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First Vetenskapsrådet (VR) information meeting

2016-05-30

The Swedish Research Council (VR) held an information meeting about the requirements for the next grant call. VR outlined the strategic approach to identify priority areas, the aim of the National E-infrastructures, and the timeframe for the budget support.

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NEAR results: Newly created screening tool to detect older adults at risk of falling for the first time

2021-02-24

NEAR-based study has created and validated a first-time injurious fall (FIF) screening tool to identify older adults at risk of falling over a 5-year period. Two NEAR population-based studies: the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care in Skåne (SNAC-S) and Blekinge (SNAC-B), n=2766, were used to validate the FIF screening tool. The FIF tool […]

NEAR results: Declining trend in new cases of dementia over 25 years in Stockholm

2021-02-23

NEAR-based study explored whether the rate of new cases of dementia has changed from 1987-2013 in persons aged 75 years or over. Two NEAR population-based studies: the Kungsholmen Project (KP; n =1473, 1987-1998) and the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care in Kungsholmen (SNAC-K; n= 1,746, 2001-2013) were used to examine this. Decline in […]

NEAR results: Being married and living with someone can buffer the negative effects of low mood on risk of dementia

2021-02-22

NEAR-based study explored whether low mood is related to an increased dementia risk and whether marital status and living situation can alter this association. Two NEAR population-based studies: the Kungsholmen Project (KP; n = 1,197) and the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care in Kungsholmen (SNAC-K; n= 1,402) were used to examine this. Low […]