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Sarcopenia Summary

Description: Progressive decline in muscle mass due to aging which results in decreased functional capacity of muscles.

Also Known As: Sarcopenias

Networked: 864 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 126 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sarcopenia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 42 results : FDA 13
  2. Myostatin : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 40 results : IBA
  3. Vitamin D : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 45 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 34 results : IBA
  5. Leucine (L-Leucine) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 17 results : FDA 31
  6. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 21 results : IBA
  7. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 26 results : IBA
  8. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
  9. Amino Acids : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 53
  10. Ghrelin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Sarcopenia

  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Muscular Dystrophies (Muscular Dystrophy)
  3. Atrophic Muscular Disorders
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
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Key Therapies for Sarcopenia

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  1. Resistance Training : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 68 results
  2. Caloric Restriction : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  3. Lung Transplantation : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  4. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 7 studies in 33 results
  5. Liver Transplantation : 5 studies in 21 results
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