From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:

August 15th , 2007: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.


Of Special Interest

FDA

Draft Guidance for Industry: Evidence-Based Review System for the Scientific Evaluation of Health Claims

HHS

Pandemic Planning Update IV

Resources and Web links

American Medical Association/American Public Health Association

Improving Health System Preparedness for Terrorism & Mass Casualty Events Recommendations for Action

American Pharmacists Association

A Pharmacist's Guide to Pandemic Preparedness

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Survey: Many CSFP participants do not receive food stamps

US Department of Homeland Security

New Preparedness Resources for Seniors, People with Disabilities & Pet Owners

Other

August is

Cataract Awareness Month

National Health Center Week (2nd week)

National Pain Awareness Month

Research

Boustani M, Hall KS, Lane KA, Aljadhey H, Gao S, Unverzagt F, Murray MD, Ogunniyi A, Hendrie H. The association between cognition and histamine-2 receptor antagonists in african americans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:1248-53.

Bozzetti F, Gianotti L, Braga M, Di Carlo V, Mariani L. Postoperative complications in gastrointestinal cancer patients: the joint role of the nutritional status and the nutritional support. Clin Nutr. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].

Cigolle CT, Langa KM, Kabeto MU, Tian Z, Blaum CS. Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:156-64.

Coles CL, Bose A, Moses PD, Mathew L, Agarwal I, Mammen T, Santosham M. Infectious etiology modifies the treatment effect of zinc in severe pneumonia. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:397.

Dyer CB, Goodwin JS, Pickens-Pace S, Burnett J, Kelly PA. Self-neglect among the elderly: a model based on more than 500 patients seen by a Geriatric Medicine Team. Am J Public Health. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].

Ericson U, Sonestedt E, Gullberg B, Olsson H, Wirfalt E. High folate intake is associated with lower breast cancer incidence in postmenopausal women in the Malmo Diet and Cancer cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:434.

Gariballa S, Forster S. Effects of dietary supplements on depressive symptoms in older patients: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Clin Nutr. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].

Lauretani F, Semba RD, Bandinelli S, Ray AL, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L. Association of low plasma selenium concentrations with poor muscle strength in older community-dwelling adults: the InCHIANTI Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:347.

McCann SE, McCann WE, Hong C, Marshall JR, Edge SB, Trevisan M, Muti P, Freudenheim JL. Dietary patterns related to glycemic index and load and risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer in the Western New York Exposure and Breast Cancer Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:465.

Mittelman MS, Haley WE, Clay OJ, Roth DL. Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease. Neurology. 2006;67:1592-9.

Mukamal KJ, Jenny NS, Tracy RP, Siscovick DS. Alcohol consumption, interleukin-6 and apolipoprotein E genotypes, and concentrations of interleukin-6 and serum amyloid P in older adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:444.

Ritchie K, Carriere I, de Mendonca A, Portet F, Dartigues JF, Rouaud O, Barberger-Gateau P, Ancelin ML. The neuroprotective effects of caffeine: a prospective population study (the Three City Study). Neurology. 2007;69:536-45.

Symons TB, Schutzler SE, Cocke TL, Chinkes DL, Wolfe RR, Paddon-Jones D. Aging does not impair the anabolic response to a protein-rich meal. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007; 86:451.

Varraso R, Fung TT, Barr RG, Hu FB, Willett W, Camargo Jr CA. Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:488.

Wang L, Gaziano JM, Liu S, Manson JE, Buring JE, Sesso HD. Whole- and refined-grain intakes and the risk of hypertension in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:472.

Welty FK, Nasca MM, Lew NS, Gregoire S, Ruan Y. Effect of onsite dietitian counseling on weight loss and lipid levels in an outpatient physician office. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100:73-5.

 


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