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Motivators and barriers for physical activity in the oldest old: A systematic review
Worldwide, people engage insufficiently in physical activity, particularly subjects aged 80 years and over. For optimal life-style campaigns, knowledge of motivators and barriers for physicalExpand
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Strength training does not influence serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor
The purpose of the study was to examine the acute effect of a strength training session on brain-derived neurotrophic factor and insulin-like growth factor 1. Furthermore, the influence of a 10-weekExpand
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Reaction Times and Performance Variability in Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer's Disease
This study evaluated whether reaction times (RT) and performance variability are potential markers for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Cognitively healthy elderly (n = 218), personsExpand
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Medication History Reconciliation by Clinical Pharmacists in Elderly Inpatients Admitted from Home or a Nursing Home
Background: Accurate medication histories at hospital admission are an important element of medication safety. Discrepancies may have clinically significant consequences, especially in the elderlyExpand
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Chronic low-grade inflammation and age-related sarcopenia
Purpose of reviewAge-related chronic low-grade inflammatory profile (CLIP) has been recognized as an important causative factor for sarcopenia. Here, we report the recent evidence concerning CLIP andExpand
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Rehabilitation using manual mobilization for thoracic kyphosis in elderly postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis.
OBJECTIVE To explore the feasibility and effects of rehabilitation using manual mobilization of the thoracic spine in elderly female patients with osteoporosis. METHODS Forty-eight postmenopausalExpand
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Drug-Induced Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly
SummaryThe prevalence of orthostatic hypotension in the elderly is reported to be 5 to 33%. This high prevalence contributes to the risk of syncope and falls in old age.Drugs are a major cause ofExpand
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Reliability and clinical correlates of 3D-accelerometry based gait analysis outcomes according to age and fall-risk.
PURPOSE To investigate the reliability of a 3D-accelerometry based gait analysis, and its correlates with clinical status and fall-risk. METHODS Forty elderly subjects presenting with increasedExpand
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Age-Related Decrease in the Inducibility of Heat-Shock Protein 70 in Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells
We have investigated the effect of age and of the presence of proinflammatory cytokines on Hsp 70 production in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells, using flow cytometry. Twenty-seven women andExpand
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In vitro aging of human bone marrow derived stromal cells
We have studied the in vitro cellular aging process in human bone marrow derived stromal cells. Two cell types, here called type I and type II, can be distinguished in the primary cell population.Expand
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