From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
September 19th , 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Evidence Report: Effectiveness & Safety of Vitamin D in Relation to Bone Health
Public Health & Aging Listserv, for professionals interested in issues relating to healthy aging. Subscribe at: http://www.cdc.gov/aging/forum.htm
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Current Awareness in Aging Report
Subscribe for weekly email reports to help you stay up to date with the latest developments in the field. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Demography of Health & Aging: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/pubs/caar.html
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Accurate, up-to-date information on health issues affecting Hispanic seniors now available online in Spanish from the NIA at: www.nia.nih.gov/Espanol.
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Aging News blog http://pcainet.blogspot.com/ current news & information on aging, public health, and other areas of interest.
US Census Bureau
"Poverty Rate Declines; Number of Poor Does Not", people 65 and older, the poverty rate was lower (9.4%) in 2006 than in 2005 (10.1%).
2006 Report: Income, Poverty, & Health Insurance Coverage in the US
The Food Safety Briefing Room: Information on the safety of the US food supply, societal impact of foodborne diseases, and the effectiveness of alternative policies & programs designed to protect consumers from unsafe food.
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA Aging Initiative Listserv, for professionals interested in raising awareness of the susceptibility of older persons to environmental hazards and to share information on strategies to reduce or prevent exposure.
Subscribe at: http://www.epa.gov/aging/resources/listserv.htm
Chang JC, Finucane TE, Christmas C, Vaughan W, Schwartz J, Leff B. Nutrition and involuntary weight loss: a pilot study of an educational intervention for nursing home surveyors. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007;8:110-4.
Chao SY, Houser RF, Tennstedt S, Jacques P, Dwyer JT. Food and nutrition care indicators: experts' views on quality indicators for food and nutrition services in assisted-living facilities for older adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1590-8.
Clutter Snyder D, Sloane R, Haines PS, Miller P, Clipp EC, Morey MC, Pieper C, Cohen H, Demark-Wahnefried W. The diet quality index-revised: a tool to promote and evaluate dietary change among older cancer survivors enrolled in a home-based intervention trial. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1519-29.
Corti MC, Baggio G, Sartori L, Barbato G, Manzato E, Musacchio E, Ferrucci L, Cardinali G, Donato D, Launer LJ, Zambon S, Crepaldi G, Guralnik JM. White matter lesions and the risk of incident hip fracture in older persons: results from the progetto veneto anziani study. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1745-51.
Groessl EJ, Kaplan RM, Rejeski WJ, Katula JA, King AC, Frierson G, Glynn NW, Hsu FC, Walkup M, Pahor M. Health-related quality of life in older adults at risk for disability. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33:214-8.
Karanja N, Lancaster KJ, Vollmer WM, Lin PH, Most MM, Ard JD, Swain JF, Sacks FM, Obarzanek E. Acceptability of sodium-reduced research diets, including the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet, among adults with prehypertension and stage 1 hypertension. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1530-8.
Lengyel I, Flinn JM, Peto T, Linkous DH, Cano K, Bird AC, Lanzirotti A, Frederickson CJ, van Kuijk FJ. High concentration of zinc in sub-retinal pigment epithelial deposits. Exp Eye Res. 2007;84:772-80.
Lynn J, West J, Hausmann S, Gifford D, Nelson R, McGann P, Bergstrom N, Ryan JA. Collaborative clinical quality improvement for pressure ulcers in nursing homes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Makhija SK, Gilbert GH, Litaker MS, Allman RM, Sawyer P, Locher JL, Ritchie CS. Association between aspects of oral health-related quality of life and body mass index in community-dwelling older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Manios Y, Moschonis G, Trovas G, Lyritis GP. Changes in biochemical indexes of bone metabolism and bone mineral density after a 12-mo dietary intervention program: the Postmenopausal Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:781-9.
Nilsson A. Effects of indigestible carbohydrates and GI of cereal products on glucose metabolism, satiety and cognitive function in healthy subjects; emphasising mechanisms for glycaemic regulation at the acute, second and third meal . [dissertation]. Getingevagen, SE. Division of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University; 2007.
Palma D, Pickles T, Tyldesley S; Prostate cohort outcomes initiative. Obesity as a predictor of biochemical recurrence and survival after radiation therapy for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2007;100:315-9.
Peavy GM, Lange KL, Salmon DP, Patterson TL, Goldman S, Gamst AC, Mills PJ, Khandrika S, Galasko D. The effects of prolonged stress and APOE genotype on memory and cortisol in older adults. Biol Psychiatry. 2007;62:472-8.
Piazza C, Privitera MG, Melilli B, Incognito T, Marano MR, Leggio GM, Roxas MA, Drago F. Influence of inulin on plasma isoflavone concentrations in healthy postmenopausal women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:775-80.
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.
Van Guilder GP, Westby CM, Greiner JJ, Stauffer BL, DeSouza CA. Endothelin-1 vasoconstrictor tone increases with age in healthy men but can be reduced by regular aerobic exercise. Hypertension. 2007;50:403-9.
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