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  1. Although the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption to health has been well established, few studies have focused on access to fruits and vegetables in rural areas; even fewer examined the relationship ...

    Authors: Joseph R Sharkey, Cassandra M Johnson and Wesley R Dean

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:32

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Diet is considered an important factor for bone health, but is composed of a wide variety of foods containing complex combinations of nutrients. Therefore we investigated the relationship between dietary patte...

    Authors: Yasutake Monma, Kaijun Niu, Koh Iwasaki, Naoki Tomita, Naoki Nakaya, Atsushi Hozawa, Shinichi Kuriyama, Shin Takayama, Takashi Seki, Takashi Takeda, Nobuo Yaegashi, Satoru Ebihara, Hiroyuki Arai, Ryoichi Nagatomi and Ichiro Tsuji

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:31

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The ageing of the population is rapidly progressing in Thailand. Self-assessed health status can provide a holistic view of the health of the elderly. This study aims to identify the determinants of self-asses...

    Authors: Fariha Haseen, Ramesh Adhikari and Kusol Soonthorndhada

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:30

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Aged patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) have a high prevalence of co-morbidity associated with poor quality of life, high health care costs, and increased risk for adverse outcomes. These patients are ...

    Authors: Inge Kirchberger, Christa Meisinger, Hildegard Seidl, Rupert Wende, Bernhard Kuch and Rolf Holle

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:29

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Food and drink are important determinants of physical and social health in care home residents. This study explored whether a pragmatic methodology including routinely collected data was feasible in UK care ho...

    Authors: Andrea Kenkmann, Gill M Price, Joanne Bolton and Lee Hooper

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:28

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The very old (80+) are often described as a "frail" group that is particularly exposed to diseases and functional disability. They are at great risk of losing the ability to manage their activities of daily li...

    Authors: Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Gunilla Gosman--Hedström, Anna-Karin Edberg, Katarina Wilhelmson, Kajsa Eklund, Anna Duner, Lena Ziden, Anna-Karin Welmer and Sten Landahl

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:27

    Content type: Study protocol

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