From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
January 15th , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
National Center for Health Statistics announces early release of selected estimates based on data from National Health Interview Survey
AARP: Results from Five-City Panel Study on Walking
DHHS Prevention Report includes:
Eleanor M. Simonsick, Ellen Fan, Jerome L. Fleg. Estimating cardiorespiratory fitness in well-functioning older adults: Treadmill validation of the long distance corridor walk. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;51(4):127-132.
Kuo HK, Jones RN, Milberg WP, Tennstedt S, Talbot L, Morris JN, Lipsitz LA. Cognitive function in normal-weight, overweight, and obese older adults: An analysis of the advanced cognitive training for independent and vital elderly cohort. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;51(4): 97-103.
Mukamal KJ0, Chung H, Jenny NS, Kuller LH, Longstreth WT, Mittleman MA, Burke GL, Cushman M, Psaty BM, Siscovick DS. Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;51(4):30-37.
Niedert KC; American Dietetic Association. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Liberalization of the diet prescription improves quality of life for older adults in long-term care. J Am Diet Assoc. 2005;105(12):1955-65.
Ray AL, Semba RD, Walston J, Ferrucci L, Cappola AR, Ricks MO, Xue QL, Fried LP. Low serum selenium and total carotenoids predict mortality among older women living in the community: The Women's Health and Aging Studies. J Nutr. 2006;136(1):172-6.
Rolland Y, Pillard F, Garrigue E, Amouyal K, Riviere D, Vellas B. Nutritional intake and recreational physical activity in healthy elderly women living in the community. J Nutr Health Aging. 2005;9(6):397-402.
Sharkey JR. Longitudinal examination of homebound older adults who experience heightened food insufficiency: effect of diabetes status and implications for service provision. Gerontologist. 2005;45(6):773-82.
Stott DJ, MacIntosh G, Lowe GD, Rumley A, McMahon AD, Langhorne P, Tait RC, O'Reilly DS, Spilg EG, MacDonald JB, MacFarlane PW, Westendorp RG. Randomized controlled trial of homocysteine-lowering vitamin treatment in elderly patients with vascular disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;82(6):1320-6.
Wilson MM, Thomas DR, Rubenstein LZ, Chibnall JT, Anderson S, Baxi A, Diebold MR, Morley JE. Appetite assessment: simple appetite questionnaire predicts weight loss in community-dwelling adults and nursing home residents. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Nov;82(5):1074-81.
Yan LL, Daviglus ML, Liu K, Stamler J, Wang R, Pirzada A, Garside DB, Dyer AR, Van Horn L, Liao Y, Fries JF, Greenland P. Midlife body mass index and hospitalization and mortality in older age. JAMA. 2006;295(2):190-8.
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