From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
August 2nd, 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements conference, “Vitamin D and Health in the 21 st Century: An Update", Sept. 5-6th, 2007, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information and to register online.
Office of Dietary Supplements Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program (AMRM) Stakeholders' meeting, Sept. 10th, 2007, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information and to register online.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Nutritional Sciences Conference: 13th Annual "Current Concepts in Nutrition & Aging", Sept. 13th, 2007 at Pyle Conference Center, Madison, WI. For more information please click here.
American Academy of Ophthalmology
EyeSmart campaign — includes new set of screening recommendations & a website.
Alix E, Berrut G, Bore M, Bouthier-Quintard F, Buia JM, Chlala A, Cledat Y, d'Orsay G, Lavigne C, Levasseur R, Mouzet JB, Ombredanne MP, Salle A, Gaillard C, Ritz P. Energy requirements in hospitalized elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:1085-9.
Coin A, Perissinotto E, Enzi G, Zamboni M, Inelmen EM, Frigo AC, Manzato E, Busetto L, Buja A, Sergi G. Predictors of low bone mineral density in the elderly: the role of dietary intake, nutritional status and sarcopenia. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Elkan AC, Engvall IL, Tengstrand B, Cederholm T, Hafstrom I. Malnutrition in women with rheumatoid arthritis is not revealed by clinical anthropometrical measurements or nutritional evaluation tools. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Ensrud KE, Ewing SK, Taylor BC, Fink HA, Stone KL, Cauley JA, Tracy JK, Hochberg MC, Rodondi N, Cawthon PM; for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group. Frailty and risk of falls, fracture, and mortality in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62:744-51.
Fiala M, Liu PT, Espinosa-Jeffrey A, Rosenthal MJ, Bernard G, Ringman JM, Sayre J, Zhang L, Zaghi J, Dejbakhsh S, Chiang B, Hui J, Mahanian M, Baghaee A, Hong P, Cashman J. Innate immunity and transcription of MGAT-III and Toll-like receptors in Alzheimer's disease patients are improved by bisdemethoxycurcumin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:12849-54.
Frisard MI, Fabre JM, Russell RD, King CM, Delany JP, Wood RH, Ravussin E; for the Louisiana Healthy Aging Study. Physical activity level and physical functionality in nonagenarians compared to individuals aged 60 74 years. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62:783-8.
Kicklighter JR, Whitley DM, Kelley SJ, Shipskie SM, Taube JL, Berry RC. Grandparents raising grandchildren: a response to a nutrition and physical activity intervention. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1210-3.
Mehra R, Stone KL, Blackwell T, Israel SA, Dam TL, Stefanick ML, Redline S, for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study. Prevalence and correlates of sleep-disordered breathing in older men: Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Sleep Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;online early.
Nelson ME, Rejeski WJ, Blair SN, Duncan PW, Judge JO, King AC, Macera CA, Castaneda-Sceppa C. Physical activity and public health in older adults. Recommendation from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2007;online early.
Nemoto K, Gen-no H, Masuki S, Okazaki K, Nose H. Effects of high-intensity interval walking training on physical fitness and blood pressure in middle-aged and older people. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82:803-11.
Rafnsson SB, Deary IJ, Smith FB, Whiteman MC, Fowkes FG. Cardiovascular diseases and decline in cognitive function in an elderly community population: the Edinburgh Artery Study. Psychosom Med. 2007;69:425-34.
Sakakura K, Ishikawa J, Okuno M, Shimada K, Kario K. Exaggerated ambulatory blood pressure variability is associated with cognitive dysfunction in the very elderly and quality of life in the younger elderly. Am J Hypertens. 2007;20:720-7.
Schiffman SS, Sattely Miller EA, Taylor EL, Graham BG, Landerman LR, Zervakis J, Campagna LK, Cohen HJ, Blackwell S, Garst JL.
Combination of flavor enhancement and chemosensory education improves nutritional status in older cancer patients.
J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:439-54.
Suominen MH, Hosia Randell HM, Muurinen S, Peiponen A, Routasalo P, Soini H, Suur Uski I, Pitkala KH. Vitamin d and calcium supplementation among aged residents in nursing homes. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:433-7.
Vickers MR, Maclennan AH, Lawton B, Ford D, Martin J, Meredith SK, Destavola BL, Rose S, Dowell A, Wilkes HC, Darbyshire JH, Meade TW; WISDOM team. Main morbidities recorded in the women's international study of long duration oestrogen after menopause (WISDOM): a randomised controlled trial of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. BMJ. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
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