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Challenges of Health Economics and Observational Research in China
Graeme Jacombs, MA, MSc, Kantar Health Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Singapore
As a country in economic transition, China faces fundamental barriers to providing sufficient and good-quality healthcare to the p...
Challenges of Health Economics and Observational Research in China
Graeme Jacombs, MA, MSc, Kantar Health Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Singapore
As a country in economic transition, China faces fundamental barriers to providing sufficient and good-quality healthcare to the p...
Changes in Body Composition with Aging: Results from Longitudinal Studies
Marjolein Visser, VU University, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
It has long been thought that age-related loss of weight, along with loss of muscle mass, was largely responsible for muscle weakn...
Clinical and Economic Consequences of Changing Pathways of Nutrition Care
Marinos Elia, MD Professor of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Southampton, UK
The use of oral nutritional supplements (ONS) in the community reduces (re)admissions to the hospital. Calculating the cost of ch...
Clinical Results from the Use of HMB to Prevent Muscle Loss During Bed Rest
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD Texas A&M University Professor, Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity Department of Health & Kinesiology College Station, Texas, USA
A summary of the results of clinical trials that evaluated the effectiveness of HMB supplementation to reduce muscle loss in patie...

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