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Diet and exercise can prevent muscle loss in old age

A new study has revealed that diet supplementation combined with exercise training is very effective in preventing muscle loss especially in old age.

Night owls run higher diabetes risk than early risers

A new study has revealed that night owls are more likelier to develop diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep.

Nutritional factors that may help preserve muscle mass revealed

A new review by a team including an Indian scientist has identified the role of nutrition in sarcopenia, with focus on protein, vitamins D and B, and acid-based diet.

How muscles waste away `found`

Scientists claim to have finally found how muscles waste away in aged people -- it`s due to the permanent disconnection between nerves and muscles.

Can reversal of ageing help save our muscles?

We begin to lose muscle by the age of 40. By 80, up to a third of it may be gone. It`s an inevitable process of ageing called sarcopenia. But why does it happen and can it be stopped? A new study has provided some answers.

Can reversal of ageing help save our muscles?

We begin to lose muscle by the age of 40. By 80, up to a third of it may be gone. It`s an inevitable process of ageing called sarcopenia. But why does it happen and can it be stopped? A new study has provided some answers.

New study sheds light on muscle loss

By the time we reach our 40s, we begin to lose muscles and by age 80, up to a third of the muscles may have disappeared. It`s an inevitable process of ageing called sarcopenia. A study at UTHSC,San Antonio has provided answers.

New study sheds light on muscle loss

By the time we reach our 40s, we begin to lose muscles and by age 80, up to a third of the muscles may have disappeared. It`s an inevitable process of ageing called sarcopenia. A study at UTHSC,San Antonio has provided answers.