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    As the U.S population ages, Alzheimer's, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other age-related diseases continue to pose a threat to American families. Resources are needed to propel research forward and find a cure.
    February 7, 2013
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    American Health Assistance Foundations changed its name to BrightFocus Foundation in early February, 2013.
    February 1, 2013
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    The American Health Assistance Foundation has awarded grants to support glaucoma and macular degeneration research. The grants were awarded to three Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty members.
    September 27, 2012
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    The first clinical trail aimed at preventing early-onset Alzheimer's was announced with participation from the U.S National Institutes of Health, the Banner Alzheimer's Institute, Genentech, and the University of Antioquia. The drug trial aims to treat and cure early-onset Alzheimer's disease.
    May 17, 2012
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    Researchers have found two drugs that treat wet macular degeneration, Avastin and Lucentis, to have similar effects in vision maintenance. The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health funded the clinical trial that found that both drugs helped with preserving vision.
    May 2, 2012
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