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Associations of medical conditions, lifestyle and unintentional weight loss in early old age: The 1946 British Birth Cohort.

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Summary of "Associations of medical conditions, lifestyle and unintentional weight loss in early old age: The 1946 British Birth Cohort."

Unintentional weight loss in older people has been linked to increased risk of mortality. We aimed to investigate common medical conditions and lifestyle factors, including body fat distribution, as potential determinants of recent and prospective unintentional weight loss in early old age.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0211952

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A state of increased vulnerability to stressors, following declines in function and reserves across multiple physiologic systems, characterized by MUSCLE WEAKNESS; FATIGUE; slowed motor performance; low physical activity; and unintentional weight loss.

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