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Assessment of Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Using the Rapid Cognitive Screen

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has always been considered a disease mainly affecting the respiratory system, with its management focused on alleviating respiratory symptoms. Multiple comorbidities are commonly associated with COPD.( 1 …) Cognitive decline is common in COPD patients with higher prevalence when compared to normal individuals with similar characteristics.(


A Cross-Sectional Study of the Association Between Arterial Stiffness and Sarcopenia in Chinese Community-Dwelling Elderly Using the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia Criteria

With the aging of population, sarcopenia is a common condition of low skeletal muscle mass, low muscle strength, and poor physical performance ( 1 ). Sarcopenia is associated with increased falls and fracture ( 2 ), physical disabilities, frailty …

04.12.2018 Open Access

Prolonged Wait Time Prior to Entry to Home Care Packages Increases the Risk of Mortality and Transition to Permanent Residential Aged Care Services: Findings from the Registry of Older South Australians (ROSA)

Australia is experiencing population ageing no different to other countries globally. At the end of the 2016/2017 financial year, 15% (3.8 million) of Australia’s population was aged 65 years and older whilst 2% (499,000) was aged 85 years and …

26.11.2018 | Editorial

Bidirectional Communication Between Brain and Muscle

“Methinks that the moment my legs begin to move, My thoughts begin to flow” …


How Dietary Patterns are Related to Inflammaging and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Older Chinese Adults in Hong Kong — A Prospective Analysis

Diet plays an important role in health status and is one of the well-known modifiable risk factors for preventing deaths due to major chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and stroke ( 1 ). Since diet is a combination of …

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