One dose of ADHD drug can reduce falls among older adults

Aug 10, 2013 by

A single does of MPH (methylphenidate), which is normally used to treat people with narcolepsy and ADHD, can help the elderly. The drug helps improve balance control (while walking), which reduces the risk of falls. In this recent study,...

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Fall-related TBIs among elderly have increased drastically

May 6, 2013 by

A study out of Finland has found that traumatic brain injuries from falls have had huge increases. In 1970, the numbers were 60 women and 25 men. In 2011, the numbers were 1,205 women and 612 men (per 100,000...

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