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Immunologic Changes in Frail Older Adults
Several studies have shown a heightened inflammatory state in frail older adults, marked by high serum levels of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein and an increased number of circulating leukocytes. Activation of monocytes ...
How healthy is community-dwelling elderly population? Results from southern Italy
PURPOSE To explore the frequency of polypharmacy, functional and cognitive capacity among the elderly in Southern Italy. METHODS Populationbased retrospective cross-sectional study. Information were retrieved from ...
Models for preclinical studies in aging-related disorders: one is not for all
Preclinical studies are essentially based on animal models of a particular disease. The primary purpose of preclinical efficacy studies is to support generalization of treatment–effect relationships to human subjects. ...