Fear of falling - can exercise help?
Tag Archives: later life
Early diagnosis of dementia is a national priority but how accurately can it be identified?
GP Lynda Ware looks at this collaborative approach to managing long term conditions
New evidence on whether taking omega 3 supplements can prevent or slow age-related macular degeneration
Let snow be the only thing that falls!
Can hip protectors prevent fractures in older people? We look at the evidence.
Key message: There is a lack of evidence on interventions which aim to prevent falls in people after they...
What do we know about preventing falls in older people in hospitals and care homes?
Key Message:Herpes zoster vaccine is effective in preventing shingles, with people aged 60 to 69 years benefitting more than...
The second review, from the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group, looked at falls prevention interventions for people...