M C Morris

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:508-14. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Nutritional determinants of cognitive aging and dementia
    Martha C Morris
    Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison, Suite 206, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:1-13. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamin B12 intake and cognitive decline among community-dwelling older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:641-5. 2005
  4. pmc Dietary niacin and the risk of incident Alzheimer's disease and of cognitive decline
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1093-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and 6-year cognitive change in an older biracial community population
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 62:1573-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and cognitive decline with age in a large community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1849-53. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary copper and high saturated and trans fat intakes associated with cognitive decline
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1085-8. 2006
  8. pmc Associations of vegetable and fruit consumption with age-related cognitive change
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Ste 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 67:1370-6. 2006
  9. pmc Is dietary intake of folate too low?
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lancet 369:166-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and late-life cognitive function change: a biracial longitudinal population study
    L E Hebert
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 62:2021-4. 2004

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:508-14. 2005
    ..High intake of vitamin E from food (tocopherol), but not from supplements (which usually contain alpha-tocopherol), is inversely associated with Alzheimer disease...
  2. doi request reprint Nutritional determinants of cognitive aging and dementia
    Martha C Morris
    Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison, Suite 206, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:1-13. 2012
    ..Further, these studies must be particularly focused on the levels of nutrient intake or status that confer optimum or suboptimal brain functioning...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and vitamin B12 intake and cognitive decline among community-dwelling older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:641-5. 2005
    ..Deficiencies in folate and vitamin B12 have been associated with neurodegenerative disease...
  4. pmc Dietary niacin and the risk of incident Alzheimer's disease and of cognitive decline
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1093-9. 2004
    ..We examined whether dietary intake of niacin was associated with incident Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cognitive decline in a large, prospective study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and 6-year cognitive change in an older biracial community population
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 62:1573-9. 2004
    ..To examine whether consumption of different types of fat is associated with age-related change in cognition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and cognitive decline with age in a large community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1849-53. 2005
    ..Dietary intake of fish and the omega-3 fatty acids have been associated with lower risk of Alzheimer disease and stroke...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary copper and high saturated and trans fat intakes associated with cognitive decline
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1085-8. 2006
    ..Evidence from prospective epidemiologic studies and animal models suggests that intakes of dietary fats and copper may be associated with neurodegenerative diseases...
  8. pmc Associations of vegetable and fruit consumption with age-related cognitive change
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Ste 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 67:1370-6. 2006
    ..To examine the association between rates of cognitive change and dietary consumption of fruits and vegetables among older persons...
  9. pmc Is dietary intake of folate too low?
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lancet 369:166-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and late-life cognitive function change: a biracial longitudinal population study
    L E Hebert
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 62:2021-4. 2004
    ..To examine the relation of blood pressure (BP) to subsequent decline in cognitive function among persons age 65 or over...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive activity and cognitive decline in a biracial community population
    R S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 61:812-6. 2003
    ..However, the association of cognitive activity with cognitive decline, the principal manifestation of AD, is not well understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint The cross-sectional association between blood pressure and Alzheimer's disease in a biracial community population of older persons
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University and Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M130-6. 2000
    ..The relation of blood pressure to Alzheimer's disease (AD) is complex because both an association of high blood pressure with increased risk of the disease and lower blood pressure as a consequence of the disease are possible...
  13. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of dizziness and its association with functional disability in a biracial community population
    N T Aggarwal
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University and Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M288-92. 2000
    ..Information regarding the prevalence of dizziness and its association with functional disability among African American and white residents from defined community populations is limited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and cognitive decline in a biracial community population
    M T Sturman
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 West Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 70:360-7. 2008
    ..To examine whether a higher body mass index (BMI) in older adults is associated with greater cognitive decline...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive activity and incident AD in a population-based sample of older persons
    R S Wilson
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 59:1910-4. 2002
    ..Participation in cognitively stimulating activities is hypothesized to be associated with risk of AD, but knowledge about this association is limited...
  16. pmc Vitamin B12, cognition, and brain MRI measures: a cross-sectional examination
    C C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition 425 TOB, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 West Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 77:1276-82. 2011
    ..To investigate the interrelations of serum vitamin B12 markers with brain volumes, cerebral infarcts, and performance in different cognitive domains in a biracial population sample cross-sectionally...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of incident Alzheimer disease and blood pressure measured from 13 years before to 2 years after diagnosis in a large community study
    M C Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1640-6. 2001
    ..It is uncertain whether high blood pressure increases the risk of developing Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relation of cigarette smoking to incident Alzheimer's disease in a biracial urban community population
    Neelum T Aggarwal
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:140-6. 2006
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  19. pmc The role of nutrition in Alzheimer's disease: epidemiological evidence
    M C Morris
    Section of Nutritional Epidemiology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurol 16:1-7. 2009
    ..This review will focus on epidemiological evidence investigating the relationship between nutrition and AD, focusing particularly on the roles of dietary fats and antioxidants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire by cognition in an older biracial sample
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1213-7. 2003
    ..The modified Harvard SFFQ is a reasonable method of dietary assessment even in a population of older persons, some of whom are at advanced age, have chronic health conditions, and have cognitive impairment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and cognitive function in a biracial community population of older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University and Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 21:123-30. 2002
    ..The cross-sectional association between blood pressure and cognitive functions is small and curvilinear and more apparent in persons with cardiovascular conditions...
  22. pmc Biochemical indicators of vitamin B12 and folate insufficiency and cognitive decline
    Christine C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurology 72:361-7. 2009
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  23. pmc Longitudinal association of vitamin B-6, folate, and vitamin B-12 with depressive symptoms among older adults over time
    Kimberly A Skarupski
    Section of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:330-5. 2010
    ..B-vitamin deficiencies have been associated with depression; however, there is very little prospective evidence from population-based studies of older adults...
  24. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern and cognitive decline in a community population
    Christine C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:601-7. 2011
    ..Many of the foods abundant in the traditional Mediterranean diet, such as vegetables and fish, have been associated with slower cognitive decline...
  25. pmc Dietary folate and vitamins B-12 and B-6 not associated with incident Alzheimer's disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:435-43. 2006
    ..It is currently not known whether dietary intakes of folate and vitamins B12 and B6, co-factors in the methylation of homocysteine, protect against Alzheimer's disease...
  26. pmc Thoughts on B-vitamins and dementia
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:429-33. 2006
    ..We also comment on the potential benefits and harms of vitamin supplementation as well as make recommendations for the direction of future studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of antioxidant nutrients and the risk of incident Alzheimer disease in a biracial community study
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 287:3230-7. 2002
    ..Oxidative processes have been suggested as elements in the development of Alzheimer disease (AD), but whether dietary intake of vitamin E and other antioxidant nutrients prevents its development is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fish and n-3 fatty acids and risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:940-6. 2003
    ..Dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids improve brain functioning in animal studies, but there is limited study of whether this type of fat protects against Alzheimer disease...
  29. pmc Predictors of beginning and ending caregiving during a 3-year period in a biracial community population of older adults
    Judith J McCann
    DNSc, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1800-6. 2004
    ..We sought to identify predictors of beginning and ending caregiving...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Alzheimer disease in a biracial urban community: relation to apolipoprotein E allele status
    Denis A Evans
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:185-9. 2003
    ..Few studies compare Alzheimer disease (AD) incidence among black and white subjects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and cognitive decline in older persons
    Martha Clare Morris
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1125-32. 2002
    ..Previous studies raise the possibility that antioxidants protect against neurodegenerative diseases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Folic acid and cognition in older persons
    Julie A Schneider
    Rush University Medical Center, Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Department of Neurological Sciences, 600 S Paulina St, Suite 1022F, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:511-22. 2006
    ..Whether or not folic acid supplementation exacerbates neurological symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency is not clear. Further studies are needed to determine the possible risks and benefits of folic acid supplementation in older persons...
  33. doi request reprint Mediterranean Diet and Depressive Symptoms among Older Adults over Time
    K A Skarupski
    K A Skarupski, PhD, MPH, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Pkwy Kidston Building, Suite 606 Chicago, IL 60612, Phone 312 563 3146, Fax 312 563 3141, Email
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:441-5. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Our results support the hypothesis that adherence to a diet comprised of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish, and legumes may protect against the development of depressive symptoms in older age...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dietary fats and the risk of incident Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, 1645 W Jackson, Suite 675, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:194-200. 2003
    ..Few studies have investigated the effects of dietary fats on the development of Alzheimer disease. We examined the associations between intake of specific types of fat and incident Alzheimer disease in a biracial community study...
  35. pmc Diet and Alzheimer's disease: what the evidence shows
    Martha Clare Morris
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    MedGenMed 6:48. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with fecal incontinence in a large community study of older individuals
    Carline R Quander
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:905-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we describe the prevalence of fecal incontinence by race, age, sex, the presence of major chronic conditions of stroke and diabetes, and the use of certain psychoactive medications...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diet and Alzheimer's disease: meeting the challenges
    Martha Clare Morris
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:204. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Arch Neurol 63:1527-8. 2006