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22 December 2015
Falls are a major public health problem, given the physical, psychological and economic consequences they entail, being considered as a geriatric...
13 November 2015
In this summer time we have been able to read a report in the BMJ magazine where the main causes of accidental deaths in the United States are...
26 October 2015
On 18/09/2015 our colleagues from Matia Instituto Gerontológico. Elena del Barrio (Researcher) and Mayte Sancho (Scientific Director), presented the...
14 October 2015
In figures, the flu causes around 3,000 deaths and the loss of 60,000,000 working hours annually. It also causes 17.4% of temporary disabilities,...
05 October 2015
Many older people live alone. Around 1,860,000. Most of them prefer to live in their own homes for the rest of their lives. More than seven out of...
28 September 2015
Recently at the National Congress of the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology held in San Sebastian, I carried out a review of mild...
08 September 2015
Heat, especially when associated with humidity, further increases the risk of mortality. In the last two summers and according to health sources,...
13 August 2015
With the changes that are taking place at a demographic level and in living habits, with a substantial increase in overweight and obesity rates in...
13 July 2015
A systematic review on the efficacy of paracetamol in the treatment of chronic low back pain and osteoarthritis of the hip and knee has recently been...
30 June 2015
The application of the knowledge acquired in the field of research provides sufficient scientific evidence of the goodness of the Person-Centred Care...

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