Impacts of nicotinamide riboside on functional capacity and muscle physiology in older Veterans
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July 2021 -
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Impacts of nicotinamide riboside on functional capacity and muscle physiology in older veterans Frailty is increasingly seen within the aging population and is driven largely by musculoskeletal declines. Nearly 9 million veterans are now 65 years of age or older with impairments in functional capacity, reduction in quality of life, and an increase in the use of health care services and associated costs. An estimated 45-50% of those over the age of 85 are frail, which could represent well over 1...