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Developing Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Frailty

Author(s): John E. Morley

Affiliation: Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 S. Grand Blvd., M238, St.Louis, MO 63104, Missovri, USA.

Abstract:

Frailty is now defined as a clinical entity and potentially responsive to medications. This article reviews the drugs available and those under development. While, at present, exercise is the primary therapy, it is expected over the next decade that numerous drugs will be available to treat components of the frailty syndrome.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 15
ISSUE: 29
Page: [3384 - 3395]
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.2174/138161209789105045
Price: $58