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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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A 12-Week Iyengar Yoga Program Improved Balance and Mobility in Older Community-Dwelling People: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Anne Tiedemann, Sandra O’Rourke, Romina Sesto and Catherine Sherrington.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4944 words.

Background.

Exercise that challenges balance can improve mobility and prevent falls in older adults. Yoga as a physical activity option for older adults is...

A 2-Year Follow-Up After a 2-Year RCT with Vitamin D and Exercise: Effects on Falls, Injurious Falls and Physical Functioning Among Older Women

Kirsti Uusi-Rasi, Radhika Patil, Saija Karinkanta, Pekka Kannus, Kari Tokola, Christel Lamberg-Allardt and Harri Sievänen.

in Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4912 words.

Abstract

Background

Both exercise and vitamin D are recommended means to prevent falls among older adults, but...

Ability Versus Hazard: Risk-Taking and Falls in Older People

Annie A. Butler, Stephen R. Lord, Janet L. Taylor and Richard C. Fitzpatrick.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4917 words.

Background.

Among older people, undue risk taking could lead to falls, irrespective of physical ability. We investigated the interaction between risk-taking...

Absolute Strength and Loss of Strength as Predictors of Mobility Decline in Older Adults: The InCHIANTI Study

Gregory E. Hicks, Michelle Shardell, Dawn E. Alley, Ram R. Miller, Stefania Bandinelli, Jack Guralnik, Fulvio Lauretani, Eleanor M. Simonsick and Luigi Ferrucci.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2012; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4567 words.

Background.

Theoretical definitions of sarcopenia traditionally emphasize age-related loss of muscle strength; however, most analyses of the association...

Acacetin 7-O-α-l-rhamnopyranosyl (1–2) β-D-xylopyranoside Elicits Life-span Extension and Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans

Jyotsna Asthana, Deepti Yadav, Aakanksha Pant, A. K. Yadav, M. M. Gupta and Rakesh Pandey.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 7328 words.

The advancements in the field of gerontology have unraveled the signaling pathways that regulate life span, suggesting that it might be feasible to modulate aging. To this end, we isolated...

Accelerated Dysfunction Among the Very Oldest-Old in Nursing Homes

Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, Kimberly A. Skarupski, Caroline S. Blaum, Andrzej Galecki, Fred Bookstein and Miel Ribbe.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4085 words.

Background. The population aged 65 and older is often analyzed in three categories: young-old (65–74), middle-old (75–84), and oldest-old (≥85)....

Accelerated Features of Age-Related Bone Loss in Zmpste24 Metalloproteinase-Deficient Mice

Daniel Rivas, Wei Li, Rahima Akter, Janet E. Henderson and Gustavo Duque.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5705 words.

Age-related bone loss is associated with changes in bone cellularity, which include marrow fat infiltration and decreasing levels of osteoblastogenesis. The mechanisms that explain these...

Accelerating Accelerometer Research in Aging

Eric J Shiroma, Jennifer A Schrack and Tamara B Harris.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 2171 words.

The accelerating pace of biomedical advance

Richard Barker.

in Bioscience - Lost in Translation?

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 7839 words.

Bioscience has progressed exponentially, in scientific advances and enabling technology. From quicker and much cheaper gene sequencing to the emergence of data-mining tools, the last 20...

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Acceleration Patterns of the Head and Pelvis During Gait in Older People With Parkinson's Disease: A Comparison of Fallers and Nonfallers

Mark D. Latt, Hylton B. Menz, Victor S. Fung and Stephen R. Lord.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3259 words.

Background

Falls are common in older people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and are likely to be related to gait disturbances associated with the condition....

The Acceptability of Online Consent in a Self-Test Serosurvey of Responders to the 2014–2016 West African Ebola Outbreak

Catherine R McGowan, Catherine F Houlihan, Patricia Kingori and Judith R Glynn.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 5640 words.

Abstract

Online participation in research is used increasingly to recruit geographically dispersed populations. Obtaining online consent is convenient, yet we...

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Access Health CT

John A. Quelch and Michael Norris.

in Consumers, Corporations, and Public Health

June 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 10337 words.

Not only must consumers receive and respond to motivating messages, they must then be able to afford to take the actions required of them and be able to access the solutions. Barriers to...

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Access to Healthy Foods in Urban Settings

Lise Bertrand.

in Ensuring a Sustainable Future

September 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 7942 words.

While in the poorest countries food security issues often center around ensuring availability of food, in urban centers in high income countries inequalities between neighbourhoods mean...

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Access to Medicines

Thomas Pogge.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7465 words.

I would pay three million to go into space, says the banker to his attorney. — I wouldn't go if you paid me, the latter laughs, for me the French Riviera is quite exciting...

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Accessing Data Resources in the Mouse Phenome Database for Genetic Analysis of Murine Life Span and Health Span

Molly A. Bogue, Luanne L. Peters, Beverly Paigen, Ron Korstanje, Rong Yuan, Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, Stephen C. Grubb, Gary A. Churchill and Elissa J. Chesler.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

February 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5222 words.

Understanding the source of genetic variation in aging and using this variation to define the molecular mechanisms of healthy aging require deep and broad quantification of a host of...

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Accumulation of Cells With Short Telomeres Is Associated With Impaired Zinc Homeostasis and Inflammation in Old Hypertensive Participants

Catia Cipriano, Silvia Tesei, Marco Malavolta, Robertina Giacconi, Elisa Muti, Laura Costarelli, Francesco Piacenza, Sara Pierpaoli, Roberta Galeazzi, Maria Blasco, Elsa Vera, Andres Canela, Fabrizia Lattanzio and Eugenio Mocchegiani.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4889 words.

Critical shortening of telomeres, likely associated with a considerable increase of senescent cells, can be observed in PBMC of individuals aged 80 and older. We investigated the...

Accuracy of Self-reported Height and Weight in a Community-Based Sample of Older African Americans and Whites

Gerda G. Fillenbaum, Maragatha N. Kuchibhatla, Heather E. Whitson, Bryan C. Batch, Laura P. Svetkey, Carl F. Pieper, William E. Kraus, Harvey J. Cohen and Dan G. Blazer.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3949 words.

Background.

To ascertain accuracy of self-reported height, weight (and hence body mass index) in African American and white women and men older than 70 years...

An ACE Unit With a Delirium Room May Improve Function and Equalize Length of Stay Among Older Delirious Medical Inpatients

Joseph H. Flaherty, D. Kimberly Steele, John T. Chibnall, Vijaya N. Vasudevan, Nazem Bassil and Srivalli Vegi.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3908 words.

Background.

Patients with delirium, compared with those without, are at increased risk for loss of function, longer hospital stays, and increased mortality....

Achieving Environmental Equity

Angela Glover Blackwell.

in Ensuring a Sustainable Future

September 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 8928 words.

Low-income communities and communities of color in urban neighborhoods in the United States experience severe inequalities in the economic, social, physical, and service environments. This...

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