23 / 11 / 2017

Prevention of frailty to avoid dependency in old age

Frailty is a term coined to identify those objects or materials "weak or easily to deteriorate." In the field of aging, it is used to designate those elderly and vulnerable people who have a high risk of suffering adverse events. Through the FALCO consortium, and taking into account that this is one of the priorities in the field of European R+D+i lines of research, it have been established new clinical methods and experimental technological prototypes for the identification , characterization, assessment and treatment of the pre-frail, fragile and dependent persons.

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