Updates (Page 8)

March 15, 2017

Protect Your Eyesight During Save Your Vision Month

It's Save Your Vision Month! Check out some of the Alliance's resources that promote the importance of eye health.
March 6, 2017

Webinar on Symptomatic Relief for Alzheimer’s/March 15

On Wednesday, March 15, at 12 p.m. EST, the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition will hold a one-hour webinar on symptomatic relief for Alzheimer’s disease, featuring expert presentations.
March 2, 2017

March Is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month!

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month! Learn how we're raising awareness of the condition
February 28, 2017

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Featured on Voice of America

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin was featured on Voice of America to talk about the importance of National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. Voice of America also featured AHA Ambassadors and a thoracic surgeon to underscore the importance of raising awareness.
February 23, 2017

Educational Lunch Briefing Held for First-Ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

February 22 marked the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! To celebrate the day, we held an educational lunch briefing and a Twitter chat. The briefing offered attendees the opportunity to learn about: the latest in heart valve disease research, leading treatments, and inspiring stories from AHA Heart Valve Ambassadors.
February 23, 2017

ICYMI: The Twitter Chat on #ValveDiseaseDay Is Now Available!

On February 22, a Twitter chat on the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day was hosted by the National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day campaign to highlight the importance of the day, the impact of heart valve disease, and how people can raise awareness.
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.