Updates (Page 11)

February 16, 2017

Missed Our #CloserLookAtAMD Twitter Chat? Find It Here!

On February 15, the Alliance for Aging Research and partnering organizations hosted a Twitter chat on the age-related macular degeneration (AMD). We discussed the importance of AMD, how the disease affects vision over time, how patients can minimize their risk of getting AMD, and available treatment options.
February 15, 2017

From Heart Valve Disease Patient to Awareness Ambassador

Learn how one couple's experience with heart valve disease led them to educate others about the disease through an Ambassador program with the American Heart Association.
February 14, 2017

GeroScience Interest Group Hosts Winter Seminar

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) held its winter seminar, titled "Bone Marrow Aging and the PTH Receptor: A Model of Integrative Physiology," on Wednesday, February 1.  
February 13, 2017

Celebrate the First-Ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February 22

Heart valve disease is a serious disease that affects approximately five million Americans, but many Americans know little about the disease. To raise awareness, we're sponsoring the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February 22. 
February 9, 2017

Spread the Love This February

Spread the love this February with the gift of heart health for you and your loved ones. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month and National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day.
February 8, 2017

Former Congressman Gingrey: Stronger National Awareness about Heart Valve Disease Needed

More Americans need to know about the effects of heart valve disease.That was the message of an op-ed written by former U.S. Congressman Philip Gingrey, M.D that appeared on The Hill’s website.
February 2, 2017

Patient Perspectives on Sarcopenia Sought by the FDA

If you or a loved one has sarcopenia or if you want to understand more about how sarcopenia could impact you, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.
January 26, 2017

AIM Coalition’s Webinar on ICD-10 for Sarcopenia Now Available

The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition recently hosted a webinar about the ICD-10 code for sarcopenia, titled "An ICD-10 Code for Sarcopenia: Implications for Diagnosis and Clinical Practice." An archived video of the webinar is now available. 
January 13, 2017

Medication Safety Film Highlights Safe Acetaminophen Usage

Millions of Americans use over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications for relief of minor aches and pains. One of the most commonly used types of OTC medications is acetaminophen. While acetaminophen is used quite often, it still carries risks. The Alliance has a collection of "pocket films" that offer you tips on safe usage of acetaminophen.
January 12, 2017

Webinar on an ICD-10 Code for Sarcopenia/January 24

In 2016, the Aging in Motion Coalition’s (AIM) proposal to establish an ICD-10-CM code for sarcopenia was accepted by the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention. To provide additional insight into the process and its importance, AIM will be hosting a one-hour webinar on January 24, 2017.