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Current Pharmaceutical Design
ISSN (Print): 1381-6128
ISSN (Online): 1873-4286
VOLUME: 15
ISSUE: 29
DOI: 10.2174/138161209789105045      Price:  $58









Developing Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Frailty

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Author(s): John E. Morley
Pages 3384-3395 (12)
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.
Affiliation:
Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 S. Grand Blvd., M238, St.Louis, MO 63104, Missovri, USA.