From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
February, 5th 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
U.S. House of the Representatives
National Consumer Law Center
The Life and Debt Cycle: The Implications of Rising Credit Card Debt Among Older Consumers
NYC Department for the Aging
Blacher J, Czernichow S, Raphael M, Roussel C, Chadefaux-Vekemans B, Morineau G, Giraudier S, Tibi A, Henry O, Vayssiere M, Oudjhani M, Nadai S, Vincent JP, Bodak A, Di Menza C, Menard J, Zittoun J, Ducimetiere P. Very low oral doses of vitamin B-12 increase serum concentrations in elderly subjects with food-bound vitamin B-12 malabsorption. J Nutr. 2007;373-8.
Lang I, Guralnik J, Wallace RB, Melzer D. What level of alcohol consumption is hazardous for older people? Functioning and mortality in U.S. and English national cohorts. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:49-57.
Liu BA, McGeer A, McArthur MA, Simor AE, Aghdassi E, Davis L, Allard JP. Effect of multivitamin and mineral supplementation on episodes of infection in nursing home residents: a randomized, placebo-controlled study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:35-42.
Morris MS, Jacques PF, Rosenberg IH, Selhub J. Folate and vitamin B-12 status in relation to anemia, macrocytosis, and cognitive impairment in older Americans in the age of folic acid fortification. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;193-200.
Nahin RL, Fitzpatrick AL, Williamson JD, Burke GL, Dekosky ST, Furberg C; GEM Study Investigators. Use of herbal medicine and other dietary supplements in community-dwelling older people: Baseline data from the ginkgo evaluation of memory study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;1725-35.
Oliver D, Connelly JB, Victor CR, Shaw FE, Whitehead A, Genc Y, Vanoli A, Martin FC, Gosney MA. Strategies to prevent falls and fractures in hospitals and care homes and effect of cognitive impairment: systematic review and meta-analyses. BMJ. 2007;334:82.
Richards JB, Papaioannou A, Adachi JD, Joseph L, Whitson HE, Prior JC, Goltzman D; Canadian multicentre osteoporosis study research group. Effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on the risk of fracture. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:188-94.
Seaverson EL, Buell JS, Fleming DJ, Bermudez OI, Potischman N, Wood RJ, Chasan-Taber L, Tucker KL. Poor iron status is more prevalent in hispanic than in non-hispanic white older adults in Massachusetts. J Nutr. 2007;414-20.
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