April 23, 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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Active up until old age (German)

This newspaper article in German was published in "Arzt im Ländle", a magazine for physicians in Vorarlberg br...

 

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Human umbilical cord blood can rejuvenate learning and memory in older mice, according to a new study. The findings could lead to new treatments for age-associated declines in mental ability. [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
Like drag car racers revving their engines at the starting line, stem cells respond more quickly to injury when they've been previously primed with one dose of a single protein, according to a study. [...]
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily
People who possess a greater understanding of finance are less likely to fret about life in their twilight years. They are also able to face off later-life's dilemmas with ease. As the first study to investigate financial literacy as a contributing factor to anxiety about old age, it should prove [...]
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
Source: ScienceDaily





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Falls now commonest type of major trauma in England and Wales, report reveals

The first national report on major injury in older people has been released by the Trauma Audit & Research Net...