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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

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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

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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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 11:16 am

“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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:20 pm

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

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 1:56 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 1:04 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:47 pm

“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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