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‘Smart’ drinking glasses are keeping the elderly hydrated

Dehydration is one of the ten most frequent reasons for the hospitalisation of patients over 65. It is proving to be a persistent problem in elderly people, associated with a diverse range of poor health outcomes such as low blood pressure, increased risk of falls, impaired cognition and even higher risk of death. Up until…


NHS could save billions through innovations, report states

A new report from the International Longevity Centre has highlighted a number of health projects that could save the NHS and social care sector billions between 2015 – 2030. The report – ‘Towards affordable healthcare: Why effective innovation is key’ – calculates that the NHS could save £18.5 billion and the social care sector £6.3…

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