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Nutritional roles of selenium in cellular and mouse aging
Oxidative stress and persistent DNA damage response can lead to cellular senescence and aging. The ATM kinase and p53 protein play critical roles in the DNA damage response to reactive oxygen species and other DNA-damaging ...
Unmet Need for Nutrition-Related Services in Recently Hospital-Discharged Older Adults
Older adults returning home from the hospital may have disabilities that prevent them from obtaining or preparing adequate nutritious food. Additionally, they may have difficulty identifying their need for or accessing ...
The Relationship between Dietary intake and Biomarkers of carotenoids and Physical Functioning among U.S. Older Adults
Decline of physical function [PF] in old age might be related to oxidative damage caused by free radicals, and antioxidants may play a role in reducing the risk of physical functional limitations [PFL]. Yet little is known ...
Food Insecurity, Service Awareness, Social Factors, and Quality of Life in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Older adults are at risk for food insecurity due to financial constraints, physical difficulties, social isolation, and the resulting limitations on food access. Social isolation has two components – objective, such as ...