From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
September 3rd , 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
University of Wisconsin-Extension
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
New York City Department for the Aging
Family Health & Fitness Days USA (last Sat of month)
National Women's Health & Fitness Day (last Wed)
Agnihotri P, Telfer M, Butt Z, Jella A, Cella D, Kozma CM, Ahuja M, Riaz S, Akamah J. Chronic anemia and fatigue in elderly patients: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover exploratory study with Epoetin Alfa. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Avenell A, Cook JA, MacLennan GS, MacPherson GC. Vitamin d supplementation to prevent infections: a sub-study of a randomised placebo-controlled trial in older people (RECORD trial, ISRCTN 51647438). Age Ageing. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Bitler CM, Matt K, Irving M, Hook G, Yusen J, Eagar F, Kirschner K, Walker B, Crea R. Olive extract supplement decreases pain and improves daily activities in adults with osteoarthritis and decreases plasma homocysteine in those with rheumatoid arthritis. Nutr Res. 2007;27:470-7.
Bixby WR, Spalding TW, Haufler AJ, Deeny SP, Mahlow PT, Zimmerman JB, Hatfield BD. The unique relation of physical activity to executive function in older men and women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007;39:1408-16.
Buchman AS, Wilson RS, Boyle PA, Tang Y, Fleischman DA, Bennett DA. Physical activity and leg strength predict decline in mobility performance in older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Cook NR, Albert CM, Gaziano JM, Zaharris E, MacFadyen J, Danielson E, Buring JE, Manson JE. A randomized factorial trial of vitamins C and E and beta carotene in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in women: results from the Women's Antioxidant Cardiovascular Study. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1610-8.
Dickinson BD, Havas S; Council on Science and Public Health, American Medical Association. Reducing the population burden of cardiovascular disease by reducing sodium intake: a report of the council on science and public health. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1460-8.
Grasten SM, Juntunen KS, Matto J, Mykkanen OT, El-Nezami H, Adlercreutz H, Poutanen KS Mykkanen HM. High-fiber rye bread improves bowel function in postmenopausal women but does not cause other putatively positive changes in the metabolic activity of intestinal microbiota. Nutr Res. 2007;27:454-61.
Hercberg S, Ezzedine K, Guinot C, Preziosi P, Galan P, Bertrais S, Estaquio C, Briancon S, Favier A, Latreille J, Malvy D. Antioxidant supplementation increases the risk of skin cancers in women but not in men. J Nutr. 2007;137:2098-105.
Kwon J, Suzuki T, Yoshida H, Kim H, Yoshida Y, Iwasa H, Sugiura M, Furuna T. Association between change in bone mineral density and decline in usual walking speed in elderly community-dwelling Japanese women during 2 years of follow-up. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:240-4.
Liu S, Tinker L, Song Y, Rifai N, Bonds DE, Cook NR, Heiss G, Howard BV, Hotamisligil GS, Hu FB, Kuller LH, Manson JE. A prospective study of inflammatory cytokines and diabetes mellitus in a multiethnic cohort of postmenopausal women. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1676-85.
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; [Epub ahead of print].
Neuman P, Strollo MK, Guterman S, Rogers WH, Li A, Rodday AC, Safran DG. Medicare prescription drug benefit progress report: findings from a 2006 national survey of seniors. Health Aff . Published online August 21, 2007.
Sebastian RS, Cleveland LE, Goldman JD, Moshfegh AJ. Older adults who use vitamin/mineral supplements differ from nonusers in nutrient intake adequacy and dietary attitudes. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1322-32.
Semba RD, Ferrucci L, Sun K, Walston J, Varadhan R, Guralnik JM, Fried LP. Oxidative stress is associated with greater mortality in older women living in the community. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Tang BM, Eslick GD, Nowson C, Smith C, Bensoussan A. Use of calcium or calcium in combination with vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures and bone loss in people aged 50 years and older: a meta-analysis. Lancet. 2007;370:657-66.
Wagner EA, Falciglia GA, Amlal H, Levin L, Soleimani M. Short-term exposure to a high-protein diet differentially affects glomerular filtration rate but not Acid-base balance in older compared to younger adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1404-8.
Wallner S, Kendall P, Hillers V, Bradshaw E, Medeiros LC. Online continuing education course enhances nutrition and health professionals' knowledge of food safety issues of high-risk populations. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1333-8.
Wolf AM, Siadaty M, Yaeger B, Conaway MR, Crowther JQ, Nadler JL, Bovbjerg VE. Effects of lifestyle intervention on health care costs: Improving Control with Activity and Nutrition (ICAN). J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1365-73.
Wyman JF, Croghan CF, Nachreiner NM, Gross CR, Stock HH, Talley K, Monigold M.
Effectiveness of education and individualized counseling in reducing environmental hazards in the homes of community-dwelling older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Yoshida M, McKeown NM, Rogers G, Meigs JB, Saltzman E, D'Agostino R, Jacques PF. Surrogate markers of insulin resistance are associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juice in middle and older-aged adults. J Nutr. 2007;137:2121-7.
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