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It has been suggested that gain-framed messages are more effective than loss-framed messages in promoting low-risk health behaviors such as physical activity. Because of a heightened health concern and possible medical complications, older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) may consider physical...

Author(s)
Li KinKit; Ng, L.; Cheng SheungTak; Fung, H. H.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 2017, 39, 3, pp 222-227
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the impact of the overweight and obesity on pulmonary function of the elderly patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Methods: A population-based sample of 198 subjects with COPD was selected. Subjects were grouped by body mass index (BMI), and then ...

Author(s)
Zhao PengFei; Mu Jing; Zhang Yi; Hou BingXin; Hu Yi
Publisher
Practical Geriatrics, Nanjing, China
Citation
Practical Geriatrics, 2017, 31, 9, pp 872-875
Abstract

Objective: To explore the effect of nutritional intervention on nutritional status and emotion in elderly patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy. Methods: Forty-nine elderly patients with head and neck malignant tumor receiving radiotherapy were randomly divided into nutritional...

Author(s)
Wang JianFeng; Fang Fang; Yu Lei
Publisher
Practical Geriatrics, Nanjing, China
Citation
Practical Geriatrics, 2017, 31, 9, pp 847-850
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Objective: To investigate micro-inflammatory state and protein-energy wasting (PEW) states in maintenance peritoneal dialysis (MPD) patients, then analysis of the correlation between them. Methods: Ninety-six cases of MPD patients in this Hospital were selected from March 2012 to September 2015....

Author(s)
Zhou ChangJu; Cao Juan; Zhang Xu; Yin Di; Ding Hao; Zhao CaiXia; Zhang SuoJian; Zhao Ye
Publisher
Chongqing Health Information Center, Chongqing, China
Citation
Chongqing Medicine, 2017, 46, 23, pp 3212-3215
Abstract

Objective: To explore the correlation between the posterior vertebral muscle group aging degeneration and body mass index (BMI) in normal middle-aged and elderly women. Methods: One hundred and fifteen women (48-75 years old) divided into the middle-aged group (<60 years old) and elderly group (≥60 years old). The...

Author(s)
Li XinMin; Wang Ling; Hou Xue; Chen YiZhong; Jiang YanFen; Cheng XiaoGuang
Publisher
Chongqing Health Information Center, Chongqing, China
Citation
Chongqing Medicine, 2017, 46, 22, pp 3053-3056
Abstract

Objective: To understand the incidence of metabolic syndrome (MS) among populations in the west Jiangxi area and its distribution characteristics. Methods: A total of 6 714 people in west Jiangxi area were performed the cross-sectional survey for analyzing the prevalence situation of MS among...

Author(s)
Peng Hui; Yi Jing; Xiong DongLin; Li BaiYun
Publisher
Chongqing Health Information Center, Chongqing, China
Citation
Chongqing Medicine, 2017, 46, 24, pp 3385-3386
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A critical goal in the management of elderly patients with diabetes is to improve their health-related quality of life (HRQOL). This study aimed to identify the factors affecting HRQOL in elderly Korean patients with diabetes. Participants were 365 elderly patients with diabetes who were treated in ...

Author(s)
Kim HackSun; Kim KiSook
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Community Health, 2017, 42, 5, pp 998-1007
Abstract

Between body mass index (BMI) ≥30 and waist circumference (WC) ≥102/88 cm, we investigated which of the two measures is a better predictor of two of the most common chronic diseases - diabetes mellitus and hypertension while also examining differential association by gender, age group, and...

Author(s)
Seo DongChul; Choe SiYoung; Torabi MohammadR.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2017, 97, pp 100-108
Abstract

Reptiles are becoming increasingly popular as pets. Those animals are reservoirs of a wide variety of Salmonella serotypes, that may be transmitted to warm-blooded animals, including humans. Accordingly, good hygiene practices related to husbandry are important for prevention of Reptile-associated...

Author(s)
Corrente, M.; Sangiorgio, G.; Grandolfo, E.; Bodnar, L.; Catella, C.; Trotta, A.; Martella, V.; Buonavoglia, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 73-78
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of green tea catechins on aging and dementia.

As the number of elderly rapidly increases in Japan, the number of patients with dementia is also increasing. The most important risk factor for dementia is "aging" while "senescence" acts as a promoting factor. The prevention of "brain senescence" is an important strategy to prevent dementia. The...

Author(s)
Unno, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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