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February 23, 2018

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Brief – February 23, 2018

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Older Workers and Part-Time Employment,” by Jennifer Schramm (February 2018, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/older-workers-and-part-time-employment.html

February 22, 2018

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – February 22, 2018

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The Impact of Life-Course Developments on Pensions in the NDC Systems in Poland, Italy and Sweden and Point System in Germany,” by Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak, Marek Góra, Irena E. Kotowska, Iga Magda, Anna Ruzik-Sierdzinska, and Pawel Strzelecki (Discussion Paper No. 11342, February 2018, .pdf format, 39p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/11341

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 22, 2018

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a disease of early aging: Evidence from the EpiChron Cohort,” by Miguel J. Divo, Bartolome R. Celli, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Juan Pablo de-Torres, Luis A. Gimeno-Feliu, Juan Bertó, Javier J. Zulueta, Ciro Casanova, Victor M. Pinto-Plata, Carlos Cabrera-Lopez, Francesca Polverino, Jonás Carmona Píréz, Alexandra Prados-Torres, and Jose M. Marin, on behalf of the EpiChron—BODE Collaborative Group (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193143. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193143, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0193143

February 21, 2018

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Decision Memorandum – February 21, 2018

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

National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (CAG-00157R4),” (February 2018).

www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=288

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 21, 2018

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

Railroad Retirement Board: Actions Needed to Improve the Effectiveness and Oversight of Continuing Disability Reviews,” (GAO-18-287, February 2018, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-287

CAAR – National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Report – February 21, 2018

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

2017 Transportation Trends Report,” (February 2018, .pdf and Word format, 33p.).

2017 Transportation Trends Report

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – February 21, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:50 pm

Summary of Recent and Proposed Changes to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Reimbursement,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 3p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/summary-of-recent-and-proposed-changes-to-medicare-prescription-drug-coverage-and-reimbursement/

February 20, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstracts – February 20, 2018

A. “Naked mole rats can undergo developmental, oncogene-induced and DNA damage-induced cellular senescence,” by Yang Zhao, Alexander Tyshkovskiy, Daniel Muñoz-Espín, Xiao Tian, Manuel Serrano, Joao Pedro de Magalhaes, Eviatar Nevo, Vadim N. Gladyshev, Andrei Seluanov and Vera Gorbunova (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. 1801-1806).

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/1801

B. “NAD+ supplementation normalizes key Alzheimer’s features and DNA damage responses in a new AD mouse model with introduced DNA repair deficiency,” by Yujun Hou, Sofie Lautrup, Stephanie Cordonnier, Yue Wang, Deborah L. Croteau, Eduardo Zavala, Yongqing Zhang, Kanako Moritoh, Jennifer F. O’Connell, Beverly A. Baptiste, Tinna V. Stevnsner, Mark P. Mattson and Vilhelm A. Bohr (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. E1876-E1885).

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/E1876

C. “Identification of genetic risk factors in the Chinese population implicates a role of immune system in Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis,” by Xiaopu Zhou, Yu Chen, Kin Y. Mok, Qianhua Zhao, Keliang Chen, Yuewen Chen, John Hardy, Yun Li, Amy K. Y. Fu, Qihao Guo, Nancy Y. Ip and for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. 1697-1706)

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/1697

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 20, 2018

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A. “Factors associated with occasional and recurrent falls in Mexican community-dwelling older people,” by Marcela Agudelo-Botero, Liliana Giraldo-Rodríguez, Juana Catalina Murillo-González, Dolores Mino-Leon, and Esteban Cruz-Arenas (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192926.
doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192926, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192926

B. “Apolipoprotein E genotype does not moderate the associations of depressive symptoms, neuroticism and allostatic load with cognitive ability and cognitive aging in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936,” by Zander Crook, Tom Booth, Simon R. Cox, Janie Corley, Dominika Dykiert, Paul Redmond, Alison Pattie, Adele M. Taylor, Sarah E. Harris, John M. Starr, and Ian J. Deary (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192604. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192604, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 20p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192604

 

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 20, 2018

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Medicare Needs Better Controls To Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Related to Chiropractic Services,” (A-09-16-02042, February 2018, .pdf format, 25p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91602042.asp

February 15, 2018

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – February 16, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:31 pm

Review of Medicare Administrative Contractor Information Security Program Evaluations for Fiscal Year 2016,” (A-18-17-11300, February 2018, .pdf format, 13p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region18/181711300.asp

February 13, 2018

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – February 13, 2018

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Emergency Department Visits by Patients Aged 45 and Over With Diabetes: United States, 2015,” by Margaret J. Hall, Pinyao Rui, and Alexander Schwartzman (Data Brief No. 301, February 2018, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db301.htm

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract – February 13, 2018

Robust kinase- and age-dependent dopaminergic and norepinephrine neurodegeneration in LRRK2 G2019S transgenic mice,” by Yulan Xiong, Stewart Neifert, Senthilkumar S. Karuppagounder, Qinfang Liu, Jeannette N. Stankowski, Byoung Dae Lee, Han Seok Ko, Yunjong Lee, Jonathan C. Grima, Xiaobo Mao, Haisong Jiang, Sung-Ung Kang, Deborah A. Swing, Lorraine Iacovitti, Lino Tessarollo, Ted M. Dawson, and Valina L. Dawson (Vol. 115, No. 7, February 13, 2018, p. 1635-1640).

www.pnas.org/content/115/7/1635

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 13, 2018

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Hearing impairment increases the risk of distal radius, hip, and spine fractures: A longitudinal follow-up study using a national sample cohort,” by So Young Kim, Joon Kyu Lee, Songyong Sim, and Hyo Geun Choi (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192820. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192820, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192820

February 12, 2018

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – February 12, 2018

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

The adult social care workforce in England,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 60p.).

The adult social care workforce in England

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – February 12, 2018

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Pension scams: Government response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-scams-government-response-to-the-work-and-pensions-select-committee-report

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 12, 2018

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Evaluation of inner retinal layers as biomarkers in mild cognitive impairment to moderate Alzheimer’s disease,” by Eleonora M. Lad, Dibyendu Mukherjee, Sandra S. Stinnett, Scott W. Cousins, Guy G. Potter, James R. Burke, Sina Farsiu, and Heather E. Whitson (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192646. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192646, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192646

CAAR – Lancet Article – February 12, 2018

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Temporal trends and patterns in heart failure incidence: a population-based study of 4 million individuals,” by Nathalie Conrad, Prof. Andrew Judge, Jenny Tran, Hamid Mohseni, Deborah Hedgecott, Abel Perez Crespillo, Moira Allison, Prof. Harry Hemingway, Prof. John G. Cleland, MD, Prof John J. V. McMurray, and Prof. Kazem Rahimi (Vol. 391, No. 10120, February 10, 2018, p. 572-580). Note: The Lancet is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32520-5/fulltext

February 8, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 8, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

Medicare Fee-For-Service: Modernizing Cost-sharing Design Would Involve Trade-offs, the Results of Which Would Depend on Time Horizon,” (GAO-18-100, January 2018, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-100

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – February 8, 2018

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High performance plasma amyloid-{beta} biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease,” by Akinori Nakamura, Naoki Kaneko, Victor L. Villemagne, Takashi Kato, James Doecke, Vincent Doré, Chris Fowler, Qiao-Xin Li, Ralph Martins, Christopher Rowe, Taisuke Tomita, Katsumi Matsuzaki, Kenji Ishii, Kazunari Ishii, Yutaka Arahata, Shinichi Iwamoto, Kengo Ito, Koichi Tanaka, Colin L. Masters & Katsuhiko Yanagisawa (Vol. 554, No. , February 8, 2018, p. 249-254).

www.nature.com/articles/nature25456

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 8, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:47 pm

How Do Prescription Drugs Affect the Use of Other Health Services?” by Gal Wettstein (IB No. 18-3, February 2018, .pdf format, 8p.).

How Do Prescription Drugs Affect the Use of Other Health Services?

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – February 8, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people and people with disabilities,” (2018, .pdf format, 262p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5a7ad49b81cf8

February 7, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstracts – February 7, 2018

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A. “Intracellular Ca2+ stores control in vivo neuronal hyperactivity in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease,” by Chommanad Lerdkrai, Nithi Asavapanumas, Bianca Brawek, Yury Kovalchuk, Nima Mojtahedi, Maria Olmedillas del Moral and Olga Garaschuk (Vol. 115, No. 6, February 6, 2018, p. E1279-E1288).

www.pnas.org/content/115/6/E1279

B. “Tau induces blood vessel abnormalities and angiogenesis-related gene expression in P301L transgenic mice and human Alzheimer’s disease,” by Rachel E. Bennett, Ashley B. Robbins, Miwei Hu, Xinrui Cao, Rebecca A. Betensky, Tim Clark, Sudeshna Das and Bradley T. Hyman (Vol. 115, No. 6, February 6, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E1289-E1298). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/6/E1289

CAAR – Lancet Oncology Article Abstracts – February 7, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 3:15 pm

A. “Safety and preliminary efficacy of venetoclax with decitabine or azacitidine in elderly patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukaemia: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1b study,” by Courtney D. DiNardo, Keith W. Pratz, Anthony Letai, Brian A. Jonas, Andrew H. Wei, Michael Thirman, Martha Arellano, Mark G. Frattini, Hagop Kantarjian, Relja Popovic, Brenda Chyla, Tu Xu, Martin Dunbar, Suresh K. Agarwal, Rod Humerickhouse, Mack Mabry, Jalaja Potluri, Marina Konopleva, and Daniel A. Pollyea (Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2018, p. 216-228).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(18)30010-X/abstract

B. “Inotuzumab ozogamicin in combination with low-intensity chemotherapy for older patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a single-arm, phase 2 study,” by Hagop Kantarjian, Farhad Ravandi, Nicholas J. Short, Xuelin Huang, Nitin Jain, Koji Sasaki, Naval Daver, Naveen Pemmaraju, Joseph D. Khoury, Jeffrey Jorgensen, Yesid Alvarado, Marina Konopleva, Guillermo Garcia-Manero, Tapan Kadia, Musa Yilmaz, Gautam Bortakhur, Jan Burger, Steven Kornblau, William Wierda, Courtney DiNardo, Alessandra Ferrajoli, Jovitta Jacob, Rebecca Garris, Susan O’Brien, and Elias Jabbour (Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2018, p. 240-248).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(18)30011-1/abstract

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – February 7, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:12 pm

Stronger Foundations – International Lessons for the Housing-with-Care Sector in the UK,” by Brian Beach (January 2018, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/stronger_foundations_international_lessons_for_the_housing_with_care_sector

February 6, 2018

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Briefs – February 6, 2018

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A. “Variation in Residential Care Community Resident Characteristics, by Size of Community: United States, 2016,” by Christine Caffrey and Manisha Sengupta (Data Brief No. 299, February 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db299.htm

B. “Variation in Adult Day Services Center Participant Characteristics, by Center Ownership: United States, 2016,” by Jessica Penn Lendon and Vincent Rome (Data Brief No. 296, February 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db296.htm

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 6, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:24 pm

Medicaid Assisted Living Services: Improved Federal Oversight of Beneficiary Health and Welfare is Needed,” (GAO-18-179, January 2018, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-179

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 6, 2018

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A. “A mathematical model of multisite phosphorylation of tau protein,” by Alexander Stepanov, Tatiana Karelina, Nikolai Markevich, Oleg Demin, and Timothy Nicholas (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192519. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192519, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192519

B. “Computational modelling of pathogenic protein spread in neurodegenerative diseases,” by Konstantinos Georgiadis, Selina Wray, Sébastien Ourselin, Jason D. Warren, and Marc Modat (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192518. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192518, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192518

CAAR – Urban Institute Reports – February 6, 2018

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A. “Delayed Retirement and the Growth in Income Inequality at Older Ages,” by Richard W. Johnson (February 2018, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/delayed-retirement-and-growth-income-inequality-older-ages

B. “A New Public-Private Partnership: Catastrophic Public and Front-End Private LTC Insurance,” by Marc Cohen, Judith Feder, and Melissa M. Favreault (January 2018, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/new-public-private-partnership-catastrophic-public-and-front-end-private-ltc-insurance

February 5, 2018

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis Report, Periodical – February 5, 2018

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A. “Expenditures of the Aged Chartbook, 2015,” (January 2018, HTML and .pdf format, 38p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/chartbooks/expenditures_aged/2015/index.html

B. Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 78, No. 1, February 2018, HTML and .pdf format, 75p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v78n1/index.html

C. SSI Monthly Statistics, December 2017 (January 2018, HTML and .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2017-12/index.html

D. International Update, January 2018 (January 2018, .pdf format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2018-01/index.html

 

CAAR – Science Report Abstract – February 5, 2018

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Aging and neurodegeneration are associated with increased mutations in single human neurons,” by Michael A. Lodato, Rachel E. Rodin, Craig L. Bohrson, Michael E. Coulter, Alison R. Barton, Minseok Kwon, Maxwell A. Sherman, Carl M. Vitzthum, Lovelace J. Luquette, Chandri N. Yandava, Pengwei Yang, Thomas W. Chittenden, Nicole E. Hatem, Steven C. Ryu, Mollie B. Woodworth, Peter J. Park, and Christopher A. Walsh (Vol. 359, No. 6375, February 2, 2018, p. 555-559).

science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6375/555

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – February 5, 2018

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The increasing mortality advantage of the married: The role played by education,” by Oystein Kravdal, Emily Grundy, and Katherine Keenan (Vol. 38, Article 20, January 2018, .pdf format, p. 471-512).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/20/

CAAR – National Seniors Australia Report- February 5, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 3:53 pm

Hope for the best, plan for the worst? Insights into our planning for a longer life,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 27p.).

nationalseniors.com.au/be-informed/research/publications/hope-best-plan-worst-insights-our-planning-longer-life

February 1, 2018

CAAR – Urban Institute – February 1, 2018

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

A. “Why Does Medicare Advantage Work Better Than Marketplaces?” by John Holahan, Laura Skopec, Erik Wengle, and Linda J. Blumberg (January 2018, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/why-does-medicare-advantage-work-better-marketplaces

B. “Tax Credits for Caregivers’ Out-of-Pocket Expenses and Respite Care Benefits: Design Considerations and Cost and Distributional Analyses,” by Melissa M. Favreault and Brenda C. Spillman (January 2018, .pdf format, 66p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/tax-credits-caregivers-out-pocket-expenses-and-respite-care-benefits-design-considerations-and-cost-and-distributional-analyses

January 31, 2018

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – January 31, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending as a Share of Income Now and Projections for the Future,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Anthony Damico, and Karen Smith (January 2018, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/report/medicare-beneficiaries-out-of-pocket-health-care-spending-as-a-share-of-income-now-and-projections-for-the-future/

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract – January 31, 2018

The role of obesity in exceptionally slow US mortality improvement,” by Samuel H. Preston, Yana C. Vierboom and Andrew Stokes (Vol. 115, No. 5, January 30, 2018, p. 957-961).

www.pnas.org/content/115/5/957

January 29, 2018

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – January 29, 2018

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Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Lawrence S. Honig, Bruno Vellas, Michael Woodward, Mercè Boada, Roger Bullock, Michael Borrie, Klaus Hager, Niels Andreasen, Elio Scarpini, Hong Liu-Seifert, Michael Case, Robert A. Dean, Ann Hake, Karen Sundell, Vicki Poole Hoffmann, Christopher Carlson, Rashna Khanna, Mark Mintun, Ronald DeMattos, Katherine J. Selzler, and Eric Siemers (Vol. 378, No. 4, January 25, 2018, p. 321-330).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1705971?query=TOC

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – January 29, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:03 pm

Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 18, No. 11, January 25, 2018).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–18–No–1.html

January 26, 2018

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – January 26, 2018

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

A network approach to studying cause-of-death interrelations,” by Viviana Egidi, Michele Antonio Salvatore, Giulia Rivellini, and Silvia D’Angelo (Vol. 38, No. 16, January 2018, .pdf format, p. 373-400).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/16/

January 25, 2018

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 25, 2018

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

Will Millennials Be Ready for Retirement?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Wenliang Hou (IB No. 18-2, January 2018, .pdf format, 9p.).

Will Millennials Be Ready for Retirement?

January 24, 2018

CAAR – Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Report – January 24, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:59 pm

Ageing and Employment Policies: United States 2018: Working Better with Age and Fighting Unequal Ageing,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 145p.). Note: A link to order the hard copy of this report is available.

www.oecd.org/unitedstates/ageing-and-employment-policies-united-states-2018-9789264190115-en.htm

 

January 23, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 23, 2018

A. “Structural heterogeneity and intersubject variability of A{beta} in familial and sporadic Alzheimer’s disease,” by Carlo Condello, Thomas Lemmin, Jan Stöhr, Mimi Nick, Yibing Wu, Alison M. Maxwell, Joel C. Watts, Christoffer D. Caro, Abby Oehler, C. Dirk Keene, Thomas D. Bird, Sjoerd G. van Duinen, Lars Lannfelt, Martin Ingelsson, Caroline Graff, Kurt Giles, William F. DeGrado, and Stanley B. Prusiner (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E782-E791). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/E782.abstract

B. “GBA1 deficiency negatively affects physiological {alpha}-synuclein tetramers and related multimers,” by Sangjune Kim, Seung Pil Yun, Saebom Lee, George Essien Umanah, Veera Venkata Ratnam Bandaru, Xiling Yin, Peter Rhee, Senthilkumar S. Karuppagounder, Seung-Hwan Kwon, Hojae Lee, Xiaobo Mao, Donghoon Kim, Akhilesh Pandey, Gabsang Lee, Valina L. Dawson, Ted M. Dawson, and Han Seok Ko (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, p. 798-803).

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/798.abstract

C. “CFH and ARMS2 genetic risk determines progression to neovascular age-related macular degeneration after antioxidant and zinc supplementation,” by Demetrios G. Vavvas, Kent W. Small, Carl C. Awh, Brent W. Zanke, Robert J. Tibshirani, and Rafal Kustra (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E696-E704). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/E696.abstract

January 19, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Reports – January 19, 2018

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

A. “Medicare Part B: Medicare Represented at Least Half of the Market for 22 of the 84 Most Expensive Drugs in 2015,” (GAO-18-83, December 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-83

B. “Medicaid: CMS Should Take Additional Steps to Improve Assessments of Individuals’ Needs for Home- and Community-Based Services,” (GAO-18-103, December 2017, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-103

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 19, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:33 pm

Rapidly progressive dementia: An eight year (2008–2016) retrospective study,” by Patil Anuja, Vishnu Venugopalan, Naheed Darakhshan, Pandit Awadh, Vinny Wilson, Goyal Manoj, Modi Manish, and Lal Vivek (PLoS ONE 13(1): e0189832. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189832, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0189832

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – January 19, 2018

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

Effects of teriparatide and risedronate on new fractures in post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis (VERO): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised controlled trial,” by David L. Kendler, Fernando Marin, Cristiano A. F. Zerbini, Luis A. Russo, Susan L. Greenspan, Vit Zikan, Alicia Bagur, Jorge Malouf-Sierra, Peter Lakatos, Astrid Fahrleitner-Pammer, Eric Lespessailles, Salvatore Minisola, Jean Jacques Body, Piet Geusens, Rüdiger Moricke, and Pedro López-Romero (Vol. 391, No. 10117, January 20, 2018, p. 230-240).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32137-2/abstract

January 18, 2018

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – January 18, 2018

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Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Data Book,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 74p.).

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/data-book/jan18_medpac_macpac_dualsdatabook_sec.pdf

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 18, 2018

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Medicare Advantage Encounter Data Show Promise for Program Oversight, But Improvements Are Needed,” (OEI-03-15-00060, January 2018, .pdf format, 37p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-15-00060.asp

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – January 18, 2018

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How Medicare Could Provide Dental, Vision, and Hearing Care for Beneficiaries,” by Amber Willink, Cathy Schoen, and Karen Davis (January 2018, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2018/jan/medicare-dental-vision-hearing

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 18, 2018

A. “The prodrug of 7,8-dihydroxyflavone development and therapeutic efficacy for treating Alzheimer’s disease,” by Chun Chen, Zhihao Wang, Zhentao Zhang, Xia Liu, Seong Su Kang, Ying Zhang, and Keqiang Ye (Vol. 115, No. 3, January 16, 2018, p. 578-583).

www.pnas.org/content/115/3/578.abstract

B. “Migration-based selections of antibodies that convert bone marrow into trafficking microglia-like cells that reduce brain amyloid {beta},” by Kyung Ho Han, Britni M. Arlian, Matthew S. Macauley, James C. Paulson, and Richard A. Lerner (Vol. 115, No. 3, January 16, 2018, p. E372-E381). Note: PNAS is providing open-access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/3/E372.abstract

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstracts – January 18, 2018

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A. “Accelerated long-term forgetting in presymptomatic autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study,” by Philip S. J. Weston, Jennifer M. Nicholas, Susie M. D. Henley, Yuying Liang, Kirsty Macpherson, Elizabeth Donnachie, Jonathan M. Schott, Martin N. Rossor, Sebastian J. Crutch, Christopher R. Butler, Adam Z. Zeman, and Nick C. Fox (Vol. 17, No. 2, February 2018, p. 123-132).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30434-9/abstract

B. “Effectiveness and costs of specialised physiotherapy given via ParkinsonNet: a retrospective analysis of medical claims data,” by Jan H. L. Ypinga, Nienke M. de Vries, Lieke H. H. M. Boonen, Xander Koolman, Marten Munneke, Aeilko H. Zwinderman, and Bastiaan R. Bloem (Vol. 17, No. 2, February 2018, p. 153-161).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30406-4/abstract

 

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