Archive for November, 2011

School of Nursing researchers develop pilot program to benchmark muscle strength in the elderly

November 10, 2011

As we grow older, our bones and our muscles grow weaker. It is a simple, biological fact of life. Consequently, this weakening of bone and muscle makes us more susceptible to falls as we age. The risk of falling increases further with the onset of chronic conditions such as osteoporosis (diminished bone mass), which effects […]

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