Category: Prevention (Page 9)

March 27, 2015

FY16 AFib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.
March 17, 2015

This Week Is National Poison Prevention Week

This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the danger that poisonings create to people of all ages and to help prevent accidental poisonings.
February 26, 2015

CDC Releases Alarming Study on Rise in Deadly C. Difficile Infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a sobering report in The New England Journal of Medicine about Clostridium difficile (C. difficile).
February 23, 2015

Survey Reveals How AFib Patients Age 65+ View Risks, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Results Show Patient Concern about Stroke Risk Has Risen Over Time  
February 20, 2015

Facts on the Value of Vaccinations

As we continue through what has been a historically tough flu season, especially for older adults, we wanted to share some facts on the benefits of vaccinations.
February 6, 2015

Learn More about AFib during American Heart Month

This February we launched an educational effort on atrial fibrillation. 
January 30, 2015

Letter to Hatch and Bennet in Support of the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act

This letter was from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, to Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Michael Bennet to "express support for S. 185, the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act, legislation to establish a new limited population antibacterial drug approval pathway for antibiotics to treat serious or life-threatening infections for which there exists an unmet medical need."
January 15, 2015

Alliance Takes Part in Hill Briefing on Medicare Advantage

Yesterday the Alliance had the privilege of participating in a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the Coalition for Medicare Choices (CMC) on the value of Medicare Advantage.
January 12, 2015

Alliance for Aging Research Releases New Educational Resources on Venous Thromboembolism

Multimedia Living with VTE Campaign Includes Pocket Film
December 23, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Medication Safety

We are sharing this guest blog post from our friends at the Up and Away Campaign about medication safety during the holidays.