Effectsof loneliness on all-cause mortality in Spain: Are there differences between older adults and young- and middle-aged adults?

from Social Science & Medicine at https://bit.ly/3eBZXoY on May 31, 2020 at 04:18PM Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Elvira Lara, Darío Moreno-Agostino, Natalia Martín-María, Marta Miret, Laura Alejandra Rico-Uribe, Beatriz Olaya, María Cabello, Josep Maria Haro, José Luis Ayuso

What values do we bequeath to our grandchildren? Alberto Alesina et al. on the generations following the Cultural Revolution in China

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/2AlUweS on May 31, 2020 at 01:26PM In what is perhaps the last paper he completed before his recent untimely death on May 23 from a heart attack, Alberto Alesina (1957-2020) and colleagues consider how effectively the Cultural Revolution in China in disrupting the old pattern of elites, and of how […]

Treatment-Related Healthcare Costs of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer in Germany: A Claims Data Study

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at https://bit.ly/2MfLz9u on May 30, 2020 at 08:46PM Abstract Purpose Treatments for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have expanded rapidly. They include the chemotherapies docetaxel and cabazitaxel, hormonal drugs abiraterone and enzalutamide, and best supportive care (BSC). Cabazitaxel has proven to be the last life-prolonging option, associated with a […]

Telling the Truth About Race

from freeforall at https://bit.ly/2Mclmc2 on May 30, 2020 at 01:37AM Don Taylor @donaldhtaylorjr It has taken me half a Century of life to acknowledge an idea that is foundational to the United States that has been hiding in plain sight all along—there is a hierarchy of human value that has been most commonly marked by […]


from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/36Mx06P on May 30, 2020 at 12:26AM COVID US death projections >200,000 by fall Half of Americans delay medical care due to pandemic. COVID impact on Workers Comp Membranes. Sports slowly returning.


from CCHE General Updates Archive Feed at https://bit.ly/2XdGoNB on May 29, 2020 at 10:08PM Canadian Centre for Health Economics View this email in your browser Dear all, The University of Manitoba is currently seeking applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, in the area […]

A precision public health approach to preventing the next COVID-19 surge: it’s time to talk about surveillance

from The Incidental Economist at https://bit.ly/3gHeW2P on May 29, 2020 at 09:08PM Meredith Matone, DrPH, MHS, is the scientific director of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Deanna Marshall, MPH, is a clinical research coordinator at PolicyLab at CHOP. As communities reopen across the country, strategies for preventing another wave of widespread COVID-19 transmission […]