Martha C Morris

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet and Alzheimer's disease: meeting the challenges
    Martha Clare Morris
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:204. 2006
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Arch Neurol 63:1527-8. 2006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cognitive activity, and cognitive decline in a biracial community population
    Maureen T Sturman
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1750-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet and Alzheimer's disease: meeting the challenges
    Martha Clare Morris
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:204. 2006
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Arch Neurol 63:1527-8. 2006
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cognitive activity, and cognitive decline in a biracial community population
    Maureen T Sturman
    Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1750-4. 2005
    ..Findings from studies investigating whether physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline in old age have been inconsistent...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reasonable estimates of serum vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-cryptoxanthin are obtained with a food frequency questionnaire in older black and white adults
    Christy C Tangney
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nutr 134:927-34. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the modified Harvard FFQ provides reasonable estimates of serum levels of vitamin E, vitamin C and beta-cryptoxanthin among CHAP participants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relative weight and mobility: a longitudinal study in a biracial population of older adults
    Carlos F Mendes de Leon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:770-6. 2006
    ..We examined the association of relative weight with mobility and changes in mobility over time and whether these associations differed by race...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distress proneness and cognitive decline in a population of older persons
    Robert S Wilson
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center and Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:11-7. 2005
    ..059) after controlling for depressive symptoms. The results suggest that the tendency to experience psychological distress is associated with increased cognitive decline in old age...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of fecal incontinence with physical disability and impaired cognitive function
    Carline R Quander
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2588-93. 2006
    ..In this study, we report on the association of fecal incontinence with physical disability and impaired cognitive function in a large bi-racial population of individuals aged 65 yr and older...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Nigral pathology and parkinsonian signs in elders without Parkinson disease
    Aron S Buchman
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:258-66. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that nigral pathology is related to parkinsonism in older persons without Parkinson disease (PD)...
  17. pmc Systemic inflammation in non-demented elderly human subjects: brain microstructure and cognition
    Konstantinos Arfanakis
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73107. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Dietary approaches to stop hypertension patterns in older Latinos with or at risk for hypertension
    Beth A Staffileno
    Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:338-47. 2013
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess differences in DASH accordance/adherence by BP status taking into account level of acculturation...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
  24. 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...
  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. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. 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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  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...