Updates (Page 7)

August 11, 2017

HROTW: Find Out What Vaccines You Need in This Quiz

Last week’s Health Resource of the Week highlighted the importance of vaccines to kick off National Immunization Awareness Month. This week, we’re sharing a quiz from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will keep you up-to-date with the vaccines you may need.
August 10, 2017

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Recap

Last month, the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference was held in London, England. While we are still years away from discovering a cure, the conference highlights the steady efforts of researchers and scientists to better understand the devastating disease.
August 4, 2017

HROTW: Learn about Vaccines in 60 Seconds

Our Health Resource of the Week highlights the importance of vaccines in just 60 seconds! Learn why it's imperative for older adults to keep their vaccinations up-to-date.
July 31, 2017

96-Year-Old Dorothy Melnick Shares Keys to Longevity

Looking for the secret to longevity? Dorothy Melnick, 96, has the answer. 
July 24, 2017

Alliance Seeks Vice President of Public Policy

The Alliance for Aging Research seeks a Vice President of Public Policy. This position works closely with the Alliance's President/CEO, Vice President of Health Programs, Vice President of Development, and Vice President of Communications to deploy a cohesive, proactive, and aggressive advocacy strategy. This position directly reports to the President/CEO and manages one staff position, the Public Policy Associate. 
July 21, 2017

HROTW: What You Need to Know About OTC Pain Medications

For our Health Resource of the Week, we're highlighting everything you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication! Learn safe usage tips and how you can select the right medication.
July 21, 2017

GeroScience Interest Group Hosts Summer Seminar

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) hosted its summer seminar on Thursday, July 13, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., on the NIH Campus (Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59). The seminar, titled "Hematopoietic Stem Cells Aging - Mechanisms, Consequences and Interventions," featured Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué of the Columbia University Medical Center.
July 20, 2017

Webinar on Research Framework for Alzheimer’s Disease/July 25

On Tuesday, July 25, the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition will hold a one-hour webinar on Alzheimer's disease research framework, featuring expert perspectives.
July 14, 2017

HROTW: Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re taking a closer look at age-related macular degeneration! Learn about the disease's symptoms and how you can protect your eyesight! 
July 12, 2017

Five Questions (and Answers) about the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 , legislation that will reauthorize the pharmaceutical, medical device, generic drug, and biosimilar user fee agreements. The five-year deal is one of the most important health care bills Congress will vote on this year.