February 26, 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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Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test. Researchers discovered that for people who carry a specific genetic variation -- the K-variant of butyrylcholinesterase, or BChE-K -- donezpezil could accelerate cognitive decline. [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
A powerful class of antibiotics provides life-saving relief for people with cystic fibrosis; however, a new study for the first time reveals the levels at which high cumulative dosages over time significantly increases the risk of permanent hearing loss in these patients. The study suggests physicians who treat patients with [...]
Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
Regular aerobic exercise may protect the collateral circulation and lessen the severity of strokes later in life. [...]
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily





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Announcement

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