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June 28, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – June 28, 2017

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Microstructural integrity of white matter tracts amongst older fallers: A DTI study,” by Yoke Queen Wong, Li Kuo Tan, Pohchoo Seow, Maw Pin Tan, Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir, Anushya Vijayananthan, and Norlisah Ramli (PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179895. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179895, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0179895

June 19, 2017

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – June 19, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.

A. “The Shock of Falling Among Older Americans,” by Inas Rashad Kelly (w23517, June 2017, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23517

B. “High School Genetic Diversity and Later-life Student Outcomes: Micro-level Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study,” by C. Justin Cook and Jason M. Fletcher (w25320, June 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23520

C. “Mortality Inequality in Canada and the U.S.: Divergent or Convergent Trends?” by Michael Baker, Janet Currie, and Hannes Schwandt (w25314, June 2017, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23514

March 17, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 17, 2017

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Identifying predictive motor factors for falls in post-menopausal breast cancer survivors,” by Marek Zak, Malgorzata Biskup, Pawel Macek, Halina Krol, Szymon Krupnik, and Anna Opuchlik (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173970. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173970, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0173970

September 23, 2016

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Article – September 23, 2016

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Falls and Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged {Greater then/equal to} 65 Years — United States, 2014,” by Gwen Bergen, Mark R. Stevens, and Elizabeth R. Burns (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 65, No. 37, September 23, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. 993-998).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6537a2.htm

September 16, 2016

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – September 16, 2016

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Addition of a non-immersive virtual reality component to treadmill training to reduce fall risk in older adults (V-TIME): a randomised controlled trial,” by Anat Mirelman, Lynn Rochester, Inbal Maidan, Silvia Del Din, Lisa Alcock, Freek Nieuwhof, Marcel Olde Rikkert, Bastiaan R. Bloem, Elisa Pelosin, Laura Avanzino, Giovanni Abbruzzese, Kim Dockx, Esther Bekkers, Nir Giladi, Alice Nieuwboer, and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff (Vol. 388, No. 10050, September 17, 2016, p. 1170–1182).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)31325-3/abstract

April 27, 2016

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – April 27, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:56 pm

The Impact of Diabetic Neuropathy on Balance and on the Risk of Falls in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional,” by Bogdan Timar, Romulus Timar, Laura Gaita, Cristian Oancea, Codrina Levai, and Diana Lungeanu (PLoS ONE 11(4): e0154654. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154654, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0154654

October 30, 2015

CAAR – British Medical Journal Article – October 30, 2015

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The risk of fall and fracture with the initiation of a prostate-selective {alpha} antagonist: a population based cohort study,” by Layne Welk, Eric McArthur, Lisa-Ann Fraser, Jade Hayward, Stephanie Dixon, Y. Joseph Hwang, and Michael Ordon (Vol. 351, No. 8031, October 31, 2015, BMJ 2015;351:h5398, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h5398

July 31, 2015

CAAR – British Medical Journal Article – July 31, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:29 pm

Effectiveness of two year balance training programme on prevention of fall induced injuries in at risk women aged 75-85 living in community: Ossebo randomised controlled trial,” by Fabienne El-Khoury, Bernard Cassou, Aurélien Latouche, Philippe Aegerter, Marie-Aline Charles, and Patricia Dargent-Molina (Vol. 351, No. 8019, August 1, 2015, .pdf and HTML format, BMJ 2015;351:h3830).

www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h3830

July 29, 2015

CAAR – National Council on Aging Report – July 29, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:51 pm

2015 Falls Free National Falls Prevention Action Plan,” (July 2015, .pdf format, 51p.).

www.ncoa.org/resources/2015-falls-free-national-falls-prevention-action-plan/

June 10, 2015

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – June 10, 2015

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Physical Activity and Different Concepts of Fall Risk Estimation in Older People–Results of the ActiFE-Ulm Study,” by Jochen Klenk, Ngaire Kerse, Kilian Rapp, Thorsten Nikolaus, Clemens Becker, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Richard Peter, and Michael Dieter Denkinger, the ActiFE Study Group (PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129098. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129098, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0129098

February 9, 2015

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 9, 2015

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Prediction of Falls and/or Near Falls in People with Mild Parkinson’s Disease,” by Beata Lindholm, Peter Hagell, Oskar Hansson, and Maria H. Nilsson (PLoS ONE 10(1): e0117018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117018, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0117018

January 16, 2015

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – January 16, 2015

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Note: Lancet requires free registration prior to providing content. “Home modifications to reduce injuries from falls in the Home Injury Prevention Intervention (HIPI) study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial,” by Michael D. Keall, Nevil Pierse, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Chris Cunningham, Malcolm Cunningham, Jagadish Guria, and Michael G. Baker (Vol. 385, No. 9964, January 17, 2015, p. 231-238).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2814%2961006-0/abstract

January 7, 2015

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing [TILDA]/Staidear Fadaimseartha na hEireann um Dhul in Aois [Trinity College; Dublin, Ireland] Briefs – January 7, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:32 pm

A. “The Links between Fear of Falling, Visual Impairment and Mobility,” by Dr. Orna Donoghue (December 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/research%20briefs/Research%20Brief%20-%20Falls.pdf

B. “GP Utilisation in the Over 50s,” by Anne Nolan (December 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/research%20briefs/2014_Research%20Brief_GP%20Utilisation.pdf

December 16, 2014

CAAR – Life and Living in Advanced Age: a Cohort Study in New Zealand – Te Puawaitanga O Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu (LiLACS NZ) [University of Auckland, New Zealand Reports – December 16, 2014

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A. “Falls in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ,” by N. Kerse (Decmeber 2014, .pdf format, 11p.).

cdn.auckland.ac.nz/assets/fmhs/faculty/lilacs/docs/Falls%20in%20advanced%20age.pdf

B. “Alcohol use in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ,” by N. Kerse (Decmeber 2014, .pdf format, 11p.).

cdn.auckland.ac.nz/assets/fmhs/faculty/lilacs/docs/Alcohol%20use%20in%20advances%20age.pdf

December 9, 2014

CAAR – Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Policy Brief – December 9, 2014

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More than Half a Million Older Californians Fell Repeatedly in the Past Year,” by Steven P. Wallace (November 2014, .pdf format, 7p.).

healthpolicy.ucla.edu/publications/search/pages/detail.aspx?PubID=1349

December 4, 2014

CAAR – New Mexico Department of Health Newsletter – December 4, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:26 pm

Fall-Related Deaths and Injuries Among Older Adults in New Mexico,” by Glenda Hubbard (New Mexico Epidemiology No. 10, November 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

nmhealth.org/publication/view/newsletter/966/

November 7, 2014

CAAR – British Medical Journal Article – November 7, 2014

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Stratification of risk for hospital admissions for injury related to fall: cohort study,” by Victor M. Castro, Thomas H. McCoy, Andrew Cagan, Hannah R. Rosenfield, Shawn N. Murphy, Susanne E. Churchill, Isaac S. Kohane, and Roy H. Perlis (Vol. 349, No. 7982, BMJ 2014;349:g5863, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g5863

November 5, 2014

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – November 5, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:35 pm

Preventing Falls: From Evidence to Improvement in Canadian Health Care,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 42p.).

secure.cihi.ca/estore/productFamily.htm?locale=en&pf=PFC2707&lang=en&media=0

October 1, 2014

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Report – October 1, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:55 pm

Understanding seniors’ risk of falling and their perception of risk,” by Caryn Pearson, Julie St-Arnaud and Leslie Geran (Health at a Glance, October 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-624-x/2014001/article/14010-eng.htm

December 13, 2013

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – December 13, 2013

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A. “Age-Related Modifications to the Magnitude and Periodicity of Neuromuscular Noise,” by Navrag B. Singh, Niklas Konig, Adamantios Arampatzis, and William R. Taylo (PLoS ONE 8(12): e82791. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082791, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 5p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0082791

B. “Effects of Resveratrol on the Recovery of Muscle Mass Following Disuse in the Plantaris Muscle of Aged Rats,” by Brian T. Bennett, Junaith S. Mohamed, and Stephen E. Alway (PLoS ONE 8(12): e83518. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083518, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0083518

November 22, 2013

CAAR – British Medical Journal Articles – November 22, 2013

A. “The effect of fall prevention exercise programmes on fall induced injuries in community dwelling older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials,” by Fabienne El-Khoury, Bernard Cassou, Marie-Aline Charles, and Patricia Dargent-Molina (Vol. 347, No. 7934, November 23, 2013, BMJ 2013;347:f6234, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6234

B. “Cost effectiveness of a manual based coping strategy programme in promoting the mental health of family carers of people with dementia (the START (STrAtegies for RelaTives) study): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial,” by Martin Knapp, Derek King, Renee Romeo, Barbara Schehl, Julie Barber, Mark Griffin, Penny Rapaport, Debbie Livingston, Cath Mummery, Zuzana Walker, Juanita Hoe, Elizabeth L Sampson, Claudia Cooper, and Gill Livingston (Vol. 347, No. 7934, November 23, 2013, BMJ 2013;347:f6342, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6342

C. “Clinical effectiveness of a manual based coping strategy programme (START, STrAtegies for RelaTives) in promoting the mental health of carers of family members with dementia: pragmatic randomised controlled trial,” by Gill Livingston, Julie Barber, Penny Rapaport, Martin Knapp, Mark Griffin, Derek King, Debbie Livingston, Cath Mummery, Zuzana Walker, Juanita Hoe, Elizabeth L Sampson, and Claudia Cooper (Vol. 347, No. 7934, November 23, 2013, BMJ 2013;347:f6276, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6276

D. “The relation between total joint arthroplasty and risk for serious cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-severe osteoarthritis: propensity score matched landmark analysis,” by Bheeshma Ravi, Ruth Croxford, Peter C. Austin, Lorraine Lipscombe, Arlene S Bierman, Paula J. Harvey, and Gillian A. Hawke (Vol. 347, No. 7934, November 23, 2013, BMJ 2013;347:f6187, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6187

September 11, 2013

CAAR – US Administration on Community Living Webinar – September 11, 2013

Filed under: Websites of Interest — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:09 pm

Preventing Falls in Adults with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions: What Works?” (Sept. 17, 2013). Note: Registation is required.

acl.gov/NewsRoom/NewsInfo/2013/2013_09_10d.aspx

August 23, 2013

CAAR – King’s Fund [UK] Report – August 23, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

Exploring the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay,” by Yang Tian, James Thompson, David Buck, and Lara Sonola (August 2013, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/exploring-system-wide-costs-falls-older-people-torbay

August 8, 2013

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 8, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , — admin @ 3:58 pm

A. “A Qualitative Study of Alcohol, Health and Identities among UK Adults in Later Life,” by Graeme B. Wilson, Eileen F. S. Kaner, Ann Crosland, Jonathan Ling, Karen McCabe, and Catherine A. Haighton (PLoS ONE 8(8): e71792. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071792, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071792

B. “Do Older Professional Musicians Have Cognitive Advantages?” by Tarek Amer, Beste Kalender, Lynn Hasher, Sandra E. Trehub, and Yukwal Wong (PLoS ONE 8(8): e71630. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071630, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071630

C. “Epidemiological Survey of Quantitative Ultrasound in Risk Assessment of Falls in Middle-Aged and Elderly People,” by Ling-Chun Ou, Zih-Jie Sun, Yin-Fan Chang, Chin-Sung Chang, Ting-Hsing Chao, Po-Hsiu Kuo, Ruey-Mo Lin, and Chih-Hsing Wu (PLoS ONE 8(8): e71053. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071053, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071053

D. “Metal Ion Concentrations in Body Fluids after Implantation of Hip Replacements with Metal-on-Metal Bearing – Systematic Review of Clinical and Epidemiological Studies,” by Albrecht Hartmann, Franziska Hannemann, Jorg Lutzner, Andreas Seidler, Hans Drexler, Klaus-Peter Gunther, and Jochen Schmitt (PLoS ONE 8(8): e70359. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070359, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 25p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0070359

August 6, 2013

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 6, 2013

Filed under: uncategorized — Tags: , , , — admin @ 4:30 pm

A. “Associations of Proanthocyanidin Intake with Renal Function and Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Women,” by Kerry L. Ivey, Joshua R. Lewis, Wai H. Lim, Ee M. Lim, Jonathan M. Hodgson, and Richard L. Prince (PLoS ONE 8(8): e71166. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071166, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071166

B. “Adverse Drug Events in Older Hospitalized Patients: Results and Reliability of a Comprehensive and Structured Identification Strategy,” by Joanna E. Klopotowska, Peter C. Wierenga, Clementine C. M. Stuijt, Lambertus Arisz, Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf, Paul F. M. Kuks, Henk Asscheman, Sophia E. de Rooij, Loraine Lie-A-Huen, and Susanne M. Smorenburg, on behalf of the WINGS Study Group (PLoS ONE 8(8): e71045. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071045, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071045

C. “Dynamic Parameters of Balance Which Correlate to Elderly Persons with a History of Falls,” by Jesse W. Muir, Douglas P. Kiel, Marian Hannan, Jay Magaziner, and Clinton T. Rubin (PLoS ONE 8(8): e70566. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070566, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0070566

July 1, 2013

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Press Release – July 1, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:13 pm

Falls may be sign of future Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline,” (June 28, 2013).

www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/announcements/2013/06/falls-may-be-sign-future-alzheimers-disease-cognitive-decline

June 27, 2013

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – June 27, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:32 pm

Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia 1999-00 to 2010-11,” (June 2013, .pdf format, 92p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129543594

April 4, 2013

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – April 4, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:34 pm

Hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia: 2009-10,” (April 2013, .pdf format, 73p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129542825

January 4, 2013

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – January 4, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:38 pm

Note: Lancet requires free registration prior to providing access. “Video capture of the circumstances of falls in elderly people residing in long-term care: an observational study,” by Prof. Stephen N. Robinovitch, Fabio Feldman, Yijian Yang, Rebecca Schonnop, Pet Ming Leung, Thiago Sarraf, Joanie Sims-Gould, and Marie Loughin (Vol. 381, No. 9860, January 5, 2013, p. 47-54).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2812%2961263-X/abstract

November 26, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – November 26, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:06 pm

A. “Newly Acquired Fear of Falling Leads to Altered Eye Movement Patterns and Reduced Stepping Safety: A Case Study,” by William R. Young and Mark A. Hollands (PLoS ONE 7(11): e49765. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049765, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0049765

B. “Relation of Pulse Pressure to Long-Distance Gait Speed in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings from the LIFE-P Study,” by Kevin S. Heffernan, Todd M. Manini, Fang-Chi Hsu, Steven N. Blair, Barbara J. Nicklas, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Anne B. Newman, Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, Timothy S. Church, William L. Haskell, and Roger A. Fielding (PLoS ONE 7(11): e49544. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049544, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0049544

C. “Validity and Reliability of a Tool for Determining Appropriateness of Days of Stay: An Observational Study in the Orthopedic Intensive Rehabilitation Facilities in Italy,” by Aida Bianco, Domenico Flotta, Francesca Lotito, Carmelo G. A. Nobile, Claudia Pileggi, and Maria Pavia, for The Collaborative Working Group (PLoS ONE 7(11): e50260. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050260, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050260

D. “Cognitive Processing Speed in Older Adults: Relationship with White Matter Integrity,” by Geoffrey A. Kerchner, Caroline A. Racine, Sandra Hale, Reva Wilheim, Victor Laluz, Bruce L. Miller, and Joel H. Kramer (PLoS ONE 7(11): e50425. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050425, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050425

August 17, 2012

CAAR – British Medical Journal Articles – August 17, 2012

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A. “Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial,” by Lindy Clemson, Maria A. Fiatarone Singh, Anita Bundy, Robert G. Cumming, Kate Manollaras, Patricia O’Loughlin, and Deborah Black (Vol. 345, No. 7870, Aug. 18, 2012, BMJ 2012;345:e4547, HTML and .pdf format, 15p.). This article is available free of charge.

www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4547

B. “Efficacy of psychosocial intervention in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease: the multicentre, rater blinded, randomised Danish Alzheimer Intervention Study (DAISY),” by F.B. Waldorff, D.V. Buss, A. Eckermann, M.L.H. Rasmussen, N. Keiding, S. Rishøj, V. Siersma, J. Sørensen, L.V. Sørensen, A. Vogel, and G. Waldemar (Vol. 345, No. 7870, Aug. 18, 2012, BMJ 2012;345:e4693, HTML and .pdf format, 14p.). This article is available free of charge.

www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4693

July 18, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – July 18, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 12:42 pm

A. “Can Falls Risk Prediction Tools Correctly Identify Fall-Prone Elderly Rehabilitation Inpatients? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” by Bruno Roza da Costa, Anne Wilhelmina Saskia Rutjes, Angelico Mendy, Angelico Mendy, Rosalie Freund-Heritage, and Edgar Ramos Vieira (PLoS ONE 7(7): e41061. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041061, .pdf, HTML, and XML format, 8p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0041061

B. “Dopaminergic Neurons from Midbrain-Specified Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neural Stem Cells Engrafted in a Monkey Model of Parkinson’s Disease,” by Marcel M. Daadi, Brad A. Grueter, Robert C. Malenka, D. Eugene Redmond Jr., and Gary K. Steinberg (PLoS ONE 7(7): e41120. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041120, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0041120

July 5, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – July 5, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 3:37 pm

A. “25-Hydroxyvitamin D Depletion Does Not Exacerbate MPTP-Induced Dopamine Neuron Damage in Mice,” by E. Danielle Dean, Lydia M. Mexas, Natalie L. Capiro, Jeanne E. McKeon, Mahlon R. DeLong, Kurt D. Pennell, Jonathan A. Doorn, Vin Tangpricha, Gary W. Miller, and Marian L. Evatt (PLoS ONE 7(7): e39227. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039227, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0039227

B. “Plasma BDNF Levels Vary in Relation to Body Weight in Females,” by Anilkumar Pillai, Davide Bruno, Antero S. Sarreal, Raymundo T. Hernando, Leslie A. Saint-Louis, Jay Nierenberg, Stephen D. Ginsberg, Nunzio Pomara, Pankaj D. Mehta, Henrik Zetterberg, Kaj Blennow, and Peter F. Buckley (PLoS ONE 7(7): e39358. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039358, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0039358

C. “Executive Function and Falls in Older Adults: New Findings from a Five-Year Prospective Study Link Fall Risk to Cognition,” by Anat Mirelman, Talia Herman, Marina Brozgol, Moran Dorfman, Elliot Sprecher, Avraham Schweiger, Nir Giladi, and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff (PLoS ONE 7(6): e40297. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040297, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0040297

D. “Sexual Dimorphism in Healthy Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A DTI Study,” by Laurence O’Dwyer, Franck Lamberton, Arun L. W. Bokde, Michael Ewers, Yetunde O. Faluyi, Colby Tanner, Bernard Mazoyer, Desmond O’Neill, Mairead Bartley, Ronan Collins, Tara Coughlan, David Prvulovic, and Harald Hampel (PLoS ONE 7(7): e37021. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037021, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0037021

May 31, 2012

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports – May 31, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:27 pm

A. “Hospitalisations due to falls in older people, Australia 2008-09,” by C. Bradley (May 2012, .pdf format, 79p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737421923

B. “Hospitalisations due to falls in older people, Australia 2007-08,” by C. Bradley (May 2012, .pdf and Rich-text format, 66p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737421931

C. “Hospitalisations due to falls in older people, Australia 2006-07,” by C. Bradley (May 2012, .pdf and Rich-text format, 74p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737421927

May 16, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – May 16, 2012

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A. “Hyperphosphorylation and Cleavage at D421 Enhance Tau Secretion,” by Vanessa Plouffe, Nguyen-Vi Mohamed, Jessica Rivest-McGraw, Johanne Bertrand, Michel Lauzon, and Nicole Leclerc (PLoS ONE 7(5): e36873. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036873, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036873

B. “{alpha}-Synuclein Genetic Variants Predict Faster Motor Symptom Progression in Idiopathic Parkinson Disease,” by Beate Ritz, Shannon L. Rhodes, Yvette Bordelon, and Jeff Bronstein (PLoS ONE 7(5): e36199. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036199, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036199

C. “Evaluation of Accelerometer-Based Fall Detection Algorithms on Real-World Falls,” by Fabio Bagala, Clemens Becker, Angelo Cappello, Lorenzo Chiari, Kamiar Aminian, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Wiebren Zijlstra, and Jochen Klenk (PLoS ONE 7(5): e37062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037062, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0037062

D. “Morphological and Pathological Evolution of the Brain Microcirculation in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Jesse M. Hunter, Jason Kwan, Michael Malek-Ahmadi, Chera L. Maarouf, Tyler A. Kokjohn, Christine Belden, Marwan N. Sabbagh, Thomas G. Beach, and Alex E. Roher (PLoS ONE 7(5): e36893. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036893, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036893

May 14, 2012

CAAR – Age UK Report – May 14, 2012

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“Staying steady: Improving your strength and balance” (May 2012, .pdf format, 34p).

www.ageuk.org.uk/Documents/EN-GB/Information-guides/AgeUKIG14_staying_steady_inf.pdf

More information about Age UK:

www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/our-work/

May 8, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – May 8, 2012

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Fall Classification by Machine Learning Using Mobile Phones,” by Mark V. Albert, Konrad Kording, Megan Herrmann, and Arun Jayaraman (PLoS ONE 7(5): e36556. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036556, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036556

March 28, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 28, 2012

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The KAP Evaluation of Intervention on Fall-Induced Injuries among Elders in a Safe Community in Shanghai, China,” by Ling-ling Zhang, Koustuv Dalal, Ming-min Yin, De-guo Yuan, Johanna Yvonne Andrews, and Shu-mei Wang (PLoS ONE 7(3): e32848. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032848, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0032848

March 19, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 19, 2012

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Mechanisms of Adaptation from a Multiple to a Single Step Recovery Strategy following Repeated Exposure to Forward Loss of Balance in Older Adults,” by Christopher P. Carty, Neil J. Cronin, Glen A. Lichtwark, Peter M. Mills, and Rod S. Barrett (PLoS ONE 7(3): e33591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033591, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033591

March 12, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – March 12, 2012

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A. “The Personal and Health Service Impact of Falls in 85 Year Olds: Cross-Sectional Findings from the Newcastle 85+ Cohort Study,” by Joanna Collerton, Andrew Kingston, John Bond, Karen Davies, Martin P. Eccles, Carol Jagger, Thomas B. L. Kirkwood, and Julia L. Newton (PLoS ONE 7(3): e33078. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033078, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033078

B. “Effects of Dopamine on Sensitivity to Social Bias in Parkinson’s Disease,” by Atbin Djamshidian, Sean S. O’Sullivan, Andrew Lees, and Bruno B. Averbeck (PLoS ONE 7(3): e32889. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032889, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0032889

C. “Small-Animal PET Imaging of Amyloid-Beta Plaques with [11C]PiB and Its Multi-Modal Validation in an APP/PS1 Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Andre Manook, Behrooz H. Yousefi, Antje Willuweit, Stefan Platzer, Sybille Reder, Andreas Voss, Marc Huisman, Markus Settles, Frauke Neff, Joachim Velden, Michael Schoor, Heinz von der Kammer, Hans-Jurgen Wester, Markus Schwaiger, and Gjermund Henriksen Alexander Drzezga (PLoS ONE 7(3): e31310. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031310, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 23p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0031310

March 9, 2012

CAAR – Rand Corporation Working Paper – March 9, 2012

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Review of the Evidence on Falls Prevention in Hospitals: Task 4 Final Report,” by Susanne Hempel, Sydne Newberry, Zhen Wang, Paul G. Shekelle, Roberta M. Shanman, Breanne Johnsen, Tanja Perry, Debra Saliba, and David A. Ganz (WR-907, February 2012, .pdf format, 93p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR907.html

February 24, 2012

CAAR – UK National Osteoporosis Society/Age UK Report – February 24, 2012

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Breaking Through: Building Better Falls and Fracture Services in England,” (February 2012, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.nos.org.uk/document.doc?id=987

February 2, 2012

CAAR – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report QuickStats Article – February 2, 2012

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“QuickStats: Rate of Nonfatal, Medically Consulted Fall Injury Episodes, by Age Group” (US Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 61, No. 4, Feb. 3, 2012, HTML and .pdf format, p. 81).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6104a8.htm?s_cid=mm6104a8_w

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