Sarcopenia is the progressive loss of skeletal muscle that comes with aging. Sarcopenia is thought to play a major role in the increased frailty and functional impairment that comes with age. https://www.agingresearch.org/health-topic/sarcopenia/
The Gérontopôle of the Toulouse University Hospital (Toulouse, France) is an internationally recognized institution for clinical research, particularly Alzheimer’s disease, nursing home research, sarcopenia and frailty (coordinating international scientific task forces on the topics).
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