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  • October 18, 2017

    The Silver Book: Valve Disease with a Focus on Aortic Stenosis Factsheet

    Aortic stenosis is one of the most common and serious types of heart valve disease. Aortic stenosis can be debilitating, costly, and deadly. Survival rates without treatment for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis are low at 50% at 2 years after symptom onset, and 20% at 5 years. Fortunately, innovative treatments are saving lives and aortic […]

  • April 27, 2016

    The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy Web Launch- May 19th, 10 AM EST

    Diabetic retinopathy (DR) could impact as many as 191 million people around the globe by 2030. Proper management & treatment is critical in preventing vision loss, yet as many as 50% of diabetics are not getting regular eye exams, or are diagnosed too late. On May 19, 2016 the Alliance for Aging Research launched a new factsheet […]

  • July 28, 2015

    Silver Book® Website Gets New Look

    Alliance for Aging Research launches new version of The Silver Book® site that offers a modern design, intuitive navigation, and a content-rich experience.  With an emphasis on visualization of data, such as through infographics, the website takes statistically dense information and breaks it down into well-referenced, consumable sound bites. The new site features nearly 3,000 facts […]

  • May 06, 2015

    The Silver Book: Cancer Briefing and Luncheon

    Each year, over 1.5 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in the United States alone. Cancer continues to be the second most common cause of death among Americans, accounting for one out of every four lives lost. Older people shoulder most of the human burden of cancer; as close to 80% of all diagnoses […]