Older adults who gained the most fat in their thighs and lost the most thigh muscle were at the greatest risk for a clinically meaningful decline in walking speed in a Wake Forest study of more than 2,000 adults between the ages of 70 and 79.
Seniors fighting muscle weakness could be helped by widely available blood pressure medications, according to new research.
The key to building muscle mass is achieving muscle fatigue, not necessarily lifting the heaviest weight, according to new research that could have implications for senior therapy providers.
As muscle strength decreases, chances of developing Alzheimer's disease increase, according to recently published research.
A double dose of insulin could help spur muscle growth in the elderly, a new study finds.