May 24, 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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Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to decline early in aging. The studies add to the evidence that dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids can promote healthy aging, the researchers [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
Age UK research conducted on behalf of the British Gymnastics Foundation has shown how chair-based gymnastic exercise can transform the wellbeing of people living with dementia. ‘Dementia-friendly... [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: AgeUK
When someone gets diagnosed with hypertension, either early (before the age of 55) or later in life, can have important health ramifications. According to a new study, diagnosis of high blood pressure at an earlier age is associated with greater risk of cardiovascular death and signifies an inherited predisposition for [...]
Wed, May 17, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily

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