February 10, 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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Articles focusing on exercise for health (English)

Two of the latest articles in Sports Medicine focus on exercise for health in older adults. One article by Urs...


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New research by the Malnutrition Taskforce reveals that only 51% of health professionals thought malnutrition was a priority in their organisations. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons} only 47%... [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Source: AgeUK
Minimal metabolic side effects have been documented after continuous, long-term treatment with encapsulated rapamycin in a marmoset (monkey) model. Results lead to new research grant to study efficacy. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
Meaningful and Internet-based activities promote experiences of participation in society and are important for healthy aging. In a new dissertation, occupational therapists are shown to promote participation, reduce experiences of loneliness and strengthen seniors' social network using an Internet-based intervention program. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily

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Professor Finbarr Martin becomes President-elect of EUGMS

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