October 27, 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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An Age UK report has revealed the reality of life for people over 65 at the bottom of the private rented sector. The report is based on frequent calls to the charity's advice line about problems wi... [...]
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Source: AgeUK
An experimental drug shows promise in treating Alzheimer's disease by preventing inflammation and removing abnormal protein clumps in the brain that are associated with the disease, suggests a new study in mice. [...]
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
Losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of aging. Now it seems it's not just our skin that starts to sag, but our brains too. [...]
Mon, Oct 24, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily

Selected News


The ProFouND network is very sad to announce that Prof John Campbell, the developer of the Otago fall preventi...