Category: Alliance Initiatives (Page 5)

November 7, 2013

The Silver Book: Infectious Diseases and Prevention through Vaccination Fact Sheet

This fact sheet shines a spotlight on the value of vaccination in reducing the burden of infectious diseases and outlines…
July 22, 2013

The Silver Book: Healthcare-Associated Infections Fact Sheet

Every year more than 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).  Around 99,000 people die from their infection and…
February 20, 2013

The Silver Book: Persistent Pain Hill Briefing

Join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the American Osteopathic Association, American Chronic Pain Association, and the U.S. Pain Foundation, as they discuss the latest volume of the Alliance's Silver Book®, which shines the spotlight on the human and economic burden of persistent pain and explores the value of innovation in reducing these burdens.
February 1, 2013

The Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet

Atrial fibrillation impacts between 2.7 and 6.1 million adults and can lead to stroke, heart failure, dementia, disability, and death.
August 8, 2012

How Close Are We To Preventing the Diseases of Aging

This summer the President & CEO here at the Alliance for Aging Research, Dan Perry, was asked to participate in the annual melding of the foremost medical minds known as TEDMED. At the meeting, Dan gave a fantastic 13 minute talk that really summed up how “tantalizingly close” researchers are to that “fountain of youth."  
July 1, 2012

Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation – Consensus Statement

This expert consensus statement makes important recommendations on the use of stroke and bleeding risk tools, the decision to anticoagulate,…
April 25, 2011

MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award Recepients Announced

Economists Receive $75,000 for Work in Aging, Health Care, and Economics
January 1, 2011

AFib Optimal Treatment Expert Roundtable–Effectively Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Anticoagulation Decision-Making (Briefing Book)

This roundtable explored the risk assessment tools and their limitations, discussed how the tools should be updated to overcome those…
November 3, 2009

The Silver Book: Neurological Diseases

As many as 5.1 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease–the 6th leading cause of death, and as many as…
May 1, 2009

2009 Task Force on Aging Research Funding

Calls for at least a 7% increase in NIH funding for FY 2010