Updates (Page 8)

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.
July 11, 2017

Alliance Garners Prestigious Webby, Telly Awards

The Alliance is thrilled to announce that its pocket film Safe Medication Disposal has received 2017 Telly and Webby Awards. The Alliance also received a 2017 Telly Award for its short film that tells the story of AFib-stroke survivor Sharon Munson and her husband, Randall.
July 7, 2017

HROTW: Living with VTE and Preventing Deadly Blood Clots

This week, we're highlighting the risk factors and treatment options for venous thromboembolism (VTE). 
June 30, 2017

HROTW: Taking NSAIDs Safely

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the importance of safely using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). 
June 22, 2017

Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network Holds First Advocate Mentor Training

On May 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C., the Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network held its first-ever training session for its patient and family caregiver advocates. 
June 19, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Begins Before Symptoms Start, Researchers Say

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California may have discovered Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stage. Their findings provide greater insight into the disease and could offer new ways to treat the devastating disease.