May 29, 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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Videoes of how to get down and up from the floor (Norwegian)

Trening på å komme seg ned på gulvet og opp igjen Å mestre det å komme seg ned på gulvet og opp igjen vil kunn...


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In a new report, researchers report the development of a set of parametric cognitive virtual models of users with disabilities that can be used to simulate the user interaction with Information and communications technology (ICT) applications. This simulation will allow researchers to develop more efficient and accessible ICT applications for [...]
Fri, May 27, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
A new study provides additional evidence that amyloid-beta protein -- which is deposited in the form of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease -- is a normal part of the innate immune system, the body's first-line defense against infection. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds an American study. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
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...