Marion E. T. Mcmurdo

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Fecal bacteria were studied in healthy elderly volunteers (age, 63 to 90 years; n = 35) living in the local community, elderly hospitalized patients (age, 66 to 103; n = 38), and elderly hospitalized(More)
The colonic microbiota mediates many cellular and molecular events in the host that are important to health. These processes can be affected in the elderly, because in some individuals, the(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is common in later life. AIMS To determine whether exercise is effective as an adjunct to antidepressant therapy in reducing depressive symptoms in older people. METHOD(More)
BACKGROUND Because of changes in gut physiology, immune system reactivity, and diet, elderly people are more susceptible to gastrointestinal infections than are younger adults. The gut microflora,(More)