November 28, 2015


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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Fall toolkit

This fall toolkit is developed by Ontario Injury Prevention Centre which include resources in a range of langu...


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Even patients over the age of 75 may recover from severe traumatic brain injury, suggests new research. This is the first study to describe the results of surgically treated elderly patients with acute subdural hematomas. [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: ScienceDaily
Dietary restriction enhances the expression of the circadian clock genes in the peripheral tissue of fruit flies. Researchers show that dietary restriction, induced by reducing protein in the diet, increased the amplitude of circadian clocks and enhanced the cycles of fat breakdown and fat synthesis. This improvement in fat metabolism [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015
Source: ScienceDaily
Researchers have identified health related quality of life components that should be considered as most relevant for achieving optimal care for older cancer patients. [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015
Source: ScienceDaily

Selected News

Professor Finbarr Martin becomes President-elect of EUGMS

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