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  • Exploring genetic outcomes as frailty biomakers 

    Valdiglesias, Vanessa; Sánchez-Flores, María; Marcos-Pérez, Diego; Lorenzo-López, Laura; Maseda, Ana; Millán-Calenti, José Carlos; Pásaro, Eduardo; Laffon, Blanca (Oxford, 2018-04-19)
    [Abstract] Frailty has emerged as a reliable measure of the aging process. Because the early detection of frailty is crucial to prevent or even revert it, the use of biomarkers would allow an earlier and more objective ...
  • Cognitive frailty: a conceptual systematic review and an operational proposal for future research 

    Facal, David; Maseda, Ana; Pereiro Rozas, Arturo; Gandoy-Crego, Manuel; Lorenzo-López, Laura; Yanguas, Javier; Millán-Calenti, José Carlos (Elsevier, 2018-12-07)
    [Abstract] Objective. To analyze the definition of “cognitive frailty” and to study the conceptual and operational definitions used and their implications for empirical research. The relationships between this concept and ...
  • Changes in frailty status in a community-dwelling cohort of older adults: the VERISAÚDE study 

    Lorenzo-López, Laura; López-López, Rocío; Maseda, Ana; Buján, Ana; Rodríguez-Villamil, José Luis; Millán-Calenti, José Carlos (Elsevier, 2018-11-15)
    [Abstract] Objectives: Greater understanding of changes in the degree of frailty is important for clarifying the natural history of frailty and may help clinical decision-making regarding preventive interventions. The ...
  • Quality of life, functional impairment and social factors as determinants of nutritional status in older adults: the VERISAÚDE study 

    Maseda, Ana; Diego-Díez, Clara; Lorenzo-López, Laura; López-López, Rocío; Regueiro-Folgueira, Laura; Millán-Calenti, José Carlos (Elsevier, 2017-04)
    [Abstract] Background & aims. Malnutrition is an important and growing health problem in elderly people. The main aim of this research was to examine the relationship between socio-demographic factors, social resources, ...
  • Social factors and quality of life aspects on frailty syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the VERISAÚDE study 

    Labra, Carmen de; Maseda, Ana; Lorenzo-López, Laura; López-López, Rocío; Buján, Ana; Rodríguez-Villamil, José Luis; Millán-Calenti, José Carlos (BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
    [Abstract] Background. Frailty is a multidimensional clinical geriatric syndrome that may be reversed in its early stages. Most studies have paid attention to its physical or phenotypic boundaries, however, little is ...

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