Muscle Mass Index as a Predictor of Longevity in Older-Adults.

Overview of attention for article published in American Journal of Medicine, February 2014
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Muscle Mass Index as a Predictor of Longevity in Older-Adults.
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American Journal of Medicine, February 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.02.007
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Srikanthan, Preethi, Karlamangla, Arun S.

Abstract

Obesity (as defined by body mass index) has not been associated consistently with higher mortality in older adults. However, total body mass includes fat and muscle, which have different metabolic effects. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that greater muscle mass in older adults is associated with lower all-cause mortality.

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This article has an Altmetric score of 273. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that this article has received. This score was calculated when the article was last mentioned on 30 July 2015.
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