March 5, 2013

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – March 5, 2013

A. “Familial Longevity Is Marked by Better Cognitive Performance at Middle Age: The Leiden Longevity Study,” by Marjon Stijntjes, Anton J. M. de Craen, Diana van Heemst, Carel G. M. Meskers, Mark A. van Buchem, Rudi G. J. Westendorp, P. Eline Slagboom, and Andrea B. Maier (PLoS ONE 8(3): e57962. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057962, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

B. “Predictive Value of a Profile of Routine Blood Measurements on Mortality in Older Persons in the General Population: The Leiden 85-Plus Study,” by Anne H. van Houwelingen, Wendy P.J. den Elzen, Simon P. Mooijaart, Margot Heijmans, Jeanet W. Blom, Anton J. M. de Craen, and Jacobijn Gussekloo (PLoS ONE 8(3): e58050. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058050, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

C. “Chronic Administration of Anti-Stroke Herbal Medicine TongLuoJiuNao Reduces Amyloidogenic Processing of Amyloid Precursor Protein in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Ping He, Pengtao Li, Qian Hua, Yuan Liu, Matthias Staufenbiel, Rena Li, and Yong Shen (PLoS ONE 8(3): e58181. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058181, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

D. “End-of-Life Decisions: A Cross-National Study of Treatment Preference Discussions and Surrogate Decision-Maker Appointments,” by Natalie Evans, H. Roeline Pasman, Tomas Vega Alonso, Lieve Van den Block, Guido Miccinesi, Viviane Van Casteren, Ge Donker, Stefano Bertolissi, Oscar Zurriaga, Luc Deliens, and Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, on behalf of EUROIMPACT (PLoS ONE 8(3): e57965. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057965, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

E. “A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Home-Based Step Training in Older People Using Videogame Technology,” by Daniel Schoene, Stephen R. Lord, Kim Delbaere, Connie Severino, Thomas A. Davies, and Stuart T. Smith (PLoS ONE 8(3): e57734. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057734, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

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