BACKGROUND: reduced grip strength is associated with adverse health consequences, and there is interest in identifying modifiable influences. Cardiovascular drugs are commonly used by older people, but their effect on muscle strength is unclear. METHODS: we investigated associations between cardiovascular drug use and grip strength among 1,572 men and 1,415 women, aged 59-73, who participated in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. RESULTS: Forty-five percent of participants were taking a cardiova...Expand abstract
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Grip strength and cardiovascular drug use in older people: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.
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