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App will reduce high risk of falls during and after lockdown

A free app has been developed at the University of Manchester to help reduce the high risk of falls and physical decline in older people self-isolating during the COVID-19 lockdown. When used, the evidence-based app—called Keep-On-Keep-Up- will help reduce the thousands of injuries—which are often serious and sometimes fatal—in the over 65’s caused by falls. […]

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Chile orders new restrictions after spike in infections

Chile ordered strict new quarantine measures on three districts in the capital Santiago after a sudden spike in coronavirus cases Sunday. The health ministry reported a surge of 1,228 new infections, bringing the total to nearly 20,000 nationwide and dealing a blow to hopes it was over the worst of the crisis. “If we do […]

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Mobile BP monitoring does not change outcomes after myocardial infarction

(HealthDay)—The use of smartphone-enabled health monitoring devices after myocardial infarction yields similar blood pressure control when compared with regular follow-up visits, according to a study published online April 16 in JAMA Network Open. Roderick W. Treskes, Ph.D., of the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and colleagues randomly assigned 200 eligible patients with recent […]

Kids Health

Michelle Money's BF Gives Update on Brielle's Condition After Accident

Michelle Money’s boyfriend, Mike Weir, asked his followers for prayers following the Bachelor alum’s 15-year-old daughter Brielle’s skateboarding accident. “Last night Michelle’s daughter Brielle was in a skateboarding accident close to our home,” the professional golfer, 49, captioned a Monday, March 30, Instagram slideshow. “Luckily the neighbors were out walking and found her quickly. She […]