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Elderly women who received Helicobacter pylori-eradicating therapy have reduced risk of low skeletal muscle mass

Baeg MK et al.
Used Parameters : %SMM, PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Korea

Journal : Clinical Interventions in Aging

Background Sarcopenia is associated with adverse outcomes such as physical disability, poorer quality of life, and death. Helicobacter pylori (HP) eradication increases ghrelin secretion, which may be a possible treatment for sarcopenia. We investigated whether HP eradication reduces the risk of low muscle mass (LMM), which is an integral component of sarcopenia. Materials and methods Healthy, asymptomatic women aged≥ 60 years who participated in a health screening program were enrolled. Subjects with a history of HP …
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