nutrition disorders

Summary

Summary: Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Validation of a nutrition screening tool: testing the reliability and validity
    S T Burden
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LR, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:269-75. 2001
  2. ncbi Obesity trends in Latin America: transiting from under- to overweight
    R Uauy
    Universidad de Chile, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    J Nutr 131:893S-899S. 2001
  3. ncbi Screening for undernutrition in geriatric practice: developing the short-form mini-nutritional assessment (MNA-SF)
    L Z Rubenstein
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M366-72. 2001
  4. ncbi Postoperative enteral versus parenteral nutrition in malnourished patients with gastrointestinal cancer: a randomised multicentre trial
    F Bozzetti
    The Italian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Milan, Italy
    Lancet 358:1487-92. 2001
  5. ncbi Leptin regulation of the immune response and the immunodeficiency of malnutrition
    R Faggioni
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94121, USA
    FASEB J 15:2565-71. 2001
  6. ncbi Nutritional status in elderly female hip fracture patients: comparison with an age-matched home living group attending day centres
    M Lumbers
    Food and Health Care Management Research Group, School of Management Studies for the Service Sector, University of Surrey, UK
    Br J Nutr 85:733-40. 2001
  7. ncbi Validation of a malnutrition screening tool for patients receiving radiotherapy
    M L Ferguson
    Nutrition Services Department, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas Radiol 43:325-7. 1999
  8. ncbi Recent advances in nutrition, genes and brain health
    M J Dauncey
    Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:581-91. 2012
  9. pmc Zinc or multiple micronutrient supplementation to reduce diarrhea and respiratory disease in South African children: a randomized controlled trial
    Kany Kany Angelique Luabeya
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 2:e541. 2007
  10. ncbi Perioperative nutrition and postoperative complications in patients undergoing spinal surgery
    J D Klein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2676-82. 1996

Research Grants

  1. Leptin as a Regulator of T Cell Metabolism and Function
    NANCIE MACIVER; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Academic-Community Partnerships to Brdge Across the U.S. Pacific Islands
    Alice Tse; Fiscal Year: 2012
  3. Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by miR-29a within Hepatocytes
    ARAS NIKODEMAS MATTIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Trans-NIDDK Short-Term Training for Medical Students
    THOMAS JOHN BARANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
  5. Acyl-CoA Synthetase: Structure, Function and Regulation
    ROSALIND ANNE COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. SHORT TERM RESEARCH TRAINING
    Nicholas J Shaheen; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. TRAINING PROGRAM IN PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY/NUTRITION
    Melvin B Heyman; Fiscal Year: 2013
  8. Digestive Diseases Training Program
    DAVID CLEMENT WHITCOMB; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. OBESITY/NUTRITION RESEARCH CENTER
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Institutional Training Grant in Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Ronald J Sokol; Fiscal Year: 2013

Detail Information

Publications212 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Validation of a nutrition screening tool: testing the reliability and validity
    S T Burden
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LR, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:269-75. 2001
    ..The screening tool identifies an acceptable number of patients who are malnourished but overestimates patients at moderate risk...
  2. ncbi Obesity trends in Latin America: transiting from under- to overweight
    R Uauy
    Universidad de Chile, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    J Nutr 131:893S-899S. 2001
    ..Defining the right combination of foods/nutrients, education and lifestyle interventions that are required to optimize nutrition and health is a present imperative...
  3. ncbi Screening for undernutrition in geriatric practice: developing the short-form mini-nutritional assessment (MNA-SF)
    L Z Rubenstein
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M366-72. 2001
    ..We sought to develop a screening version of this instrument, the MNA-SF, that retains good diagnostic accuracy...
  4. ncbi Postoperative enteral versus parenteral nutrition in malnourished patients with gastrointestinal cancer: a randomised multicentre trial
    F Bozzetti
    The Italian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Milan, Italy
    Lancet 358:1487-92. 2001
    ..4 g aminoacid kg(-1) day(-1))...
  5. ncbi Leptin regulation of the immune response and the immunodeficiency of malnutrition
    R Faggioni
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94121, USA
    FASEB J 15:2565-71. 2001
    ..Leptin regulates T cells responses, polarizing Th cells toward a Th1 phenotype. Low leptin levels occurring during starvation mediate the neuroendocrine and immune dysfunction of starvation...
  6. ncbi Nutritional status in elderly female hip fracture patients: comparison with an age-matched home living group attending day centres
    M Lumbers
    Food and Health Care Management Research Group, School of Management Studies for the Service Sector, University of Surrey, UK
    Br J Nutr 85:733-40. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Validation of a malnutrition screening tool for patients receiving radiotherapy
    M L Ferguson
    Nutrition Services Department, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas Radiol 43:325-7. 1999
    ..0. The MST is easy to use and is a strong predictor of nutritional status. The malnutrition screening tool is a simple, quick, valid tool that can be used to identify radiation oncology outpatients who are at risk of malnutrition...
  8. ncbi Recent advances in nutrition, genes and brain health
    M J Dauncey
    Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:581-91. 2012
    ..Personal, social and economic costs of sub-optimal brain health are immense. Future advances in understanding the complex interactions between nutrition, genes and the brain should help to reduce these costs and enhance quality of life...
  9. pmc Zinc or multiple micronutrient supplementation to reduce diarrhea and respiratory disease in South African children: a randomized controlled trial
    Kany Kany Angelique Luabeya
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 2:e541. 2007
    ..Prophylactic zinc supplementation has been shown to reduce diarrhea and respiratory illness in children in many developing countries, but its efficacy in children in Africa is uncertain...
  10. ncbi Perioperative nutrition and postoperative complications in patients undergoing spinal surgery
    J D Klein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2676-82. 1996
    ..Patients with suboptimal nutritional parameters should be supplemented and replenished before elective surgery...
  11. ncbi Nutrition-hormone receptor-gene interactions: implications for development and disease
    M J Dauncey
    Developmental Genetics Programme, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 60:63-72. 2001
    ..Potential interactions between nuclear receptors, including those for retinoic acid and vitamin D, should not be overlooked in intervention programmes using I or vitamin A supplementation of young and adult human populations..
  12. ncbi An overview on the nutrition transition and its health implications: the Bellagio meeting
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:93-103. 2002
  13. ncbi Trends in diet, nutritional status, and diet-related noncommunicable diseases in China and India: the economic costs of the nutrition transition
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516-3997, USA
    Nutr Rev 59:379-90. 2001
    ..India's rapid increase in diet-related noncommunicable diseases and their costs projects similar economic costs of undernutrition and overnutrition by 2025...
  14. ncbi Development of a valid and reliable malnutrition screening tool for adult acute hospital patients
    M Ferguson
    Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Nutrition 15:458-64. 1999
    ..The interrater reliability of the malnutrition screening tool was high (93-97%). The MST is a simple, quick, valid, and reliable tool which can be used to identify patients at risk of malnutrition...
  15. ncbi Nutrition and survival in patients with liver cirrhosis
    F Alberino
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Nutrition 17:445-50. 2001
    ..These data demonstrate that malnutrition is an independent predictor of survival in patients with liver cirrhosis. The inclusion of anthropometric measures in the assessment of these patients might provide better prognostic information...
  16. ncbi Malnutrition in liver transplant patients: preoperative subjective global assessment is predictive of outcome after liver transplantation
    G R Stephenson
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Transplantation 72:666-70. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that if nutritional repletion is possible in patients with end-stage liver disease before transplantation, patient outcomes could be improved...
  17. ncbi Nutritional assessment in cancer: comparing the Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA) with the scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PGSGA)
    Jane A Read
    Medical Oncology, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 53:51-6. 2005
    ..Both tools were able to correctly classify patients as malnourished, although the MNA lacks specificity. Therefore, the PGSGA should be the tool of choice for nutritional assessment in cancer patients...
  18. ncbi The Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and its use in grading the nutritional state of elderly patients
    B Vellas
    Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 15:116-22. 1999
    ..5, before severe changes in weight or albumin levels occur. These individuals are more likely to have a decrease in caloric intake that can be easily corrected by nutritional intervention...
  19. ncbi Nutrition disorders and immunologic parameters: study of the thymus in growing rats
    A N Pallaro
    Department of Nutrition, School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Nutrition 17:724-8. 2001
    ..We studied the effect of a low-quality dietary protein on cellular proliferation and maturation in the thymus of growing rats over time...
  20. ncbi Effect of nutritional support on clinical outcome in patients at nutritional risk
    Niels Johansen
    Clinical Nutrition Unit 5711, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 23:539-50. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of nutritional intervention in a random sample of hospitalized patients at nutritional risk...
  21. ncbi Growth patterns in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Steven M Day
    Life Expectancy Project, San Francisco, California, USA Expectancy com
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:167-71. 2007
    ..The charts may assist in early identification of nutritional or metabolic difficulties beyond what might be expected for patients with similar functional disabilities...
  22. ncbi Inflammatory bowel diseases: principles of nutritional therapy
    Fabio Guilherme Campos
    Department of Gastroenterology, Coloproctology Unit, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo 57:187-98. 2002
    ..The real efficacy of these and other nutrients (glutamine, short-chain fatty acids, antioxidants) still need further evaluation through prospective and randomized trials...
  23. ncbi Dietary assessment and the reliability of nutritional epidemiology reports
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Lancet 362:182-3. 2003
  24. ncbi Total parenteral nutrition in the surgical patient: a meta-analysis
    D K Heyland
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    Can J Surg 44:102-11. 2001
    ..To examine the relationship between total parenteral nutrition(TPN) and complication and death rates in surgical patients...
  25. ncbi Total parenteral nutrition in the critically ill patient: a meta-analysis
    D K Heyland
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 280:2013-9. 1998
    ..Nutritional support has become a standard of care for hospitalized patients, but whether total parenteral nutrition (TPN) affects morbidity and mortality is unclear...
  26. ncbi Effect of nutritional state of brain-dead organ donor on transplantation
    P Singer
    Department of General Intensive Care, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Nutrition 17:948-52. 2001
    ..Malnutrition is frequently found in brain-dead organ donors and nutrients may interfere with different organ functions...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of dietetic intervention in children with medulloblastoma or supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors
    Jaimie Bakish
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Cancer 98:1014-20. 2003
    ..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the effect of dietetic intervention in a cohort of children treated for medulloblastoma and supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET) over a 10-year period...
  28. pmc Multiple risk factors associated with arsenic-induced skin cancer: effects of chronic liver disease and malnutritional status
    Y M Hsueh
    Department of Public Health School of Medicine, Taipei Medical College, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Br J Cancer 71:109-14. 1995
    ..Consistent with animal experiments, the findings imply that liver function and nutritional status may affect the metabolism of inorganic arsenic and the development of subsequent skin cancers...
  29. ncbi AGA technical review on parenteral nutrition
    R L Koretz
    Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Sylmar, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 121:970-1001. 2001
    ..The paper was approved by the Committee on September 13, 2001, and by the AGA Governing Board on May 18, 2001...
  30. ncbi Total parenteral nutrition and tumor growth in malnourished patients with gastric cancer
    F Bozzetti
    Divisione di Chirurgia dell'Apparato Digerente A, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 85:163-6. 1999
    ..Although the potential stimulation probably has little consequence for patients receiving short-term preoperative nutrition, it may call for further investigation in cancer patients undergoing long-term home TPN...
  31. ncbi Micronutrients: current issues for HIV care providers
    Alice M Tang
    AIDS 19:847-61. 2005
  32. ncbi Home parenteral nutrition registry: a five-year retrospective evaluation of outcomes of patients receiving home parenteral nutrition support
    Carol Ireton-Jones
    Nutrition Services, Coram Healthcare, Carrollton, Texas, USA
    Nutrition 21:156-60. 2005
    ..This study describes outcomes of consecutive HPN patients collected retrospectively over a 5-y period by one HPN support provider...
  33. ncbi Nutritional factors contributing to the development of cholestasis during total parenteral nutrition
    Maria Luisa Forchielli
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Pediatr 50:245-67. 2003
    ..It is hoped that a better understanding of factors affecting hepatocyte secretion and bile formation and flow will help to prevent this life-threatening complication of TPN...
  34. ncbi A primer of nutritional support for gastroenterologists
    Samuel Klein
    Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8031, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1083, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:1677-87. 2002
  35. ncbi Enteral nutrition in surgical patients
    Sundeep Singh Saluja
    Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi 110095, India
    Surg Today 32:672-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a prospective study to assess the short-term efficacy of oral dietary supplementation in malnourished patients undergoing major abdominal surgery...
  36. ncbi Quality of life and length of survival in advanced cancer patients on home parenteral nutrition
    F Bozzetti
    Italian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Milan, Italy
    Clin Nutr 21:281-8. 2002
    ..The use of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in patients with advanced cancer is controversial because survival is usually short and there are no data regarding the quality of life (QoL)...
  37. ncbi Nutritional support of the cancer patient: issues and dilemmas
    G Nitenberg
    Intensive Care Unit, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805, Villejuif, France
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 34:137-68. 2000
    ....
  38. ncbi Screening the nutritional status in oncology: a preliminary report on 1,000 outpatients
    Federico Bozzetti
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of Prato, Piazza dell Ospedale 5, 59100 Prato, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 17:279-84. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi Total parenteral nutrition: potion or poison?
    K N Jeejeebhoy
    University of Toronto and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:160-3. 2001
    ..TPN is an equally effective alternative to EN when a risk of malnutrition is present and EN is not tolerated or when gut failure is present...
  40. ncbi Risk factors of undernutrition in children with spastic cerebral palsy
    Jen Wen Hung
    Department of Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaoshiung, Taiwan, R O C
    Chang Gung Med J 26:425-32. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the nutritional status of children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) and to identify the risk factors of undernutrition...
  41. pmc Growth and nutrition disorders in children with cerebral palsy
    Michelle N Kuperminc
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 14:137-46. 2008
    Growth and nutrition disorders are common secondary health conditions in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  42. ncbi To screen or not to screen for adult malnutrition?
    M Elia
    Institute of Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 113, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Clin Nutr 24:867-84. 2005
    ..There is some controversy about whether all adults receiving healthcare should be routinely screened for nutritional problems...
  43. ncbi The global problems of child malnutrition and mortality in different world regions
    Ashraf Ragab El-Ghannam
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
    J Health Soc Policy 16:1-26. 2003
    ..The results suggest that there were negative associations between GNP, household income, protein consumption, and child malnutrition and mortality in all world regions except Europe and Central Asia regions...
  44. ncbi Nutritional strategies to boost immunity and prevent infection in elderly individuals
    K P High
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1892-900. 2001
    ..Drug-nutrient interactions are common in elderly individuals, and care providers should be aware of these interactions. Future research should evaluate important clinical end points rather than merely surrogate markers of immunity...
  45. ncbi Prevalence and clinical outcome associated with preexisting malnutrition in acute renal failure: a prospective cohort study
    E Fiaccadori
    Dipartimento di Clinica Medica, Nefrologia and Scienze della Prevenzione, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 10:581-93. 1999
    ..12; 95% CI, 1.61 to 2.89, P < 0.001). Malnutrition is highly prevalent among ARF patients and increases the likelihood of in-hospital death, complications, and use of health care resources...
  46. ncbi Risk factors for malnutrition in patients undergoing gastroenterological and hernia surgery: an analysis of 374 patients
    M I Correia
    Hospital Associaçao dos Amigos do Mário Penna, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil
    Nutr Hosp 16:59-64. 2001
    ....
  47. ncbi Factors predicting nutritional derangements in patients with obstructive jaundice: multivariate analysis
    F J Padillo
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofia, Avda Menendez Pidal s n, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
    World J Surg 25:413-8. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi Nutrition in the elderly
    G L Jensen
    Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition, Vanderbilt, University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 30:313-34. 2001
    ..A working knowledge of nutritional screening, assessment, and interventions can assist the practitioner in providing quality care for the older patient...
  49. ncbi Gerodontic nutrition and dietary counseling for prosthodontic patients
    Carole A Palmer
    Division of Nutrition and Oral Health Promotion, Department of General Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1 Kneeland Street, Room 734, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:355-71. 2003
    ..Promote diet adequacy by suggesting appropriate choices from each food group in the Food Guide Pyramid. Consult with and refer clients to a registered dietitian whenever possible...
  50. ncbi Establishing the use of body mass index as an indicator of nutrition risk in children with cancer
    Joshua Nething
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:53-7. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Dietary assessment of refugees living in camps: a case study of Mae La Camp, Thailand
    Orapin Banjong
    Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University at Salaya, Phutthamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
    Food Nutr Bull 24:360-7. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi The value of the Australian nutrition screening initiative for older australians--results from a national survey
    S Brownie
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, a joint venture of the University of Queesland and Southern Cross University, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:20-5. 2007
    ..This national investigation of older Australians was conducted to explore the relationship between their health, lifestyle, use of dietary supplements and nutritional risk...
  53. ncbi Meals-on-wheels improves energy and nutrient intake in a frail free-living elderly population
    M A Roy
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 4C4, Canada
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:554-60. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi Assessment of the nutritional risk of >53-year-old men and women in Taiwan
    Alan C Tsai
    Department of Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:69-76. 2004
    ..The study was conducted to gain an understanding of the status of potential nutrition risks in >53-year-old men and women in Taiwan...
  55. ncbi Dietary pattern and usual nutrient intakes of Peruvian women during pregnancy
    L M Sacco
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1492-7. 2003
    ..To describe dietary intakes and nutrient adequacy during pregnancy in a sample of Peruvian women...
  56. ncbi What do we know about... nutrition and older people?
    Susan Holmes
    Faculty of Health, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Canterbury
    J Fam Health Care 14:153-5. 2004
    ..Given the UK's ageing population, undernutrition in older people is a significant public health issue as well as one that should concern all health professionals involved in individual or group contacts with elderly clients...
  57. ncbi Introducing a nutrition screening tool: an exploratory study in a district general hospital
    Sue Jordan
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
    J Adv Nurs 44:12-23. 2003
    ..Accordingly, 'nutrition screening tools' have been devised to ensure that all patients are assessed by nurses and, where appropriate, referred to dieticians. The tool adopted in our hospital was the 'Nursing Nutritional Screening Tool'...
  58. ncbi Improving food provision in a Guyanese home for the elderly: a participatory approach
    Gillian Hewitt
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition, School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6UW, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:552-8. 2007
    ..To conduct a needs assessment of all aspects of food provision in a residential home and to evaluate a subsequent nutrition intervention...
  59. ncbi Baseline evaluation of nutritional status and government feeding programs in Chiclayo, Peru
    Rainer Gross
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ GmbH, Eschborn, Germany
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S115-21. 2006
    ..For appropriate policy setting and programming, the food and nutrition situation of the urban poor requires better understanding...
  60. ncbi Dietary intake and anthropometry of Korean elderly people: a literature review
    Young Hee Park
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:234-42. 2003
    ..This was observed most frequently in elderly people with a low income. In this group an inadequate intake of micronutrients is likely to be caused by a low energy intake...
  61. ncbi Nutritional status using the Mini Nutritional Assessment questionnaire and its relationship with bone quality in a population of institutionalized elderly women
    V Gerber
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:140-5. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi Evaluation of the nutritional status of patients over 60-year admitted in a hematology department using the mininutritional assessment (MNA). A single centre study of 120 cases
    F Bauduer
    Service d Hematologie, Centre Hospitalier de la Côte Basque, Bayonne, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:179-82. 2003
    ..The nutritional status of older persons suffering from various medical or surgical conditions has been well reported. However, studies focusing on hematology patients are very rare...
  63. ncbi The nutritional status of 250 older Australian recipients of domiciliary care services and its association with outcomes at 12 months
    Renuka Visvanathan
    Department of Geriatric and Rehabilitation Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1007-11. 2003
    ..To identify predictors and consequences of nutritional risk, as determined by the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA), in older recipients of domiciliary care services living at home...
  64. ncbi Effects of hospital stay on nutritional anthropometric data in Turkish children
    Yesim Ozturk
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Metabolism and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    J Trop Pediatr 49:189-90. 2003
    ..Special attention should be given to patients who had mild malnutrition on admission since this population of patients seem to be at higher risk of adverse effect of hospitalization...
  65. ncbi Overview of the MNA--Its history and challenges
    B Vellas
    INSERM U 558, Department of Geriatrics, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:456-63; discussion 463-5. 2006
    ..A short screening version (MNA-SF) has been developed, which, if positive, indicates the need to complete the full MNA. It takes less than 4 minutes to administer the MNA-SF and between 10 and 15 minutes for the full MNA...
  66. ncbi Nutritional risk in institutionalized older women determined by the Mini Nutritional Assessment test: what are the main factors?
    M Dolores Ruiz-López
    Departamento de Nutricion y Bromatologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Nutrition 19:767-71. 2003
    ..We assessed which factors contribute to the high level of nutritional risk detected by the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) test in institutionalized older women. To this end, we undertook a complete nutritional assessment...
  67. ncbi Malnutrition and impaired muscle strength in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in remission
    Luzia Valentini
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, CCM, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 24:694-702. 2008
    ..In addition, possible effects of gender, malnutrition, inflammation, and previous prednisolone therapy were investigated...
  68. ncbi Is the MNA valid in different populations and across practice settings?
    W C Chumlea
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:524-7; discussion 527-33. 2006
    ..This paper addresses the relevance of anthropometry and the impact of different clinical practice settings on the MNA and discusses the development of the Chinese Nutritional Screen (CNS) in China...
  69. ncbi Oral and nutritional status--Is the MNA a useful tool for dental clinics
    H Soini
    Section of Social and Health Services Elderly Care, PO Box 2700, FI 02070 City of Espoo, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:495-499; discussion 500-501. 2006
    ..To determine the oral status of elderly residents in nursing homes (NH) and long term care wards (LT) and to describe associations between oral status and nutritional status among institutionalized elderly residents...
  70. ncbi The Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) review of the literature--What does it tell us?
    Y Guigoz
    Applied Science and Quality Assurance, Nestle Product Technology Centre, Nestle Strasse 3, 3510 Konolfingen, Switzerland
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:466-85; discussion 485-7. 2006
    ..To review the literature on the MNA to Spring 2006, we searched MEDLINE, Web of Science and Scopus, and did a manual search in J Nutr Health Aging, Clin Nutr, Eur J Clin Nutr and free online available publications...
  71. ncbi A prospective, randomized clinical study of adjunctive peripheral parenteral nutrition in adult subacute care patients
    D R Thomas
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and The GRECC, Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:321-5. 2005
    ..However, no data exists for the use of peripheral parenteral nutrition longer than two weeks and overall there are remarkably few studies on the efficacy of peripheral parenteral nutrition...
  72. ncbi [Nutritional assessment of a university population]
    M J Oliveras López
    Dpto Nutricion y Bromatologia, Universidad de Granada, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 21:179-83. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi Psychosocial correlates of nutritional risk in older adults
    C S Jacob Johnson
    School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS
    Can J Diet Pract Res 66:95-7. 2005
    ..01). Nutrition professionals should have a multidisciplinary perspective when they assess older adults' nutritional status...
  74. ncbi [Nutritional status of an hospitalised aged population]
    María J Gómez Ramos
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital USP San Carlos, Murcia
    Nutr Hosp 20:286-92. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi Dietary intake and nutritional risk among free-living elderly people in Palma de Mallorca
    J A Tur
    Laboratory of Physical Activity Sciences, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:390-6. 2005
    ..To describe the dietary intake of free-living, non-institutionalised, elderly people of Palma de Mallorca, and to evaluate their nutritional status and risk of undernutrition...
  76. ncbi Assessing nutritional risk of long-term care residents
    Jennifer J Bowman
    Department of Family Relations and Applied Human Nutrition, University of Guelph, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 66:155-61. 2005
    ..81, Sp=0.50). Although Section K items are associated with nutritional risk, Se and Sp analyses suggest that these items and this section require further refinement and validation before use as part of a referral mechanism...
  77. ncbi The impact of computerization of the nutrition support process on the nutrition support program in a tertiary care hospital in the Philippines: report for the years 2000-2003
    Luisito O Llido
    Room 315 316, MAB, Nutrition Support Services, St Luke s Medical Center, E Rodriguez Sr Avenue, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Clin Nutr 25:91-101. 2006
    ..Two solutions were implemented in 2000: computerization of the nutrition screening and nutrition support process and synchronizing this with the whole nutrition support program...
  78. ncbi Nutritional, functional and psychosocial correlates of disability among older adults
    C S J Johnson
    School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6, Canada
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:45-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the nutritional, functional and psychosocial correlates of disability among 54 older adults aged 65 years of age or older...
  79. ncbi Nutrition risk and associated factors in congregate meal participants in northern Florida: role of Elder Care Services (ECS)
    Lorraine J Weatherspoon
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1224, USA
    J Nutr Elder 24:37-54. 2004
    ..African American females living in urban areas with limited access to health care are most vulnerable...
  80. ncbi Meeting the nutritional needs of patients with dementia in hospital
    C Archibald
    Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland
    Nurs Stand 20:41-5. 2006
    ..Nurses' increased knowledge about dementia, assessment of nutritional needs, and personal capabilities can improve patients' experiences and outcomes. Excess dependency and emotional aspects of food refusal are also discussed...
  81. ncbi Alternative anthropometric measurements for the Thai elderly: Mindex and Demiquet
    Prasert Assantachai
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:521-7. 2006
    ..98 and 102.16 kilogram/metre2, respectively. All this information supports the benefit of using Mindex and Demiquet as alternatives to body mass index for nutritional assessment in older Asian people, especially for the malnourished ones...
  82. ncbi Nutrient content of served food, nutrient intake and nutritional status of residents with dementia in a finnish nursing home
    M Suominem
    The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Malmin Kauppatie 26, FIN 00700 Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 8:234-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the energy and nutrient content of the served food, the actual energy and nutrient intake and the nutritional status of elderly residents in a nursing home...
  83. ncbi [Prognostic factors for mortality related to nutritional status in the hospitalized elderly]
    Angel Asensio
    Servicio de Medicina Preventiva, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:370-3. 2004
    ..However, it is unclear whether functional and nutritional status are independent risk factors of mortality...
  84. ncbi The nutritional status of 1081 elderly people residing in publicly funded shelter homes in Peninsular Malaysia
    R Visvanathan
    Department of Geriatric and Rehabilitation Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:318-24. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi Mini-nutritional assessment score and the risk for undernutrition in free-living older persons
    R R Delacorte
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Nutr Health Aging 8:531-4. 2004
    ..The Mini-Nutritional Assessment (Guigoz et al., 1994) has been increasingly used worldwide, but its efficacy has been assessed in few countries...
  86. ncbi Nutritional status: assessing and understanding its value in the critical care setting
    Les Rodriguez
    RKH Regulatory Consulting, 1944 Winter Drive, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 16:509-14. 2004
    ..Knowledge of nutrition's effect in the acute and critically ill patient is integral for nursing to predict and promote outcomes successfully in the critical care setting...
  87. ncbi Mid upper arm and calf circumferences as indicators of nutritional status in women of reproductive age
    T Khadivzadeh
    School of Midwifery Nursing, Mashed University of Medical Sciences, Mashed, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 8:612-8. 2002
    ..We found a strong correlation between MUAC and CC with weight and BMI, suggesting that MUAC and CC can be used to estimate BMI and detect nutritional disorders...
  88. ncbi Nutritional status and functional ability of the elderly aged 60 to 90 years in the Mpigi district of central Uganda
    Joyce K Kikafunda
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Nutrition 21:59-66. 2005
    ..This study assessed the nutritional status of the elderly and their functional ability because poor nutritional status in the elderly is associated with poor functional ability...
  89. ncbi Position of the American Dietetic Association: Liberalization of the diet prescription improves quality of life for older adults in long-term care
    Kathleen C Niedert
    Western Home Communities, Cedar Falls, IA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1955-65. 2005
    ....
  90. ncbi Dietary intake and eating patterns of elderly people in Israel: who is at nutritional risk?
    D Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:18-25. 2003
    ..To determine dietary intake and eating patterns of older persons in Israel and to identify factors associated with low intake...
  91. ncbi Reliability of a nutrition screening tool for use in elderly day hospitals
    M A Mackintosh
    Department of Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Ayrshire and Arran Primary Care NHS Trust, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:129-36. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The Ayrshire NST is a reliable and valid tool which can be used by qualified Nursing staff to assist in screening elderly patients at high risk of poor nutritional status...
  92. ncbi [Nutrition and aging]
    Lars Hyldstrup
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, Endokrinologisk Klinik
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5757-9. 2002
  93. ncbi [Validation of global nutrition assessment in elders]
    C Urteaga
    , Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 13.898, Correo 21, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:871-6. 2001
    ..On the other hand, 73% of those considered at nutritional risk, had a normal or excessive weight. CONCLUSIONS: Mini nutritional assessment did not identify elders at nutritional risk in this sample...
  94. ncbi Prevalence and prognostic significance of malnutrition in chronic renal insufficiency
    J A Lawson
    Research Assistant, University of New South Wales, Department of Medicine, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Ren Nutr 11:16-22. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These data suggest that SGA provides a useful means of assessing nutritional status and is helpful in identifying patients with increased risk of morbidity and mortality in the setting of CRI...
  95. ncbi Incidence of nutritional risk and causes of inadequate nutritional care in hospitals
    J Kondrup
    Nutrition Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 21:461-8. 2002
    ..Many patients in hospitals are undernourished and nutritional care is inadequate in most hospitals. The aim of this investigation was to gain insight into how this situation could be improved...
  96. ncbi Using the minimum data set to predict weight loss in nursing home residents
    Cynthia F Corbett
    Intercollegiate College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, WA 99224, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 15:249-53. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi Body weight and nutritional changes after reduction pneumoplasty for severe emphysema: a randomized study
    Tommaso Claudio Mineo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University, La Sapienza University, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:660-7. 2002
    ..The impact of reduction pneumoplasty on body weight and nutritional status has not previously been tested in a controlled study...
  98. ncbi Current concepts in nutritional assessment
    David E Carney
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, 750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Arch Surg 137:42-5. 2002
  99. ncbi Barriers to nutrition care for nursing home residents
    N L Crogan
    University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, College of Nursing, Tucson 85721, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 27:25-31. 2001
    ..An education program addressing staff relationships and nutrition training of nursing assistants could improve the ability of nursing staff to ensure residents' food intake and improve the quality of life for residents in nursing homes...
  100. ncbi Nutritional risk assessment and obesity in rural older adults: a sex difference
    Jenny H Ledikwe
    Diet Assessment Center, Nutrition Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:551-8. 2003
    ..Many older Americans are overweight or obese, but it is unclear whether obesity is associated with other nutritional risk indicators...
  101. ncbi The use of armspan measurement to assess the nutritional status of adults in four Ethiopian ethnic groups
    E De Lucia
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public Health Nutrition Unit, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:91-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the use of armspan as a proxy for height in the assessment of nutritional status using body mass index (BMI) for four ethnic groups in Ethiopia...

Research Grants64

  1. Leptin as a Regulator of T Cell Metabolism and Function
    NANCIE MACIVER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The hormone leptin, which is secreted by fat cells in proportion to fat mass and affects immune function, may be responsible for linking nutritional status with immune cell function. ..
  2. Academic-Community Partnerships to Brdge Across the U.S. Pacific Islands
    Alice Tse; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The project work will be accomplished through training programs &meetings to be conducted in the USAPI jurisdictions, and culminate in a CBPR grant proposal for the USAPI. ..
  3. Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by miR-29a within Hepatocytes
    ARAS NIKODEMAS MATTIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project follows the mission of the NIH and more specifically of the NIDDK to support medical research on metabolic diseases, obesity, and nutritional disorders. ..
  4. Trans-NIDDK Short-Term Training for Medical Students
    THOMAS JOHN BARANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  5. Acyl-CoA Synthetase: Structure, Function and Regulation
    ROSALIND ANNE COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. SHORT TERM RESEARCH TRAINING
    Nicholas J Shaheen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed program provides a mentored research experience in the early years of training to highly motivated and impressionable medical students. The program can serve as a gateway to a lifelong career in research ..
  7. TRAINING PROGRAM IN PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY/NUTRITION
    Melvin B Heyman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An increase from 3 to 4 training positions is requested in Years 36-40. ..
  8. Digestive Diseases Training Program
    DAVID CLEMENT WHITCOMB; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  9. OBESITY/NUTRITION RESEARCH CENTER
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Institutional Training Grant in Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Ronald J Sokol; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The investment in research training in this Training Program will provide a foundation for the trainees to become the future leaders, teachers and mentors who will help guide the direction of Gl, hepatology and nutrition in the future...
  11. MECHANISMS OF RADIATION SUPPRESSED CORNEAL ANGIOGENESIS
    MARK SCROGGS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  12. A GIP receptor antagonist drug to treat obesity
    Michael Boylan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Support Services for the Weight-control Information Network (WIN)
    Danita Byrd Holt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Weight-control Information Network was created by NIDDK as a result of Public Law 103-43 of the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993. ..
  14. An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. MECHANISMS OF HYPOALBUMINEMIA IN ENDSTAGE RENAL DISEASE
    George Kaysen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will further establish the effect of KT/V, dialyzer permeability and reuse on changes in albumin, nutritional status and acute phase response. ..
  16. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  17. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  18. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  19. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  20. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  21. Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary Supplements
    Suzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. THE PATHOGENESIS OF AUTOIMMUNITY IN A MURINE MODEL OF PRIMARY BILIARY CIRRHOSIS
    MERRILL E GERSHWIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Innate immunity and dendritic cells in cryptosporidiosis
    SAUL R TZIPORI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed studies will provide the basis for understanding the mechanisms of innate immune recognition and response to parasite invasion necessary for future design of vaccines and other methods of interventions. ..
  24. Updating Skeletal Maturity Methods for US Children
    Dana L Duren; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. children. This need can be achieved by updating the FELS skeletal age method using recent available data from non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic and Asian American children. ..
  25. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  26. Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia and Disability in Older Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..AGEs are a potentially modifiable risk factor, as circulating AGEs can be lowered by dietary modification and by pharmacological intervention. ..
  27. Trial of Vitamins in HIV Progression and Transmission
    Wafaie Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study is a collaborative effort between Harvard School of Public Health and Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. ..
  28. Behavioral factors and dietary change in WHTFSMP
    Alok Bhargava; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Overall, the results will facilitate the design of policies for improving health of especially minority women in the United States and will be useful for analyses of the Women's Health Initiative data. ..
  29. Home Fruit,Juice and Vegetable Availability
    Tom Baranowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The extent to which this research enhances the validity and reliability of measurement, future research on correlates will be more successful. ..
  30. ASSESSING PATIENT OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC ESRD
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furth the tools she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator in a nurturing academic environment. ..
  31. Providing Choice to Nursing Home Residents: A Quality of Life Intervention
    John F Schnelle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such observations-and the data they generate-are essential for effective staff training and management. ..
  32. 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. ..
  33. International Trace Elements Conference
    Janet King; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The purpose of this proposal is to seek funding for the travel of selected speakers, young investigator awards, and publication of the proceedings. ..
  34. DIETARY FATTY CONTROL OF INFLAMMATION
    Kevin High; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Health relateness: Answering these fundamental questions will shed critical light on the feasibility of utilizing dietary fatty acids to regulate AA metabolism and related clinical disorders. ..
  35. PIG MODEL FOR E BIENEUSI
    Saul Tzipori; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Given the cost and nature of the simian SIV model it is unlikely this model would serve the same function. ..
  36. Assessing Functional Outcomes in Adolescent with ESRD
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This experience will give Dr. Furth the tools she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator in a nurturing academic environment. ..
  37. BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELING
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
  38. Ginkgo biloba for ECT-induced Memory Deficits
    JOHN MARKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will utilize larger groups and additional cognitive tests will be incorporated to provide more definitive conclusions regarding efficacy, optimal dose and duration, persistence of effects, and safety and tolerability ..
  39. Regulation of intestinal phosphate uptake by dietary carbohydrate
    RONALDO FERRARIS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. DIET GLYCEMIC LOAD & METABOLISM IN OBESE PREGNANT WOMEN
    Janet King; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, new information on how the source of maternal carbohydrate intake affects carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in pregnancy will be generated. ..
  41. HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACY
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  42. Brucella, Aging and Role of IL-17 in Host Defense
    Kevin High; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The data generated in this proposal will form the foundation of future R01 proposals aimed at enhancing immunity vs. intracellular pathogens in our aging population. ..
  43. Dialysis Access Consortium Clinical Trials
    LAURA DEMBER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  44. Partnership on Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Research in Tanza*
    Wafaie Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program will be carried out as a collaborative effort between Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA. ..
  45. Immune Thrombocytopenia and Low-Level Mercury Exposure
    Jodi Segal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Segal with the necessary support for successful completion [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. ADJUNCT VITAMIN A THERAPY FOR TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV/AIDS
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  47. MALNUTRITION IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS
    TALAT IKIZLER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
  49. Iron Deficiency and Anemia in HIV and HCV-Infected Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. and elsewhere. ..
  50. REGULATION OF PLACENTAL METABOLISM BY GLUCOSE SUPPLY
    William Hay; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These are essential studies to conduct, as IUGR, primarily caused by placental insufficiency, is an important national and international health problem affecting the fetus, neonate, child, and adult. ..
  51. EFFECT OF AGE AND GLYCEMIA ON TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS
    NAOMI FUKAGAWA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Texas ICAN! Initial Evaluation of an Active Curriculum
    John Bartholomew; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If shown to impact children's physical activity, the resulting curriculum will provide an easy to disseminate tool to aid in the battle against childhood obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Role of Gastrin in the Pathogenesis of Colorectal Cancer
    Michael Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The answers to these provocative hypotheses can only be achieved by gaining a thorough understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which gastrin exerts its trophic properties. ..
  54. Incident AD in Mexican Americans: Feasibility Study
    MARTHA MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Defintion of the Physiological Properties of GIP
    Michael Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Generation of Reagents for E. bieneusi Genome Sequencing
    Saul Tzipori; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The outcome of this proposal will lead to a submission of a full proposal to sequence the EB genome. ..
  57. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  58. Metabolic and Nutritional Effects of ART in Children
    Meera Chhagan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All data will be entered into Epi Info and will be analyzed using standard PC-based data analysis packages, including SAS and SPSS. ..
  59. CLOTRIMAZOLE ENEMAS FOR POUCHITIS IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS
    PAUL RUFO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Abstract Not Provided ..
  60. Quantifying Effects of Malnutrition on Cystic Fibrosis
    HuiChuan Lai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The candidate will benefit from working with the multidisciplinary CF research team at the Madison CF center as well as from participation in the active and vigorous research community at UW-Madison. ..
  61. Development of 13C-retinol isotope dilution techniques
    Sherry Tanumihardjo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Inequality, social capital and health in Boliva
    William Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Clinical Performance Measures & Outcomes in Adolescents
    Susan Furth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. SUBTLE DISTURBANCES OF COBALAMIN STATUS
    Ralph Carmel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..