Sarcopenia is an age-related loss of muscle mass associated with frailty and decreased function. It is recognized with an ICD-10 code. Still the condition remains controversial as demonstrated by a critical appraisal by Danish reseachers published earlier this year in the BMJ: 

Last year, we have published two papers on the main bottlenecks in sarcopenia research:

– How to measure sarcopenia in research and clinical practice? See our paper in European Journal of Internal Medicine:

– How to manage sarcopenia in routine clinical care? See our paper in Nature Aging: