June 30, 2016

 

The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) is an EC funded initiative dedicated to the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND aims to influence policy and to increase awareness of falls and innovative prevention programmes, amongst health and social care authorities, the commercial sector, NGOs and the general public. Through this work ProFouND will facilitate communities of interest and disseminate the work of the network to target groups across the EU.

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6 steps to prevent a fall (Greek)

The National Council on Aging has made an info-graphic about taking control of your health. This Greek leaflet...

 

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Cell biologists have identified a new method for determining the length of telomeres, the endcaps of chromosomes, which can influence cancer progression and aging. [...]
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
Scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. [...]
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
Dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic memory, which function often reduces with age and due to dementia, report researchers. This new insight can contribute to the understanding of why some but not others are affected by memory impairment, they say. [...]
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily





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Professor Finbarr Martin becomes President-elect of EUGMS

OSLO, 18 SEPTEMBER: Professor Finbarr Martin, former President of the British Geriatrics Society, has been ele...