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Continuously active surface disinfectants may provide additional barrier against the spread of viruses

A technician is pictured in 2018 applying Allied BioScience

Continuously active surface disinfectants may provide additional barrier against the spread of viruses Continuously active surface disinfectants may provide additional barrier against the spread of viruses A technician is pictured in 2018 applying Allied BioScience’s first generation antimicrobial coating product In the battle to slow or prevent the transmission of …

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    Website helps older people stay active at home

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    Website helps older people stay active at home Website helps older people stay active at home Credit: CC0 Public Domain Leading physiotherapists concerned ‘stay at home’ restrictions could exacerbate falls and poor physical function in older people have developed a new website to support older Australians to stay active—safely—at home. …

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      Stay active, keep in touch, don’t ignore vaccinations

      Stay active, keep in touch, don't ignore vaccinations

      Stay active, keep in touch, don’t ignore vaccinations Stay active, keep in touch, don’t ignore vaccinations Professor Azeem Majeed (in blue scrubs) is a practising GP at a south London clinic. Credit: Azeem Majeed / Twitter From the start of the coronavirus outbreak, much of the focus has been the …

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        Physically active older veterans fall more, but hurt themselves less

        Physically active older veterans fall more, but hurt themselves less 1

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Active older veterans fall more often than their more sedentary peers who never served in the armed forces, but they’re less likely to injure themselves when they do, says a University of Michigan researcher. A new study by Geoffrey Hoffman, U-M assistant professor of nursing, compared …

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          Are active video games the solution?

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          Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure. Credit: Nintendo The social distancing measures and self-isolation initiated by the coronavirus pandemic has left people looking for new ways to exercise at home. Could active video games (AVGs) such as Pokemon Go and the recent hit Ring Fit Adventure be the answer? AVGs are played …

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            How to stay physically active during coronavirus restrictions

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            Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the coronavirus pandemic leading to people across the nation being confined to their homes, experts at the University of Bristol have created some guidance to keep people active. Dr. Charlie Foster and colleagues from the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences have written some …

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              Why you should remain active while staying at home

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              Credit: CC0 Public Domain With people of all ages now staying at home as much as possible to help slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it can be easy to become sedentary. But one of the best things you can do for both your physical and mental …

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