Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive symptoms and use antidepressants, new research shows.
Four UNSW academics have been named on a prestigious list of the world’s most highly cited scientists.
A new technology developed by UNSW researchers to predict the risk of falls and prevent them happening could help elderly people stay in their own homes longer.
Being fearful of falling can lead to actual falls among older people, irrespective of their real physical risk, new research finds.
Research to prevent falls in older people and to combat hepatitis C infection are among the big winners in a new round of health funding.