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Psychosocial interventions for people with both severe mental illness and substance misuse.

Objective: To assess the effects of psychosocial interventions for reduction in substance use in people with a serious mental illness compared with standard care. Conclusion: We included 32 RCTs and found no compelling evidence to support any one psychoso ...

The paradox of public holidays: Hospital-treated self-harm and associated factors.

BACKGROUND: Recent research on the patterns of self-harm around public holidays is lacking. This study used national data to examine the patterns of hospital-treated self-harm during public holidays, and to examine associated factors. METHODS: Data on sel ...

The heights and weights of Irish children from the post-war era to the Celtic tiger

Perry, Ivan J.; Whelton, Helen; Harrington, Janas; Cousins, Bernard; Childhood obesity; Historical trends; Height; Weight; Obesity in children-- Ireland; Social change-- Ireland-- 20th century; Health surveys-- Ireland; Accepted Version Obesity Obesity Sy ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people

Systematic ReviewA systematic review and meta-analysisMiles D. Witham1 and Alison Avenell2 1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Ad ...

Amphetamines for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood onset psychiatric disorder that can persist into adulthood in up to 50% of patients. From a clinical point of view, ADHD is characterized by hyperactivity, mood instability, irritability, diff ...

Nutritional Intervention to PreventAlzheimer’s Disease: Potential Benefitsof Xanthophyll Carotenoids and Omega-3Fatty Acids Combined

Nolan JM Mulcahy R. Power R. Moran R and Howard AN Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract. Background: A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that enrichment of certain nutritional compounds in the brain ...

Plasma Lutein and Zeaxanthin Are Associated With Better Cognitive Function Across Multiple Domains in a Large Population-Based Sample of Older Adults: Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging

Feeney D. Prado-Cabrero A. Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract Background: Low blood serum or plasma concentrations of the xanthophyll carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin have been implicated in poorer ...

NON-DIETARY CORRELATES AND DETERMINANTS OF PLASMA LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN CONCENTRATIONS IN THE IRISH POPULATION

Moran R. Nolan JM. Stack J. O'Halloran AM. Feeney J. Akuffo Ko. Kenny RA. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract: Objective: To investigate non-dietary correlates and determinants of plasma lutein ...

Serum and macular response to carotenoid-enriched egg supplementationin human subjects: the Egg Xanthophyll Intervention clinical Trial (EXIT)

Kelly D. Nolan JM. Howard AN. Stack J. Akuffo KO. Moran R. Themham DI. Dennison J. Meagher KA. Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract The macular carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z) and meso-zeaxanthi ...

Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration inthe Republic of Ireland

Akuffo BO. Nolan JM. Stack J. Moran R. Feeney J. Kenny RA. Peto T. Dooley C. Corcoran AM. Cronin H. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease ABSTRACT Background Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) remains the m ...

Sustained supplementation and monitored response with differing carotenoidformulations in early age-related macular degeneration

Akuffo BO. Nolan JM. Howard AN. Moran R. Klien R. Klien BE. Meuer SM. Sabour-Pickett S. Thumham DI. Beatty S. Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease To compare the impact of sustained supplementation using different macul ...

Measuring Visual Function Using the MultiQuity System:Comparison with an Established Device

Smolarek-Kasprzak P, Nolan JM, Beatty S, Dennison J, Akuffo KO, Kuchling R, Stack J, O'Regan G Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Purpose. To compare measures of visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity (CS) f ...

Verification of Meso-Zeaxanthin in Fish

Nolan JM, Beatty S, Meagher KA, Howard AN, Kelly D, Thurnham DI Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease A bstract Background/Objectives: The carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ) accumulate in th ...

Regarding Macular Xanthophylls andω-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Meagher KA, Nolan JM, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease We read with interest the recently published ar- ticle by Arnold et al titled “Macular Xanthophylls and ω-3 Long- Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in ...

Response to Bernstein Et Al

Nolan JM, Meagher K, Kashani S, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease We welcome the letter by Bernstein et al 1 in response to our publication ‘ What is meso-zeaxanthin, and where does it come from? ’in Eye 201 ...

Concordance of macular pigment measurements obtained using customized heterochromatic flicker photometry, dual-wavelength autofluorescence, and single-wavelength reflectance

Dennison JL, Stack J, Beatty S, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease T his study compares in vivo measurements of macular pigment (MP) obtained using customized het- erochromatic fl icker photometry (cHFP; Macu ...

Low macular pigment optical density is associated with lower cognitive performance in a large, population-based sample of older adults

Feeney J, Finucane C, Savva GM, Cronin H, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Macular pigment (MP) is comprised of the carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ), which selectively accumu ...

Lutein supplementation improvesvisual performance in Chinesedrivers: 1-year randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study: Theimportance of supplementing with allthree macular carotenoids

Nolan JM, Beatty S, Dennison J Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease To the Editor: We congratulate Yao et al [1] on their valuable contribution to the area of nutritional supplementation to maximize visual performance. ...

Macular Pigment and Its Contribution to Vision

Loskutova E, Nolan JM, Howard A, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract: Three dietary carotenoids, lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z) and meso- zeaxanthin (MZ) accumulate at the central retina (macula), where t ...

Serum response to supplemental macular carotenoids in subjects with and without age-related macular degeneration

Meagher KA, Thurnham DI, Beatty S, Howard AN, Connolly E, Cummins W, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract Macular pigment (MP) is composed of lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z) and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ). The pr ...