January 17, 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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The use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with a 20 per cent increased risk of stroke among persons with Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study. Benzodiazepines were associated with a similar risk of stroke as benzodiazepine-like drugs. [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
Older adults who experience good cardiac fitness may be also keeping their brains in good shape as well. In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, older adults who scored high on cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) tests performed better on memory tasks than those who had low [...]
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
Scientists have discovered a protein that fine-tunes the cellular clock involved in aging. [...]
Thu, Jan 12, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily

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The ProFouND network are very sad to announce the recent passing of Professor John Campbell, the developer of...