Updates (Page 3)

December 21, 2017

Dr. Gerard Karsenty on Bone Biology and Its Effect on Aging

In this latest edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we speak with Dr. Gerard Karsenty, the Paul A. Marks M.D., professor and chair of the department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Medical Center about his research into bone biology and its effect on aging.
December 20, 2017

HROTW: Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration in 60 Seconds

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re raising awareness about age-related macular degeneration in just 60 seconds! AMD is a…
December 19, 2017

Q & A with Stem Cell Expert Dr. Sean Morrison

Aging research expert Dr. Sean Morrison recently gave a talk at the National Institutes of Health on the aging of…
December 4, 2017

Preventing the Flu: A Q & A with Dr. William Schaffner

It’s flu season! To kick off National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) and to help you learn more about how to prevent the flu, we talk with William Schaffner, M.D., medical director at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for his expert insights. 
December 1, 2017

A Recap of the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Last month, the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) conference was held in Boston. Phyllis Greenberger, Senior Vice President of Science & Health Policy, HealthyWomen, shares her experiences at the conference.
November 7, 2017

An Update on the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Last week was the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) conference in Boston. The Alliance's Missy Jenkins and Ryne Carney were in attendance, as were those from various other organizations. We are pleased to present a post from Eric Sokol, vice president, Public Policy, the Alzheimer’s Foundation, about some of the highlights from the conference.
October 26, 2017

Here Are the Facts about Vaccines

Vaccines are a stunning scientific achievement. Yet, amazingly, some people refuse to get themselves and their children vaccinated. Here, we tell the truth about vaccines.
October 26, 2017

Five Things to Know About Medicare Preventive Visits

It's time for Medicare Open Enrollment! Learn the top five things you need to know about the preventive visits that Medicare covers.
October 23, 2017

HROTW: Learn the Truth About Vaccines

Last week was International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), an annual campaign that “raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.” We recently released new resources that emphasize the importance of vaccines, including a “truth teller” fact sheet that dispels falsehoods about vaccines by providing accurate facts. 
October 19, 2017

Missed the #Save4Health Twitter Chat? Here’s A Recap!

The Alliance for Aging Research recently hosted a Twitter chat to highlight the health costs associated with retirement and insights on how older adults can prepare. If you were unable to join the chat, we've archived it for you to view.