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Scientists identify animal model to study human musculoskeletal aging – News-Medical.Net

There are many components to aging, both mental and physical. When it comes to the infrastructure of the human body – the musculoskeletal system that includes muscles,…

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There are many components to aging, both mental and physical. When it comes to the infrastructure of the human body – the musculoskeletal system that includes muscles, bones, tendons and cartilage – age-associated decline is inevitable, and the rate of that decline increases the older we get. The loss of muscle function — and often muscle mass — is scientifically known as sarcopenia or dynapenia.
For adults in their 40s, sarcopenia is hardly noticeable — about 3% muscle mass is lost each decade….

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