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Future Projection of the Health and Functional Status of Older People in Japan: A Multistate Transition Microsimulation Model with Repeated Cross‐sectional Data

July 2020

Accurate future projections of population health are imperative to plan for the future healthcare needs of a rapidly aging population.

Healthy Aging in Asia

May 2020

Life expectancy in Japan, South Korea, and much of urban China has now outpaced that of the United States and other high-income countries.

The New Rural Social Pension Program in Rural China: Participation and its Correlates

August 2016

Purpose: The need for a universal rural pension system has been heightened by demographic changes in rural China, including the rapid aging of the nation’s rural population and a dramatic decline...

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

Adult child migration and elderly parental health in rural China

June 2016

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effect of adult children migration on the health status of elderlyparents.

Non-use of health care service among empty-nest elderly in Shandong, China: a cross-sectional study

July 2015

Background: Empty-nest elderly refers to those elderly with no children or whose children have already left home.

Impact of Childcare and Eldercare on Off-farm Activities in Rural China

July 2015

Using individual data collected in rural China and adopting Heckman’s two-step function, we examined the impact of childcare and eldercare on laborers’ off-farm activities.

Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly: The Unique Role of Village Doctors

December 2013

Despite their recent deterioration, village clinics have historically been an important source of health care for the poor and elderly in rural China.

Will Demographic Change Slow China's Rise?

June 2013

China's population of 1.34 billion is now 50 percent urban, over 13 percent above age 60, and with 118 boys born for every 100 girls.

Economic Research on Elderly Health and Implications for Analysis of Aging China

March 2013

"Old while not affluent" situation, together with an unsustainable high investment rate and high dependency on foreign trade, spurs hot debates on the challenges of a fast-aging population and the...

The Quality of Life and Mortality risk of Elderly People in Rural China: The Role of Family Support

June 2012

The elderly share of China’s population is projected to grow well beyond the capacity of the nation’s social security system.

Global Implications of China's Challenges – Part I

January 2012

For the past two decades China has been a poster child of successful globalization, integrating with the world and in the process lifting millions of citizens out of poverty.

Influenza Vaccine Supply and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Vaccination Among the Elderly

December 2011

Age and the purchase of prescription drug insurance by older adults

December 2011

Abstract The Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program places an unprecedented degree of choice in the hands of older adults despite concerns over their ability to make effective decisions and...

Influence of Age on Perioperative Complications Among Patients Undergoing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention in the United States

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND- The majority of current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients are significantly older than those in the ICD trials.

Clinical characteristics of children receiving antipsychotic medication

December 2011

This study explored the demographic and diagnostic features of children who were currently receiving antipsychotics compared to children who were receiving other psychotropics in a cohort of...

One-year outcomes of community-acquired and health care-associated pneumonia in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND: While studies have demonstrated higher medium-term mortality for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), mortality and costs have not been characterized for healthcare-associated...

Unterwegs zu einem zeitgemäßen Verständnis des globalen sozialen Wandels

December 2011

This article sketches the outlines of a contemporary inter- and transdisciplinary methodology to understand the current global change.

Asia Health Policy Program Brochure

December 2011

Established in 2007, the Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) promotes a comparative understanding of health and health policy in the Asia-Pacific region through research, collaboration with scholars...

“Spytainment”: The Real Influence of Fake Spies

June 2011

An excerpt from "Spytainment: The Real Influence of Fake Spies" (pp.

Characteristics of children with elevated symptoms of mania: The longitudinal assessment of manic symptoms (LAMS) study

December 2010

Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms (LAMS) study is to examine differences in psychiatric symptomatology, diagnoses, demographics, functioning, and...

Variability in nucleus accumbens activity mediates age-related suboptimal financial risk taking

December 2010

Abstract As human life expectancy continues to rise, financial decisions of aging investors may have an increasing impact on the global economy.

The Potential Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research on U.S. Health Care Expenditures

December 2010

Comparative effectiveness research (CER) has the potential to slow health care spending growth by focusing resources on health interventions that provide the most value.

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