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Strength training best intervention for sarcopenia-5119

Strength training best intervention for sarcopenia

A review of 37 studies examining the role of interventions for and the prevalence of sarcopenia in people ages 50 years and older was conducted.

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Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain-5105

Health professionals should listen harder to older adults with chronic pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, an observance that focuses on recognizing the existence of chronic pain and providing resources for people who experience it (American Chronic Pain Association).

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Women might be able to cool hot flashes with weight loss-5031

Women might be able to cool hot flashes with weight loss

For a pilot study, 40 women who were overweight or obese and reported four or more hot flashes a day were assigned to a control group or to a weight loss group that reduced calories and engaged in moderate exercise.

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Physical activity helps prevent chronic disease in people with disabilities-4737

Physical activity helps prevent chronic disease in people with disabilities

Most adults are able to participate in physical activity, even when they have a disability, such as serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs; hearing; seeing; or concentrating, remembering or making decisions.

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Low back pain is primary cause of  disability worldwide-4660

Low back pain is primary cause of disability worldwide

Low back pain causes more disability around the world than any of the other 291 medical conditions cited in the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study, found a new analysis. At a global prevalence of 9.4%, low back pain (with and without pain radiating down the legs) was highest in terms of disability and sixth in terms of disability-adjusted life years (DALY), an estimate of the years of “healthy” life lost due to a disability.

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Too little sleep may lead to widespread pain in older adults-4606

Too little sleep may lead to widespread pain in older adults

Background in a new study states that musculoskeletal pain is more prevalent as people age, with up to 80% of people 65 years of age and older experiencing daily pain. Widespread pain that affects multiple areas of the body affects 15% of women and 10% of men over age 50.

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