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May 25, 2016

CAAR – United Health Foundation Report – May 25, 2016

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

2016 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report,” (May 2016, .pdf and comma-delimited format, 143p.).

www.americashealthrankings.org/reports/Senior

CAAR – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Monograph – May 25, 2016

Filed under: Books — Tags: , — admin @ 4:38 pm

Informing Social Security’s Process for Financial Capability Determination, edited by Paul S. Appelbaum, Carol Mason Spicer, and Frank R. Valliere (National Academies Press, 2016, 244p., OpenBook and .pdf format). Note: More information, including purchasing information, for a print copy is available at the site. NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu/catalog/21922/informing-social-securitys-process-for-financial-capability-determination

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – May 25, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:37 pm

Redirecting abiraterone metabolism to fine-tune prostate cancer anti-androgen therapy,” by Zhenfei Li, Mohammad Alyamani, Jianneng Li, Kevin Rogacki, Mohamed Abazeed, Sunil K. Upadhyay, Steven P. Balk, Mary-Ellen Taplin, Richard J. Auchus & Nima Sharifi (Vol. 533, No. 7604, May 26, 2016, p. 547-551).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v533/n7604/abs/nature17954.html

CAAR – Cato Institute Research Brief – May 25, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:37 pm

Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old-Age Assistance Program,” by Daniel K. Fetter (Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 52, May 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.cato.org/publications/research-briefs-economic-policy/government-old-age-support-labor-supply-evidence-old

May 24, 2016

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 24, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

Medicare: Vulnerabilities Related to Provider Enrollment and Ownership Disclosure,” (OEI-04-11-00591, May 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-04-11-00591.asp

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – May 24, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:05 pm

Medicare and Medicaid Program Integrity: Combating Improper Payments and Ineligible Providers,” a hearing held May 24, 2016 (witness statements available for .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 51 minutes). Hearing begins at the :13 mark and ends at the 1:52:24 mark.

energycommerce.house.gov/hearings-and-votes/hearings/medicare-and-medicaid-program-integrity-combatting-improper-payments-and

May 23, 2016

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data Releases – May 23, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: — admin @ 4:14 pm

ICPSR’s National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data announced the release of the following new datasets that may be of interest to researchers of aging on May 22, 2016. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

The Longitudinal Study of Older People in Anhui Province, China, 2001-2003 (ICPSR 36388)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACDA/studies/36388/version/1

Examination of Resident Abuse in Assisted Living Facilities in the United States, 2011 (ICPSR 34575)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/34575/version/1

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – May 23, 2016

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

A. “Private Provision of Social Insurance: Drug-specific Price Elasticities and Cost Sharing in Medicare Part D,” by Liran Einav, Amy Finkelstein, and Maria Polyakova (w22277, May 2016, .pdf format, 44p.).

nber.org/papers/w22277

B. “Why Do Children Take Care of Their Elderly Parents? Are the Japanese Any Different?” by Charles Yuji Horioka, Emin Gahramanov, Aziz Hayat, and Xueli Tang (w22245, May 2016, .pdf format, 34p.).

nber.org/papers/w22245

CAAR – Australian Human Rights Commission Issue Paper – May 23, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:12 pm

Euthanasia, human rights and the law,” (May 2016, .pdf and Word format, 47p.).

www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/age-discrimination/publications/euthanasia-human-rights-and-law

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 23, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:11 pm

Aging International (Vol. 41, No. 2, June 2016).

link.springer.com/journal/12126/41/2/page/1

Gerontologist (Vol. 56, No. 3, June 2016).

gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/content/56/3.toc

May 20, 2016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – May 20, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

A. “Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01),” (PAR-16-266, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agenices, deadlines for applications are Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-266.html

B. “Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01),” (PAR-16-260, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agenices, deadlines for applications are Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-260.html

C. “BD2K Open Educational Resources for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25),” (RFA-HG-16-016, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for application Aug. 2, 2016 and Aug. 2, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-16-016.html

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – May 20, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

Effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of pain in knee and hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis,” by Bruno R. da Costa, Stephan Reichenbach, Noah Keller, Linda Nartey, Simon Wandel, Peter Juni, and Sven Trelle (Vol. 387, No. 10033, May 21, 2016, p. 2093-2105).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2816%2930002-2/abstract

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – May 20, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:43 pm

Payment and Delivery System Reform in Medicare: A Primer on Medical Homes, Accountable Care Organizations, and Bundled Payments,” by Susan Baseman, Cristina Boccuti, Marilyn Moon, Shannon Griffin, and Tania Dutta (May 2016, .pdf format, 33p.).

kff.org/medicare/report/payment-and-delivery-system-reform-in-medicare-a-primer-on-medical-homes-accountable-care-organizations-and-bundled-payments/

May 19, 2016

CAAR – US Bureau of Justice Statistics Report – May 19, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:54 pm

Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993–2013,” by E. Ann Carson and William J. Sobol (NCJ 248766, May 2016, .pdf, ASCII text, and zipped comma-delimited format, 37p.).

www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5602

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Community Living Funding Opportunity – May 19, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:53 pm

Senior Medicare Patrol Projects—Empowering Seniors to Prevent Health Care Fraud,” (HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-MP-0183, application deadline July 20, 2016).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283946

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – May 19, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01),” (PAR-16-266, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-266.html

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – May 19, 2016

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

End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people,” by Hamzah Shami and Marcus Skinner (May 2016, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5739e122c3300

CAAR – Human Mortality Database Data Release – May 19, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:47 pm

Data for Hungary were revised and updated through 2014 (May 16, 2016).

www.mortality.org/Public/WhatsNew.php

Data access:

www.mortality.org/

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 19, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:46 pm

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 83, No. 2, July 2016).

ahd.sagepub.com/content/83/2.toc

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 52, No. 2, 2016).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/52/2

Journal of Women & Aging (Vol. 28, No. 3, 2016).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wjwa20/28/3

May 18, 2016

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Social Security Subcommittee Hearing Testimony – May 18, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Hearing on Protecting Social Security from Waste, Fraud, and Abuse,” a hearing held May 18, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 1 minute).

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-on-protecting-social-security-from-waste-fraud-and-abuse/

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Articles – May 18, 2016

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A. “Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Canada” by Suzy L. Wong, Heather Gilmour and Pamela L. Ramage-Morin (Health Reports, Vol. 27, No. 5, May 2016, .pdf and HTML format).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2016005/article/14613-eng.htm

B. “Mortality from Alzheimer’s disease in Canada: A multiple-cause-of-death analysis, 2004 to 2011,” by Jungwee Park (Health Reports, Vol. 27, No. 5, May 2016, .pdf and HTML format).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2016005/article/14614-eng.htm

May 17, 2016

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Articles – May 17, 2016

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

Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 315, No. 19, May 17, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx?journalid=67&issueid=935290&direction=P

A. “Prevalence of and Factors Related to Discordance About Prognosis Between Physicians and Surrogate Decision Makers of Critically Ill Patients,” by Douglas B. White, Natalie Ernecoff, Praewpannarai Buddadhumaruk, Seoyeon Hong, Lisa Weissfeld, J. Randall Curtis, John M. Luce, and Bernard Lo (p. 2086-2094).

B. “Association of Hospital Critical Access Status With Surgical Outcomes and Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” by Andrew M. Ibrahim, Tyler G. Hughes, Jyothi R. Thumma, and Justin B. Dimick (p. 2095-2103).

jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2521969

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – May 17, 2016

Electron tomography reveals the fibril structure and lipid interactions in amyloid deposits,” by Marius Kollmer, Katrin Meinhardt, Christian Haupt, Falk Liberta, Melanie Wulff, Julia Linder, Lisa Handl, Liesa Heinrich, Cornelia Loos, Matthias Schmidt, Tatiana Syrovets, Thomas Simmet, Per Westermark, Gunilla T. Westermark, Uwe Horn, Volker Schmidt, Paul Walther, and Marcus Fandrich (Vol. 113, No. 3, May 17, 2016, p. 5604-5609).

www.pnas.org/content/113/20/5604.abstract

CAAR – World Bank Policy Research Programme Working Paper – May 17, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:54 pm

Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support,” by Marco Albertini (WPS7678, May 2016, .pdf and ASCII text format, 42p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2016/05/26377981/ageing-family-solidarity-europe-patterns-driving-factors-intergenerational-support

May 16, 2016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – May 16, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:41 pm

A. “Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01),” (PAR-16-260, a reissue of PAR-08-212, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5). Note: This announcement contains a companion “Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R21),” (PAR-16-261). Scroll to “Companion Funding Opportunity” for a link.

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-260.html

B. “Inclusion of Mobile/e-Consents for Alzheimer’s Disease Research (Admin Supp),” (PAR-16-259, National Institute on Aging, deadline for applications August 15, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-259.html

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – May 16, 2016

A. “Physician Payments from Industry Are Associated with Greater Medicare Part D Prescribing Costs,” by Roy H. Perlis and Clifford S. Perlis (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155474. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155474, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0155474

B. “The Incidence and Recurrence of Getting Lost in Community-Dwelling People with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Two and a Half-Year,” by Ming-Chyi Pai and Chih-Chien Lee (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155480, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0155480

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging Data Release – May 16, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: — admin @ 4:38 pm

ICPSR’s National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging announced the release of the following new dataset that may be of interest to researchers of aging on May 15, 2016. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

Survey of Midlife Development in Japan (MIDJA 2), May-October 2012 (ICPSR 36427)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACDA/studies/36427/version/1

CAAR – AGing Integrated Database Data Release – May 16, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: — admin @ 4:36 pm

Version 2.35: 2014 State, County, and PSA Population Estimates (May 16, 2016).

www.agid.acl.gov/About/ReleaseNotes/#May16

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – May 16, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:36 pm

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.
What is the Marginal Benefit of Payment-Induced Family Care?” by Norma B. Coe, Jing Guo, R. Tamara Konetzka, and Courtney Harold Van Houtven (w22249, May 2016, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w22249

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 16, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:35 pm

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia (Vol. 31, No. 4, June 2016).

aja.sagepub.com/content/31/4.toc

Medical Care (Vol. 54, No. 6, June 2016).

journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/pages/currenttoc.aspx

Public Policy and Aging Report (Vol. 26, No. 2, 2016).

ppar.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/2.toc

May 13, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – May 13, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Medicare: Claim Review Programs Could Be Improved with Additional Prepayment Reviews and Better Data,” (GAO-16-394, April 2016, .pdf format, 40p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-394

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – May 13, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

A. “Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center (U24),” (RFA-AG-17-008, National Institute on Aging, application deadline July 26, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-008.html

B. “Impact of Aging in Human Cell Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (R01),” (RFA-AG-17-009, National Institute on Aging, application deadline Sept. 28, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-009.html

C. “From Association to Function in the Alzheimer’s Disease Post Genomics Era (R01),” (RFA-AG-17-010, National Institute on Aging, application deadline Sept. 27, 2016). Note: This announcement contains a companion “From Association to Function in the Alzheimers Disease Post Genomics Era (R21),” (RFA-AG-17-011). Scroll to “Companion Funding Opportunity” for a link.

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-010.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 13, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:43 pm

Medicare Advantage 2016 Spotlight: Enrollment Market Update,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Giselle Casillas, Anthony Damico, Tricia Neuman, and Marsha Gold (May 2016, .pdf format, 25p.).

kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-advantage-2016-spotlight-enrollment-market-update/

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – May 13, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:42 pm

Associated Factors for Metabolic Syndrome in the Older Adults with Chronic Virus Hepatitis in the Community,” by Yuan-Hung Kuo, Ming-Chao Tsai, Kwong-Ming Kee, Kuo-Chin Chang, Jing-Houng Wang, Chun-Yin Lin, Sheng-Che Lin, and Sheng-Nan Lu (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155544. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155544, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0155544

May 12, 2016

CAAR – Pew Charitable Trusts/MacArthur Foundation Report – May 12, 2016

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

State Retiree Health Plan Spending: An examination of funding trends and plan provisions,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2016/05/stateretireehealthplanspending.pdf

CAAR – Genworth Financial Website of Interest – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:34 pm

2016 Cost of Care (May 2016)

www.genworth.com/about-us/industry-expertise/cost-of-care.html

Summary of Findings (.pdf format, 5p.).

www.genworth.com/dam/Americas/US/PDFs/Consumer/corporate/131168_050516.pdf

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:33 pm

Lifetime Consequences of Early and Midlife Access to Health Insurance: A Review,” by Etienne Gaudette, Gwyn Pauley and Julie Zissimopoulos (WP 2016-341, March 2016, .pdf format, 60p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Abstract/1099?ptid=1

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:31 pm

Nursing Home Choice, Family Bargaining and Optimal Policy in a Hotelling Economy,” by Marie-Louise Leroux and Gregory Ponthiere (CESifo Working Paper No. 5892, May 2016, .pdf format, 41p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP/CESifoWPdetails?wp_id=19204286

CAAR – Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman [UK] Report – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:30 pm

A report of investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital,” (May 2016, HTML format).

www.ombudsman.org.uk/reports-and-consultations/reports/health/a-report-of-investigations-into-unsafe-discharge-from-hospital

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:23 pm

Older Voices in Humanitarian Crises: Calling for change,” by Anna Ridout (2016, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5730c4e01a6c7

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 12, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:22 pm

Dementia (Vol. 15, No. 3, May 2016).

dem.sagepub.com/content/15/3.toc

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (Vol. 31, No. 2, June 2016).

link.springer.com/journal/10823/31/2/page/1

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 71A, No. 6, June 2016).

biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/71/6.toc

May 11, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – May 11, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:40 pm

Medicare Advantage: Action Needed to Ensure Appropriate Payments for Veterans and Nonveterans,” (GAO-16-137, April 2016, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-137

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Health Subcommittee Hearing Testimony – May 11, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

Implementation of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA),” a hearing held May 11, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 30 minutes).

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-on-the-implementation-of-the-medicare-access-chip-reauthorization-act-of-2015-macra/

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – May 11, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:36 pm

A. “Pathways to Homelessness among Older Homeless Adults: Results from the HOPE HOME Study,” by Rebecca T. Brown, Leah Goodman, David Guzman, Lina Tieu, Claudia Ponath, and Margot B. Kushel (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155065. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155065, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0155065

B. “Assessing the Impact of Nationwide Smoking Cessation Interventions among Employed, Middle-Aged Japanese Men, 2005-2010,” by Koji Wada, Yoshiyuki Higuchi, and Derek R. Smith (PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155151. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155151, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0155151

May 10, 2016

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodicals, Research Note – May 10, 2016

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

A. Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 76, No. 2, May 2016, .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v76n2/index.html

B. International Update, April 2016 (May 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2016-04/index.html

C. “The Longevity Visualizer: An Analytic Tool for Exploring the Cohort Mortality Data Produced by the Office of the Chief Actuary,” by Brian J. Alleva (Research and Statistics Note No. 2016-02, May 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/rsnotes/rsn2016-02.html

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 10, 2016

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

Medicare Benefit Integrity Contractors’ Activities in 2012 and 2013: A Data Compendium,” (OEI-03-13-00620, May 2016, .pdf format, 60p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-13-00620.asp

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – May 10, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

A. “Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R01),” (PA-16-239, a reissue of PAR-13-055, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agenices, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There is a companion announcement “Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R21),” (PA-16-240). To view that announcement follow the link at “Companion Funding Opportunity.”

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-239.html

B. “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01),” (PAR-16-238, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agenices, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion announcements “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03),” (PAR-16-237) and “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21),” (PAR-16-236). To view the announcements follow the link at “Companion Funding Opportunity.”

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-238.html

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – May 10, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

A. “Could the Saver’s Credit Enhance State Coverage Initiatives?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Anqi Chen (IB No. 16-7, April 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/could-the-savers-credit-enhance-state-coverage-initiatives/

B. “Are Counties Major Players in Public Pension Plans?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Jean-Pierre Aubry (SLP No. 49, April 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/are-counties-major-players-in-public-pension-plans/

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – May 10, 2016

A. “IL-33 ameliorates Alzheimer’s disease-like pathology and cognitive decline,” by Amy K. Y. Fu, Kwok-Wang Hung, Michael Y. F. Yuen, Xiaopu Zhou, Deejay S. Y. Mak, Ivy C. W. Chan, Tom H. Cheung, Baorong Zhang, Wing-Yu Fu, Foo Y. Liew, and Nancy Y. Ip (Vol. 113, No. 19, May 10, 2016, p. E2705-E2713).

www.pnas.org/content/113/19/E2705.abstract

B. “{delta}-COP modulates A{beta} peptide formation via retrograde trafficking of APP,” by Karima Bettayeb, Jerry C. Chang, Wenjie Luo, Suvekshya Aryal, Dante Varotsis, Lisa Randolph, William J. Netzer, Paul Greengard, and Marc Flajolet (Vol. 113, No. 19, May 10, 2016, p. 5412-5417).

www.pnas.org/content/113/19/5412.abstract

C. “Relevance of the COPI complex for Alzheimer’s disease progression in vivo,” by Karima Bettayeb, Basaraj V. Hooli, Antonio R. Parrado, Lisa Randolph, Dante Varotsis, Suvekshya Aryal, Jodi Gresack, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Paul Greengard, and Marc Flajolet (Vol. 113, No. 19, May 10, 2016, p. 5418-5423).

www.pnas.org/content/113/19/5418.abstract

D. “Tryptophan-2,3-dioxygenase (TDO) inhibition ameliorates neurodegeneration by modulation of kynurenine pathway metabolites,” by Carlo Breda, Korrapati V. Sathyasaikumar, Shama Sograte Idrissi, Francesca M. Notarangelo, Jasper G. Estranero, Gareth G. L. Moore, Edward W. Green, Charalambos P. Kyriacou, Robert Schwarcz, and Flaviano Giorgini (Vol. 113, No. 19, May 10, 2016, p. 5435-5440).

www.pnas.org/content/113/19/5435.abstract

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – May 10, 2016

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Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Australia 2011,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 287p.).

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