News tagged with falls

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Study into nursing home deaths

The first comprehensive study into injury related or premature deaths of residents in nursing homes has found that more than 80 per cent are from falls.

May 18, 2015
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Many seniors not reporting falls to physician

(HealthDay)—Millions of Americans aged 65 and older fall every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But, fewer than half tell their doctor, according to a news release ...

Jan 28, 2015
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Exercise to prevent falls and fractures

Boosting your activity levels and doing strength and balance exercises significantly reduces your risk of breaking a bone as a result of falling if you are over 60, according to experts from an international research group ...

Oct 01, 2014
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Reduce your risk of falls

If you are over 65 and have had a fall before, researchers at the University of Sydney think you should balance on one leg to brush your teeth, bend your knees to pack the dishwasher and take the stairs more often.

Sep 16, 2014
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Older African Americans fall less often

(Medical Xpress)—A University of Michigan study examining how race and ethnicity predicts the frequency of falls by older people shows that African Americans are less likely to fall than others.

Jul 17, 2014
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