May 24, 2017

 

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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Many people believe that having a glass of wine with dinner -- or moderately drinking any kind of alcohol -- will protect them from heart disease. But a hard look at the evidence finds little support for that. That's the conclusion of a new research review in the May 2017 [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
New research suggests that being overweight, especially from a young age, may substantially increase the lifetime risk of major depression. [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
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Old cells might be useful after all, scientists suggest. Understanding why some "retired" cells do not undergo apoptosis could lead to treatments for old-age-related diseases. [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
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