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Challenges of Defining Sarcopenia: Status Report of the EUGMS Working Group on Sarcopenia
Tommy Cederholm, MD, PhD, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
The definition of sarcopenia has thus far been inexact, sharing many characteristics with cachexia, frailty and starvation. This ...
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...

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