Hi Duncan, I really like this approach and think it has a lot of merit and the potential to revolutionise the treatment and prevention of falls, something which remains to be a significant issue for health practitioners.
What I find really appealing about this approach is that it is based on actual clinical data and is not merely a proof of concept not backed up by actual data. Hence the outcomes using the clinical data will be practical and evidence-based, I think the causal factors of falls and other health-related events in an individual's life are so much more than just the "one size fits all" or "trial and error" approach which is currently the approach to treatment in our healthcare system. Based on our genetics and biological make-up we all react totally differently to the next person with regard to treatments and medication.
In our current healthcare system the "one size fits all" approach to medication and health management is clearly ineffective and very expensive for our healthcare system, not to mention the adverse drug reactions which result from this approach and negative impact on one's quality of life which is sad to see. I believe this new approach to preventing falls will pave the way for new, innovative and more effective treatments which will lead to an overall better health outcome for patients and quality of life which is paramount.