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Protective and preventive healthcare with DynaHEALTH

Protective and preventive healthcare with DynaHEALTH

Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin of DynaHEALTH-PREcisE highlights the importance of lifestyle factors and early years intervention for healthy ageing. Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH...
Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester, along with Cheshire and Warrington, has been successful in its bid to promote the city region as a High Potential Opportunity (HPO)...
People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

New research from the University of Liverpool has quantified the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability of social support, finding that the...
‘Silver tech’: the latest health innovations in Europe for overs 60s

‘Silver tech’: the latest health innovations in Europe for overs 60s

The UN International Day of Older Persons is marked each year on 1 October, and this year it is shining a light on the...
Community health, elderly care, and technology

Community health, elderly care, and technology

HEQ explores technology solutions for health and elderly care. According to figures produced by the World Health Organization (WHO), 20% of the world’s population will...
Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis CEO Arsenio Vilallonga speaks with HEQ about the benefits of the Qvadis One door entry phone app. Intercom-based door entry phones have barely evolved...
AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

An AI-assisted remote monitoring and telehealth platform which predicts and prevents falls in the elderly could help reduce the burden on the NHS. According to...
Disabled and elderly assistive technology market to reach €33.3m by 2023

Disabled and elderly assistive technology market to reach €33.3m by 2023

A new market report has projected that the Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies Market will reach €33.3m by 2023. The report by Allied Market Research...
Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

A budget €100bn is being proposed for Horizon Europe, with funds allocated for health support for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, very young,...
Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

People across the world are living longer thanks to better healthcare. Now, a new study is helping policymakers prepare for the challenges of global...
Barriers to healthy ageing and early interventions in the UK

Barriers to healthy ageing and early interventions in the UK

Baroness Jolly, Co-Chair of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ageing and Older People, explores the challenges facing an ageing population. Liberal Democrat peer Baroness...
The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on senior populations

The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on senior populations

The World Health Organization has published a policy briefing analysing the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior populations. Senior populations have been disproportionately...

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