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frail

a quantity of raisins or figs equal to between 50 and 75 pounds
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29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of certain micronutrients are associated with measures of prefrailty and frailty in older adults, according to a study published online Aug.
ENPNewswire-August 26, 2019--Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin: Low levels of dietary vitamins linked to frailty in older adults
[USA], Aug 22 (ANI): Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants are linked to frailty among older adults, suggests a study.
But it's not just a byproduct of aging: Frailty is a standalone medical condition, researchers report.
Frailty is the depletion of physiological and functional reserve across many organ systems, leading to a diminished capacity to withstand environmental stressors such as surgery.
In the last few decades, researchers and health professionals have considered frailty as a distinct geriatric syndrome that shows high prevalence with increasing age (1).
MIAMI, Fla., February 19, 2019 -- Biopharmaceutical company Longeveron LLC will discussed its latest clinical research of stem cell treatments for aging frailty at the International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research in February.
Frailty is a common clinical syndrome in which vulnerability to poor health outcomes such as disability, falls, institutionalization, and mortality is increased (2, 3).
Among people of the same age, the degree of frailty influences the association between Alzheimer's disease pathology and Alzheimer's dementia, according to research published online ahead of print Jan.
(1,2) Although the majority of older adults age successfully, longer life spans can result in a higher prevalence of frailty, due in part to the accumulation of multiple interacting complex health and social problems.
Currently, these represent 74% of all causes of mortality in our country and many of them are causes of dysfunctions and disabilities (5,6), among which is physiological frailty.