June 27, 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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AbstractBackgroundhypotension is now recognised as a risk factor for syncope, cardiovascular events and mortality, but it may also represent a risk factor for late life depression (LLD). The aim of this study was to clarify the longitudinal relationship between hypotension and incident LLD.Methodsthis is a longitudinal study involving community-dwelling participants [...]
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal
AbstractBackgrounda number of nutrients have been found to be associated with better muscle strength and mass; however, the role of the whole diet on muscle strength and mass remains still unknown.Objectiveto examine whether the healthy Nordic diet predicts muscle strength, and mass 10 years later among men and women.Methodsabout 1,072 [...]
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal





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