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Elderly women who received Helicobacter pylori-eradicating therapy have reduced risk of low skeletal muscle mass

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
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Title
Elderly women who received Helicobacter pylori-eradicating therapy have reduced risk of low skeletal muscle mass
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Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
DOI 10.2147/cia.s95007
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Myong Ki Baeg, Myung-Gyu Choi, Sun-Hye Ko, Chul-Hyun Lim, Jin Su Kim, Yu Kyung Cho, Jae Myung Park, Young-Seok Cho, Bo-In Lee, In-Seok Lee

Abstract

Sarcopenia is associated with adverse outcomes such as physical disability, poorer quality of life, and death. Helicobacter pylori (HP) eradication increases ghrelin secretion, which may be a possible treatment for sarcopenia. We investigated whether HP eradication reduces the risk of low muscle mass (LMM), which is an integral component of sarcopenia. Healthy, asymptomatic women aged ≥60 years who participated in a health screening program were enrolled. Subjects with a history of HP eradication were compared with those who were HP IgG(+), but had not received HP-eradicating therapy. Body composition was measured by multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis. LMM was defined as body muscle mass 2 standard deviations below the mean muscle mass of healthy women aged 20-39 years from the same program. Multivariable analysis was used to identify sarcopenia risk factors. Three hundred seventy-two women had received HP eradication, while 689 HP IgG(+) women had not. The prevalence of LMM was significantly lower in those who received HP eradication (13.7% vs 21.6%, P=0.002). Multivariable analysis identified risk factors for LMM as age, white blood cell count, serum total protein concentration, and the metabolic syndrome. HP eradication (odds ratio: 0.632, 95% confidence interval: 0.440-0.824, P=0.013) was a significant preventive factor, and exercise (odds ratio: 0.710, 95% confidence interval: 0.504-1.002, P=0.051) had a preventive tendency. HP eradication might reduce LMM risk. This finding should be confirmed in prospective longitudinal studies to determine the long-term effects of HP eradication on sarcopenia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 69 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 11 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 14%
Student > Bachelor 8 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 9%
Researcher 4 6%
Other 9 13%
Unknown 21 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 13%
Social Sciences 3 4%
Sports and Recreations 3 4%
Materials Science 2 3%
Other 10 14%
Unknown 22 32%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 December 2015.
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#12,744,018
of 22,831,537 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#809
of 1,840 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#161,434
of 353,176 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#45
of 143 outputs
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