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Breakthrough Scientific Data and Clinical Evidence Supporting the Use of HMB to Optimize Health and Disease Management - Introduction
Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD, MS, MPH, ABPNS, Medical Director, Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Lean body mass (LBM) / muscle is important for healthy aging and disease management. Both aging and immobility independently cause...
Breakthrough Scientific Data and Clinical Evidence Supporting the Use of HMB to Optimize Health and Disease Management - Malnutrition and Muscle Loss: Can We Break the Vicious Circle?
Francesco Landi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Catholic University of Rome, School of Medicine; Chief of the Rehabilitation Unit, A. Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
Lean body mass (LBM) / muscle is important for healthy aging and disease management. Both aging and immobility independently cause...
Breakthrough Scientific Data and Clinical Evidence Supporting the Use of HMB to Optimize Health and Disease Management - The Importance of Lean Body Mass and Muscle in Healthy Ageing: Latest Evidence
Nicolaas E Deutz, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of the Center for Translational Research in Aging & Longevity, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Lean body mass (LBM) / muscle is important for healthy aging and disease management. Both aging and immobility independently cause...
Cachexia in Cancer
Ingvar Bosaeus, MD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
The metabolic events surrounding cachexia in cancer differ greatly from those in starvation, with muscle loss reflecting the forme...
Can We Afford to Ignore Fat Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia? – Dr. Höfler presents information on fat metabolism in cancer cachexia. He discusses an animal study where white adipose tissue (WAT...

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