Benedetta Bartali

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Low nutrient intake is an essential component of frailty in older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6301, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:589-93. 2006
  2. pmc Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2335-40. 2006
  3. pmc Serum micronutrient concentrations and decline in physical function among older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    JAMA 299:308-15. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Low serum micronutrient concentrations predict frailty among older women living in the community
    Richard D Semba
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:594-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and physical performance in elderly persons: the Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI) study
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:289-94. 2004
  6. pmc Low serum carotenoids and development of severe walking disability among older women living in the community: the women's health and aging study I
    Richard D Semba
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Age Ageing 36:62-7. 2007
  7. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of disability prevention in frail older patients screened in primary care: the FRASI study. Design and baseline evaluation
    Stefania Bandinelli
    Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, ASF, Tuscany Regional Health Agency, and Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Italian National Institute of Research and Care of Aging, Firenze, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:359-66. 2006
  8. pmc Association between vitamin D status and physical performance: the InCHIANTI study
    Denise K Houston
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:440-6. 2007
  9. pmc Low plasma N-3 fatty acids and dementia in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Antonio Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1120-6. 2007
  10. pmc Epidemiology of back pain in a representative cohort of Italian persons 65 years of age and older: the InCHIANTI study
    Francesca Cecchi
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Institute for Recovery and Care with Scientific Character, Centro S Maria agli Ulivi, Florence, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1149-55. 2006

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  1. pmc Low nutrient intake is an essential component of frailty in older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6301, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:589-93. 2006
    ..Poor nutrient intake is conceptualized to be a component of frailty, but this hypothesis has been little investigated. We examined the association between low energy and nutrient intake and frailty...
  2. pmc Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2335-40. 2006
    ..The role of nutritional status in the disablement process is still unclear. The objective of this study was to assess whether low concentrations of nutrients predict the development and course of disability...
  3. pmc Serum micronutrient concentrations and decline in physical function among older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    JAMA 299:308-15. 2008
    ..The potential deleterious effect of poor nutrition on decline in physical function in older persons is unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low serum micronutrient concentrations predict frailty among older women living in the community
    Richard D Semba
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:594-9. 2006
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies are common among older adults. We hypothesized that low serum micronutrient concentrations were predictive of frailty among older disabled women living in the community...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and physical performance in elderly persons: the Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI) study
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:289-94. 2004
    ..Muscle strength and physical performance in old age might be related to the oxidative damage caused by free radicals...
  6. pmc Low serum carotenoids and development of severe walking disability among older women living in the community: the women's health and aging study I
    Richard D Semba
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Age Ageing 36:62-7. 2007
    ..to determine whether low serum carotenoid levels, an indicator of low intake of fruits and vegetables, are associated with the progression of disability in older women...
  7. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of disability prevention in frail older patients screened in primary care: the FRASI study. Design and baseline evaluation
    Stefania Bandinelli
    Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, ASF, Tuscany Regional Health Agency, and Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Italian National Institute of Research and Care of Aging, Firenze, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:359-66. 2006
    ..We describe the enrollment and intervention phases of FRASI (FRAilty, Screening and Intervention), a randomized controlled trial aimed at preventing ADL disability in frail older persons screened in primary care...
  8. pmc Association between vitamin D status and physical performance: the InCHIANTI study
    Denise K Houston
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:440-6. 2007
    ..Vitamin D status has been hypothesized to play a role in musculoskeletal function. Using data from the InCHIANTI study, we examined the association between vitamin D status and physical performance...
  9. pmc Low plasma N-3 fatty acids and dementia in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Antonio Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1120-6. 2007
    ..N-3 fatty acids (FA) have an important role in brain development and function. However, there is conflicting evidence concerning the relationship between n-3 FA and dementia in older persons...
  10. pmc Epidemiology of back pain in a representative cohort of Italian persons 65 years of age and older: the InCHIANTI study
    Francesca Cecchi
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Institute for Recovery and Care with Scientific Character, Centro S Maria agli Ulivi, Florence, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1149-55. 2006
    ..Clinico-epidemiologic study in the Chianti area (Tuscany, Italy)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lower plasma vitamin E levels are associated with the frailty syndrome: the InCHIANTI study
    Alessandro Ble
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:278-83. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids to circulating inflammatory markers
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Harbor Hospital, 5th Floor, 3001 Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:439-46. 2006
    ..The protective effect of PUFAs is mediated by multiple mechanisms, including their antiinflammatory properties. The association of physiological PUFA levels with pro- and antiinflammatory markers has not been established...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anemia is associated with depression in older adults: results from the InCHIANTI study
    Graziano Onder
    Geriatric Department, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1168-72. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether depressive symptoms and anemia are associated among older adults living in the community...
  14. pmc Axonal degeneration affects muscle density in older men and women
    Fulvio Lauretani
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Italian National Institute of Research and Care on Aging INRCA, Geriatric Department, Florence, Italy Tuscany Regional Health Agency, Florence, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1145-54. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that intrinsic changes in the muscle tissue are partially caused by a reduction in the number of motor axons...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between physical activity, physical performance, and inflammatory biomarkers in an elderly population: the InCHIANTI study
    Roberto Elosua
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:760-7. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine the association between physical activity and physical performance, and inflammatory biomarkers in elderly persons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in anthropometric measures in men and women across the life-span: findings from the InCHIANTI study
    Benedetta Bartali
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, INRCA Geriatric Department, Florence
    Soz Praventivmed 47:336-48. 2002
    ..To describe the age distribution of anthropometric parameters in a population-based sample of older persons...
  17. ncbi request reprint The frailty syndrome: a critical issue in geriatric oncology
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 46:127-37. 2003
    ..Improvements in the definition of the frailty syndrome may profit from the clinical experience of oncologists...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age and disability affect dietary intake
    Benedetta Bartali
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Geriatric Department, National Institute of Research and Care on Aging INRCA, Florence, Italy
    J Nutr 133:2868-73. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Age-associated changes in skeletal muscles and their effect on mobility: an operational diagnosis of sarcopenia
    Fulvio Lauretani
    Geriatric Department, Italian National Insitute of Research and Care on Aging, Florence, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 95:1851-60. 2003
    ..The findings of the study lay the basis for a cost-effective, clinical marker of sarcopenia based on a measure of isometric handgrip strength. Our findings should be verified in a longitudinal study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake estimated using different methods in two Italian older populations
    Benedetta Bartali
    Geriatric Department, Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, National Institute of Research and Care on Aging INRCA, Viale Michelangiolo no 41, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:51-60. 2004
    ..Future study should attempt to generalize these findings at an individual level by collecting data with both instruments in the same subjects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neurological examination findings to predict limitations in mobility and falls in older persons without a history of neurological disease
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Instituts on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    Am J Med 116:807-15. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of neurological signs and their association with limitations in mobility and falls in a sample of older persons without known neurological disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bone density and hemoglobin levels in older persons: results from the InCHIANTI study
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina, NC 27157, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:691-9. 2005
    ..The bone loss associated with hemoglobin levels mainly occurs in the cortical bone. Women with lower hemoglobin levels demonstrate a higher bone loss than male counterparts...
  23. ncbi request reprint The origins of age-related proinflammatory state
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, ASTRA Unit, Harbor Hospital 5th Floor, 3001 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Blood 105:2294-9. 2005
    ..Part of the "proinflammatory state" in older persons is related to the high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factor and morbidity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Executive function correlates with walking speed in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Alesandro Ble
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:410-5. 2005
    ..To study the association between performance on psychological tests of executive function and performance on lower extremity tasks with different attentional demands in a large sample of nondemented, older adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E levels, cognitive impairment and dementia in older persons: the InCHIANTI study
    Antonio Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia Medical School, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Via Brunamonti, Policlinico Monteluce, Padiglione E, Perugia 06122, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 26:987-94. 2005
    ..This study supports the notion that higher vitamin E plasma levels might provide significant protection against cognitive impairment and dementia in elderly subjects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Urinary calcium is a determinant of bone mineral density in elderly men participating in the InCHIANTI study
    Giuseppe Vezzoli
    Division of Nephrology Dialysis and Hypertension, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Postgraduate School of Nephrology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Kidney Int 67:2006-14. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Understanding the physiological and functional consequences of menopause: the PROSALMEN study. PROgetto SALute MENopausa
    Stefania Bandinelli
    INRCA Geriatric Department, Firenze, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:170-7. 2002
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