MARTHA MORRIS

Summary

Affiliation: Rush North Shore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Arch Neurol 63:1527-8. 2006
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and Alzheimer's disease: meeting the challenges
    Martha Clare Morris
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:204. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid and Alzheimer disease
    Martha Clare Morris
    Arch Neurol 63:1527-8. 2006
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and Alzheimer's disease: meeting the challenges
    Martha Clare Morris
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:204. 2006
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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

Research Grants11

  1. Epidemiologic Study of Brain Vitamin E, Diet & Age-Related Neurologic Diseases
    Martha Clare Morris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 09/04, Reissued 4/2006) Page Continuation Format Page ..
  2. Incident AD in Mexican Americans: Feasibility Study
    MARTHA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Long-Term Dietary Risk Factor Assessment and Incident AD
    MARTHA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed application should help to answer important scientific questions on the dietary prevention of a debilitating disease that affects a large number of older persons. ..
  4. IANA 2006 SYMPOSIUM NUTRITION AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE/COGNITIVE DECLINE
    MARTHA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We expect approximately 300 attendees. A panel of 12 internationally renowned speakers have agreed to present their work. ..
  5. Long-Term Dietary Risk Factor Assessment and Incident AD
    MARTHA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed application should help to answer important scientific questions on the dietary prevention of a debilitating disease that affects a large number of older persons. ..