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The objective was to verify the association between built environment, contextual income, and obesity in older adults in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. This was a cross-sectional study in a sample of 1,197 older people (≥60 years) evaluated in the EpiFloripa Older Adults Cohort in...

Author(s)
Araújo, C. A. H. de; Giehl, M. W. C.; Danielewicz, A. L.; Araujo, P. G. de; D'Orsi, E.; Boing, A. F.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00060217
Abstract

This study aims to explore the association of anthropometric indices of obesity with hypertension in Chinese elderly and its possible gender and age differences. A total of 7070 adults age 60 or older were interviewed in a cross-sectional study conducted in 2017. Anthropometric indices for each...

Author(s)
Wang Qian; Xu LingZhong; Li JiaJia; Sun Long; Qin WenZhe; Ding Gan; Zhu Jing; Zhang Jiao; Yu ZiHang; Xie Su
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 801
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This paper uses China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS) data to analyze the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on nutrient intakes across various family roles to identify the different family roles' heterogeneous nutrition intake responses to economic openness. The empirical evidence shows...

Author(s)
Zhou Li; Chen XiaoHong; Lei Lei
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 700
Abstract

Palm oil is widely used in the food industry for its chemical/physical properties, low cost and wide availability. Its widespread use has provoked an intense debate about whether it is a potential danger to human health. In a careful review of the scientific literature, we focused on nutritional...

Author(s)
Genova, L. di; Cerquiglini, L.; Penta, L.; Biscarini, A.; Esposito, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 651
Abstract

Rationale: Vitamin D deficiency is associated with bone loss, poor muscle strength, falls and fracture. This information in older African Americans (AAs) is sparse. Objective: The study of the relationship of Physical performance, Osteoporosis prevention with vitamin D in older African Americans...

Author(s)
Ruban Dhaliwal; Mikhail, M.; Usera, G.; Stolberg, A.; Islam, S.; Ragolia, L.; Aloia, J. F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2018, 65, pp 39-45
Abstract

Background: The reply of question of "which coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) technique is superior in elderly patients, off-pump or on-pump CABG surgery?" is controversial. We aimed to compare the early clinical outcomes in elderly patients undergoing off-pump and on-pump CABG. Methods: From...

Author(s)
Yuksel, A.; Yolgosteren, A.; Kan, I. I.; Cayİr, M. C.; Velİoglu, Y.; Yalcİn, M.; Tok, M.; Bİcer, M.; Sİgnak, I. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Acta Chirurgica Belgica, 2018, 118, 2, pp 99-104
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Background: Deficiency of vitamin D has been associated with various health conditions. However, vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and factors associated with VDD are not well studied, especially among the urban elderly population of India. Aim: To assess the prevalence of VDD and its associated factors...

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Palla Suryanarayana; Nimmathota Arlappa; Santhosh, V. S.; Nagalla Balakrishna; Rajkumar, P. L.; Undrajavarapu Prasad; Raju, B. B.; Kommula Shivakeseva; Shoshanni, K. D.; Madabushi Seshacharyulu; Geddam, J. B.; Prasanthi, P. S.; Rajendran Ananthan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Annals of Human Biology, 2018, 45, 2, pp 133-139
Abstract

Purpose of review: β-Hydroxy β-methylbutyrate (HMB) has been used for many years in athletes for muscle buildup and strength, and endurance enhancement. In recent years, its interest quickly expanded in older (diseased) populations and during (exercise) rehabilitation and recovery from...

Author(s)
Engelen, M. P. K. J.; Deutz, N. E. P.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 2018, 21, 3, pp 207-213
Abstract

We examined whether baPWV could be affected by pork collagen peptide (CP) ingestion. Seventy subjects were randomized into two groups (2.5 g/day CP and 2.5 g/day placebo). A significant reduction in baPWV was observed in the CP group compared to the placebo group. This study demonstrated that pork...

Author(s)
Igase, M.; Kohara, K.; Okada, Y.; Ochi, M.; Igase, K.; Inoue, N.; Kutsuna, T.; Miura, H.; Ohyagi, Y.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2018, 82, 5, pp 893-895
Abstract

Carnosine (β-Ala-L-His), an imidazole dipeptide, is known to have many functions. Recently, we demonstrated in a double-blind randomized controlled trial that carnosine is capable of preserving cognitive function in elderly people. In the current study, we assessed the ability of carnosine to...

Author(s)
Yamashita, S.; Sato, M.; Matsumoto, T.; Kadooka, K.; Hasegawa, T.; Fujimura, T.; Katakura, Y.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2018, 82, 4, pp 683-688

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