Category: Silver Book

June 12, 2019

New Resource on Parkinson’s Provides a Comprehensive Look at the Human and Economic Burden of the Disease

The Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Parkinson’s Disease factsheet today at a Capitol Hill briefing with The Michael…
October 25, 2016

Maximizing the Value of Healthy Aging to Society

Join the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Alliance for Aging Research to explore the work of MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award® winner, David A. Wise, the John F. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus at the Harvard Kennedy School, and to discuss the broader issues of assessing value in aging. This award, administered by the Alliance for Aging Research, honors the work of researchers whose scholarship increases our understanding of the value of healthy life after 65 and continued medical innovations that help people live longer in good health.
June 13, 2016

Controlling Blood Sugar Could Slow Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy, Says NIH Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced encouraging news about diabetic retinopathy, a serious and irreversible complication of diabetes.
May 20, 2016

The Global Challenge of Diabetic Retinopathy Illustrated

This infographic from the new Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy factsheet gives an overview of the global impact of diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness worldwide.
May 19, 2016

The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy Factsheet

The Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy, a factsheet that gives an overview of the threat the eye disease presents to global health.
May 18, 2016

Diabetic Retinopathy a Major Threat to Global Health

Today the Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy, a factsheet that gives an overview of the threat the eye disease presents to global health.
May 18, 2016

Press Kit for The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy

Welcome to the press kit about The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy.
February 4, 2016

Today Is World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day reminds us that, while cancer is terrible, there's hope for a cure in research.
January 29, 2016

HROTW: Infographic on Cancer’s Impact

Our Health Resource of the Week is an infographic on cancer's impact and the value of innovation and treatment.
December 1, 2015

The Shingles Vaccine: Should I Get It?

Welcome to the next installment in our series on the importance of vaccinations. Last time we talked about immunosenescence, which refers to the weakening of the immune system that occurs when humans age, and influenza. This time we'll take a look at another disease: shingles.