Suzana Shahar

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between vitamin A, vitamin E and apolipoprotein E status with mild cognitive impairment among elderly people in low-cost residential areas
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Care Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Nutr Neurosci 16:6-12. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between trace element and heavy metal levels in hair and nail with prostate cancer
    Golgis Karimi
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda A Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:4249-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The Third National Health and Morbidity Survey: prevalence of obesity, and abdominal obesity among the Malaysian elderly population
    S Suzana
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda A Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:318-29. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Roles of adiposity, lifetime physical activity and serum adiponectin in occurrence of breast cancer among Malaysian women in Klang Valley
    Suzana Shahar
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetic, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:61-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Loneliness and depression among the elderly in an agricultural settlement: mediating effects of social support
    Wan Mohd Yunus Wan Mohd Azam
    Health Psychology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:134-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between social support and depression, and quality of life of the elderly in a rural community in Malaysia
    Norhayati Ibrahim
    Health Psychology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:59-66. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A nutrition education intervention for anthropometric and biochemical profiles of rural older Malays with metabolic syndrome
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Care Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Public Health Nurs 30:140-9. 2013
  8. pmc Effectiveness of exercise and protein supplementation intervention on body composition, functional fitness, and oxidative stress among elderly Malays with sarcopenia
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetic Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1365-75. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid-concentrated fish oil supplementation in subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a 12-month randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Lai Kuan Lee
    Nutrition Science Program, School of Health Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:605-12. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Apparent bioavailability of isoflavones in urinary excretions of postmenopausal Malay women consuming tempeh compared with milk
    Hasnah Haron
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:642-50. 2011

Collaborators

  • Norhayati Ibrahim
  • Rosdinom Razali
  • Hasnah Haron
  • Amin Ismail
  • KIMBERLY O O'BRIEN
  • Sue Mian Then
  • Shahrul A Noah
  • A Geeta
  • Sai Krupa Das
  • Ai Vyrn Chin
  • Nazlena Mohamad Ali
  • G L Khor
  • Lai Kuan Lee
  • Naghmeh Zahra Mirhosseini
  • Noor Aini Mohd Yusoff
  • NorFadilah Rajab
  • Ahmad Rohi Ghazali
  • Shazli Ezzat Ghazali
  • Mahadir Ahmad
  • Wan Mohd Yunus Wan Mohd Azam
  • Zaini Said
  • Manal M Badrasawi
  • Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
  • Golgis Karimi
  • S Suzana
  • Elham Pirabbasi
  • Zalina Abu Zaid
  • Zahara Abdul Manaf
  • Nur Islami Mohd Fahmi Teng
  • Rahman A Jamal
  • Habib Alah Esmaili
  • Zahara Abd Manaf
  • Mohammad Reza Hatef
  • Norhana Angkat
  • T Maniam
  • Nor Azmi Kamaruddin
  • Normah Che Din
  • Firdaus Kamarulzaman
  • Abdullah Banihashem
  • Che Din Normah
  • M N Noor Safiza
  • C C Kee
  • Mahin Najafiyan
  • Mohammad Reza Parizadeh
  • Roslina Abdul Manap
  • R Rahmah
  • Nor Faizah Abu Bakar
  • H Jamaiyah
  • A Rahman A Jamal
  • Nasim Homayouni
  • Y Ahmad Fauzi
  • Z Ahmad Ali
  • A T Ruzita
  • Roslee Rajikan
  • Safiyyah Abdul Aziz
  • Maria Cheraghi
  • Noor Aini Mohd Yusof
  • Mohammad Taghi Shakeri
  • Mohd Sham Othman
  • A R Jamaludin
  • Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah
  • Che Suhaili Che Taha
  • Mohammad Taghi Shakery
  • Syyed Mohahhad Reza Parizadeh
  • Majid Ghayour Mobarhen

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Association between vitamin A, vitamin E and apolipoprotein E status with mild cognitive impairment among elderly people in low-cost residential areas
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Care Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Nutr Neurosci 16:6-12. 2013
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  2. ncbi request reprint Association between trace element and heavy metal levels in hair and nail with prostate cancer
    Golgis Karimi
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda A Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:4249-53. 2012
    ..Further studies to elucidate the causal mechanisms and appropriate chemopreventive measures are needed...
  3. doi request reprint The Third National Health and Morbidity Survey: prevalence of obesity, and abdominal obesity among the Malaysian elderly population
    S Suzana
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda A Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:318-29. 2012
    ..In conclusion, adiposity affects about one third of the Malaysian elderly population, especially those of the younger age group, women, and those with higher socioeconomic status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Roles of adiposity, lifetime physical activity and serum adiponectin in occurrence of breast cancer among Malaysian women in Klang Valley
    Suzana Shahar
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetic, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:61-6. 2010
    ..Lack of physical activities throughout life is related to obesity and is a risk factor of breast cancer, however, the associations of these factors with adiponectin in the occurrence of breast cancer have not been well investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Loneliness and depression among the elderly in an agricultural settlement: mediating effects of social support
    Wan Mohd Yunus Wan Mohd Azam
    Health Psychology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:134-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the role of social support in the association between loneliness and depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between social support and depression, and quality of life of the elderly in a rural community in Malaysia
    Norhayati Ibrahim
    Health Psychology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:59-66. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine the role of social support and depression in predicting the quality of life among the elderly living in a rural Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) community in Malaysia...
  7. doi request reprint A nutrition education intervention for anthropometric and biochemical profiles of rural older Malays with metabolic syndrome
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Care Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Public Health Nurs 30:140-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a nutrition education intervention package in improving anthropometric, clinical and biochemical indicators of rural older Malays with metabolic syndrome (MS)...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of exercise and protein supplementation intervention on body composition, functional fitness, and oxidative stress among elderly Malays with sarcopenia
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetic Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1365-75. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the exercise program was found to improve muscle strength and body composition, while protein supplementation reduced body weight and increased upper body strength, among sarcopenic elderly in Malaysia. ..
  9. doi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid-concentrated fish oil supplementation in subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a 12-month randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Lai Kuan Lee
    Nutrition Science Program, School of Health Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:605-12. 2013
    ..However, it remains unclear whether fish oil affects cognitive function in older people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  10. doi request reprint Apparent bioavailability of isoflavones in urinary excretions of postmenopausal Malay women consuming tempeh compared with milk
    Hasnah Haron
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:642-50. 2011
    ..However, further studies are needed to determine whether longer periods of time are required to capture EQ producers...
  11. doi request reprint The role of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in reducing lipid peroxidation among elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment: a case-control study
    Lai Kuan Lee
    Nutrition Science Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Nutr Biochem 24:803-8. 2013
    ..LPO levels decreased significantly with increasing DHA and EPA intake. In summary, the findings revealed that DHA and EPA can play a role in alleviating oxidative stress and reducing the risk of neurodegenerative diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum folate concentration, cognitive impairment, and DNA damage among elderly individuals in Malaysia
    Lai Kuan Lee
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur 50300, Malaysia
    Nutr Res 29:327-34. 2009
    ..36-138.29). In conclusion, this study highlighted the important role of serum folate concentration for cognitive function and provided a concise picture regarding the elevated levels of oxidative DNA damage in peripheral lymphocytes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its influencing factors among adolescent girls in Mashhad, Iran
    Naghmeh Zahra Mirhosseini
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:131-6. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, one of the major public-health challenges worldwide, and its influencing factors among 15 to 17 years old adolescent girls in Mashhad, Iran...
  14. pmc Development and analysis of acceptance of a nutrition education package among a rural elderly population: an action research study
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Programme, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda A, Aziz 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Geriatr 12:24. 2012
    ..This action research was conducted to develop a nutrition education package for promoting healthy ageing and reducing risk of chronic diseases among older adults in a rural area of Malaysia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Roles of diet, lifetime physical activity and oxidative DNA damage in the occurrence of prostate cancer among men in Klang Valley, Malaysia
    Suzana Shahar
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:605-11. 2011
    ..There is a paucity of information on risk factors of prostate cancer, especially those related to dietary and lifestyle among Asian populations...
  16. doi request reprint Bone-related complications of transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia among children and adolescents
    Naghmeh Zahra Mirhosseini
    Dietetic Programme, Centre for Health Care Sciences, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:468-76. 2013
    ..Considering influencing factors, dietary counseling and preventive supplementation therapy for this high risk group of children and adolescents may be necessary, although this should be assessed by intervention studies. ..
  17. pmc Effect of Talbinah food consumption on depressive symptoms among elderly individuals in long term care facilities, randomized clinical trial
    Manal M Badrasawi
    School of Health Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:279-85. 2013
    ..05) for all parameters. In conclusion, Talbinah has the potential to reduce depression and enhance mood among the subjects. Ingestion of functional foods such as Talbinah may provide a mental health benefit to elderly people...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of gender disparities and predictors affecting the occurrence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    Lai Kuan Lee
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:185-91. 2012
    ..Predictors for MCI are totally different between men and women. It is critical to identify those at higher risk for MCI in order to implement preventative measures to delay or reverse this abnormal condition...
  19. doi request reprint Levels of metallic elements and their potential relationships to cognitive function among elderly from Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) settlement in Selangor Malaysia
    Ahmad Rohi Ghazali
    Biomedical Science Programme, School of Diagnostic and Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 153:16-21. 2013
    ..01). MMSE was correlated to age (r = -0.346, p < 0.05) only. In conclusion, besides aging, the progression of cognitive decline among the elderly FELDA population was associated with increased levels of copper and manganese...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fish oil supplementation is beneficial on caloric intake, appetite and mid upper arm muscle circumference in children with leukaemia
    Zalina Abu Zaid
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:502-10. 2012
    ..64 ±26.8 g) than in the CG group. In conclusion, supplementation of fish oil has a positive effect on appetite level, caloric intake and MUAMC among children with leukaemia...
  21. doi request reprint Efficacy of fasting calorie restriction on quality of life among aging men
    Nur Islami Mohd Fahmi Teng
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Physiol Behav 104:1059-64. 2011
    ..In conclusion, FCR resulted in body weight and fat loss and alleviated depression with some improvement in the QOL in our study and has the potential to be implemented on a wider scale...
  22. pmc Body fat distribution and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in adolescent Iranian girls
    Naghmeh Zahra Mirhosseini
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Faculty of Allied Health Science, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Iran J Pediatr 22:197-204. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the association between measures of adiposity and established cardiovascular risk factors in adolescent girls...
  23. doi request reprint Absorption of calcium from milk and tempeh consumed by postmenopausal Malay women using the dual stable isotope technique
    Hasnah Haron
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:125-37. 2010
    ..Tempeh may provide readily available calcium for this population of women at risk for low bone mass...
  24. ncbi request reprint A multidimensional assessment of nutritional and health status of rural elderly Malays
    Suzana Shahar
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:346-53. 2007
    ..An appropriate nutrition intervention program is needed to improve the nutritional status of rural elderly Malays...
  25. doi request reprint Quality and accuracy assessment of nutrition information on the Web for cancer prevention
    Suzana Shahar
    Dietetics Programme, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:15-26. 2013
    ..The quality of the websites selected in this study was not satisfactory, and there is great concern about the accuracy of the information being disseminated...
  26. doi request reprint Design of an interactive digital nutritional education package for elderly people
    Nazlena Mohamad Ali
    Institute of Visual Informatics IVI, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia
    Inform Health Soc Care 37:217-29. 2012
    ..The touch-screen technology was also well accepted by elderly people and can be used as a kiosk for disseminating nutrition education for healthy aging...
  27. pmc Predictors' factors of nutritional status of male chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    Elham Pirabbasi
    Dietetic Programme, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Abadan Faculty of Medical Health Sciences, Ahwaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz 6135715794, Iran Dietetic Programme, Center for Health Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, National University of Malaysia, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    ISRN Nurs 2012:782626. 2012
    ..007). BMI was the predictor of respiratory factors, that is, FEV(1)% predicted (R(2) = 0.052, P = 0.011). It can be concluded that there is a need to identify malnourished COPD patients for an appropriate nutrition intervention...