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Sarcopenia

Newcastle BRC at the centre of translational sarcopenia research internationally

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In October NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and the AGE Research Group welcomed nearly 100 researchers and clinicians from all over the world to Newcastle, for the second…

Newcastle BRC’s Director co-authors commentary on diagnosis and treatment of sarcopenia

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Professor Avan Aihie Sayer, Director of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), and Professor Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal Spain,…

Transforming the definition and diagnosis of sarcopenia

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Sarcopenia is a condition where muscle strength and size fall below critical thresholds as a person ages.

This can lead to a range of major adverse health outcomes including impaired…