From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
November 30th , 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
Webinar by Barbara Kamp, MS, RD, National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity & Aging – "Nutrition Service Providers Guide: A Hands-on How-to Guide for Applying the Dietary Guidelines to Programs", Dec. 5, 2007. Online Registration is now available here.
Awarded Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University $10-million to create a comprehensive database on long-term care in the US. For more information, please click here.
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FY 2008 Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Conference: "Emerging Issues & Recent Findings", Dec. 6, 2007 in Washington, DC. For more information, please click here.
FNS annouces availability of $75,000/yr grants for Food Stamp Outreach to individuals aged 60+ and Hispanic individuals aged 60+. For more information about eligibility, please click here.
"Household Food Security in the United States, 2006". To view publication, please click here.
Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP)
3 DALTCP reports added online in Sept. & Oct. 2007:
Atti AR, Palmer K, Volpato S, Winblad B, De Ronchi D, Fratiglioni L. Late-life body mass index and dementia incidence: nine-year follow-up data from the Kungsholmen Project. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].
Boynton A, Neuhouser ML, Wener MH, Wood B, Sorensen B, Chen-Levy Z, Kirk EA, Yasui Y, Lacroix K, McTiernan A, Ulrich CM. Associations between healthy eating patterns and immune function or inflammation in overweight or obese postmenopausal women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:1445-55.
Chen Z, Wang Z, Lohman T, Heymsfield SB, Outwater E, Nicholas JS, Bassford T, LaCroix A, Sherrill D, Punyanitya M, Wu G, Going S. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is a valid tool for assessing skeletal muscle mass in older women. J Nutr. 2007; 137:2775-80.
Dullemeijer C, Durga J, Brouwer IA, van de Rest O, Kok FJ, Brummer RJ, van Boxtel MP, Verhoef P. n 3 Fatty acid proportions in plasma and cognitive performance in older adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:1479-85.
Efstathiou JA, Bae K, Shipley WU, Hanks GE, Pilepich MV, Sandler HM, Smith MR. Obesity and mortality in men with locally advanced prostate cancer: analysis of RTOG 85-31. Cancer. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].
Fuchs D, Vafeiadou K, Hall WL, Daniel H, Williams CM, Schroot JH, Wenzel U. Proteomic biomarkers of peripheral blood mononuclear cells obtained from postmenopausal women undergoing an intervention with soy isoflavones. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007; 86:1369-75.
Gray SL, Anderson ML, Crane PK, Breitner JC, McCormick W, Bowen JD, Teri L, Larson E. Antioxidant vitamin supplement use and risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Grodstein F, Kang JH, Glynn RJ, Cook NR, Gaziano JM. A randomized trial of beta carotene supplementation and cognitive function in men: the Physicians' Health Study II. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:2184-90.
Key TJ, Appleby PN, Spencer EA, Roddam AW, Neale RE, Allen NE. Calcium, diet and fracture risk: a prospective study of 1898 incident fractures among 34 696 British women and men. Public Health Nutr. 2007;10:1314-20.
Nurk E, Drevon CA, Refsum H, Solvoll K, Vollset SE, Nygard O, Nygaard HA, Engedal K, Tell GS, Smith AD. Cognitive performance among the elderly and dietary fish intake: the Hordaland Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:1470-8.
Richards JB, Valdes AM, Gardner JP, Paximadas D, Kimura M, Nessa A, Lu X, Surdulescu GL, Swaminathan R, Spector TD, Aviv A. Higher serum vitamin D concentrations are associated with longer leukocyte telomere length in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86: 1420-25.
Robinson SM, Jameson KA, Batelaan SF, Martin HJ, Syddall HE, Dennison EM, Cooper C, Sayer AA; the Hertfordshire Cohort Study Group. Diet and its relationship with grip strength in community-dwelling older men and women: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].
Sergi G, Perissinotto E, Toffanello ED, Maggi S, Manzato E, Buja A, Coin A, Frigo AC, Inelmen EM, Enzi G; for the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging Working Group. Lower extremity motor performance and body mass index in elderly people: the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;[Epub ahead of print].
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