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The findings suggest that exercise early in life could help fend off frailness in the elderly, says study leader Kristian Gundersen, a physiologist at the University of Oslo in Norway.
The Earth appears in extreme isolation in its full frailness and vulnerability in a vast galactic expanse.
Douglas Renwick at Fitch said the latter "fiscal shock" coupled with economic and structural frailness had undermined the country's creditworthiness.
Already his weight was below 10st, accentuating the frailness of his 5ft 11in frame, making those around him wonder how he could perform one show, let alone 50.
The economic downturn has revealed the frailness of the nation's social safety nets.
This bestows her with an infant-like frailness, which may evoke strong innate impulses in the spectator to protect and nurture.
She is dressed in neatly cared for clothes but one cannot help focusing on her emaciation, her frailness, and lack of affect.
Many of us tend to equate small size with frailness, but these small birds are anything but frail.
Many carers wouldn't define themselves as such but a carer is anyone who provides help and support for someone who could not otherwise manage due to illness, disability or frailness.