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Sarcopenia in Asia: consensus report of the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia.
Sarcopenia, a newly recognized geriatric syndrome, is characterized by age-related decline of skeletal muscle plus low muscle strength and/or physical performance. Previous studies have confirmed theExpand
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Resveratrol protects human endothelium from H(2)O(2)-induced oxidative stress and senescence via SirT1 activation.
AIM Silencing information regulator (SirT1), a NAD-dependent histone deacetylase, is an essential mediator of longevity in normal cells by calorie restriction. SirT1 has many biological functions,Expand
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Comparisons of sarcopenia defined by IWGS and EWGSOP criteria among older people: results from the I-Lan longitudinal aging study.
OBJECTIVE To compare clinical characteristics of sarcopenia defined by the International Working Group on Sarcopenia (IWGS) and European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) criteriaExpand
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Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia: 2019 Consensus Update on Sarcopenia Diagnosis and Treatment.
Clinical and research interest in sarcopenia has burgeoned internationally, Asia included. The Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS) 2014 consensus defined sarcopenia as "age-related loss ofExpand
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Radiation exposure during transmission measurements: comparison between CT- and germanium-based techniques with a current PET scanner
In positron emission tomographic (PET) scanning, transmission measurements for attenuation correction are commonly performed by using external germanium-68 rod sources. Recently, combined PET andExpand
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Association of cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms and sarcopenia among healthy older men in the veterans retirement community in southern Taiwan: A cross‐sectional study
To evaluate the association of cognitive impairment, depressive mood and sarcopenia among older men living in the veterans retirement community in southern Taiwan
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Clinical usefulness of fused PET/CT compared with PET alone or CT alone in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients.
UNLABELLED The diagnostic accuracy of fused positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) was compared with CT alone and PET alone in the staging and re-staging of nasopharyngealExpand
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Relative Handgrip Strength Is a Simple Indicator of Cardiometabolic Risk among Middle-Aged and Older People: A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Taiwan
Background Muscle strength may play an important role in cardiovascular health. The study was intended to evaluate the association between cardiometabolic risk, risk of coronary artery disease andExpand
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Potentially inappropriate prescribing (IP) for elderly medical inpatients in Taiwan: a hospital-based study.
Older people tend to have multiple comorbid conditions and subsequent polypharmacy, which place them at higher risk of adverse drug events, drug-drug and drug-disease interactions and IP. IP includesExpand
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Towards age-friendly hospitals and health services.
In this paper, we reviewed rationale for an age-friendly hospital (or health service) and propose our framework in detail. In a rapidly aging society, development of policies and programs to optimizeExpand
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