the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
July 29, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
pocket guide to staying healthy at 50 +. For consumers; Agency
for Healthcare Research and Quality, USDHHS and AARP; includes eating right,
keeping active, skin care, and prevention charts to keep track of dental,
hearing, and vision care appointments.
HHS Secretary Launched the Third
Annual "Take A Loved One to the
Doctor Day" designated for September 21, 2004. A key element in the
bigger campaign Closing the Health Gap, it is designed to help make
good health an important issue among racial and ethnic minorities, who
are affected by serious diseases and health conditions at far greater rates
than other Americans.
and Web links
State of 50+ America. For consumers and professional; AARP (2004) overview
of 20 indicators including: median family income, pension coverage rate,
affordable healthcare, health and phyical activity levels.
O, Meydani SN, and Russell RM. Yogurt and gut function. Am J Clin Nutr.
C, Baldwin R, Burns A. Treating depression in later life. BMJ. 2004;329:181-182.
RS, Hollar D, Hebert PR, Lamas GA, Hennekens CH. Randomized trials of vitamin
E in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Arch Intern
SA, Blake H, Gladman JR, Hart E , Lymbery M, Dewey ME, McCloughry H, Walker
M, Miller P. A randomised controlled trial of a care home rehabilitation
service to reduce long-term institutionalisation for elderly people. Age
E, Coyle D, Whelan T, Clinch J, Reyno L, Earle C, Willan A, Viola R, Coristine
M, Janz T, Glossop R. Family caregiver burden: results of a longitudinal
study of breast cancer patients and their principal caregivers. CMAJ.
VA, Roubenoff R, Wood M, Frontera WR, Evans WJ, Fiatarone Singh MA. Anthropometric
assessment of 10-y changes in body composition in the elderly. Am J
Clin Nutr. 2004;80:475-482.
JS, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky FA, Harris T, Everhart J, Simonsick EM, Rubin
SM, Newman AB. Weight-loss intention in the well-functioning, community-dwelling
elderly: associations with diet quality, physical activity, and weight
J Clin Nutr.
M, Schiller JS, Bernadel L, National Center for Health Statistics. Summary
health statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2002.
Health Stat. 2004;10(222).
PK, Muller D, Hallfrisch J, Andres R, Tucker KL. Food patterns measured
by factor analysis and anthropometric changes in adults. Am
J Clin Nutr.
AJ, Wellman SW, Stier OB. Holocaust survivors Report Long-Term Effects
on Attitudes toward Food. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004;36:189-196.
E, Nazemi R, Fujita, S. Muscle tissue changes with aging. Clinical Nutrition
& Metabolic Care. 2004;7:405-410.
RE, Women's body image. The Gerontologist. 2004;44:444.
YC, Lu FH, Wu JS, Wu CH, Chang CJ. The protective effect of habitual tea
consumption on hypertension. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:1534-1540.
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