News tagged with falls
Tai chi has particular health benefits for older people, including helping to prevent falls and improving mental wellbeing, reveals a review published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health May 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new technology to stop falls before they happen could help the elderly stay in their own homes longer.
Health Jul 04, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
One in five short-stay nursing home patients sustains a fall after their admission, and certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing is associated with decreased fall risk, according to a study in the Journal of the American Ge ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers have completed the first ever objective, real-life analysis of the causes and circumstances of falls in elderly people, which could lead to improvements in the understanding and prevention and of falls in this ...
Health Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study carried out by the Primary Care Research Group at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and NIHR PenCLAHRC, has analysed the results of an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Nursing home residents with dementia who use average doses of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are three times more likely to have an injurious fall than similar people who don't use these drugs. The association ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, according to a new University of Manchester study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0