Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Evaluating a new group training tool for the prevention of dementia

Solving a quiz as a group while moving around the room at the same time—this combination is the basis of a new tool designed to prevent dementia. Researchers developed and evaluated it in the "go4cognition" project with ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Impacts during everyday physical activity can slow bone loss

A study conducted at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, found that the bone mineral density at the femoral neck decreased, but the structural properties were maintained or even slightly improved during a year-long multicomponent ...

Medical economics

Blood poisoning keeping many people out of work

A few years ago, the World Health Organization estimated that blood poisoning, or sepsis, is involved in 1 in 5 deaths around the world; 11 million people die from sepsis each year, of which nearly 3 million are children.


The health benefits of volunteering

Volunteers make an immeasurable difference in people's lives. The act of volunteering also benefits a person's health as well. Research has shown that volunteering offers significant health benefits, especially for older ...

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