Skip to main content

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Trinity Menu Trinity Search

You are here News and Events > 2017

New TILDA research on blood pressure finds increased rates of falls and blackouts

Dr Donal Sexton, research Fellow at TILDA, investigated whether results from the US study SPRINT held true in the TILDA sample. The research found contrasting results, with falls and blackouts up to five times higher in the TILDA study compared to the US study.

The study is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and can be found here.

Or click here to read more about the research.