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An Elevation of Resting Metabolic Rate With Declining Health in Nonagenarians May Be Associated With Decreased Muscle Mass and Function in Women and Men, Respectively

Dr. S.M. Jazwinski led a team of Tulane researchers in a study of the "oldest old" (90 years and older) that was published in The Journals of Gerontology. The study found that the increased energy expended to maintain basic life functions in nonagenarians contributed to frailty. Read full article »

Upcoming Lectures & Seminars

Aging Seminar Series

Obesity Paradox, Aging and Contributions of Physical Activity and Fitness

Speaker: Carl Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP
Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm | School of Medicine Room 7150


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5263