• Alzheimer’s Disease: Is The Student Lifestyle Damaging Our Brains?

    Megan Cuerden  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in the UK, meaning, it causes a progressive decline in the functioning of multiple areas of the brain causing a direct impact on a person’s way of thinking, feeling, behaving and general overall functioning.  The most common association...
  • Dementia And Us

    Megan discusses what it was like growing up with loved ones who have dementia, and how to spread awareness of the condition....
  • Still Alice @ NNT

    Best known for Julianne Moore’s Oscar winning performance as the eponymous, Christine Mary Dunford’s adaptation of Still Alice is playing at the Nottingham New Theatre until Saturday. Telling the story of a Harvard professor’s deterioration at the hand of early onset Alzheimer’s disease, Will Tillett’s direction had me absorbed...
  • The Experimental Drug that may Reduce Memory Loss

    It has been reported that a new experimental drug, a derivative of benzodiazepine, may improve memory loss among elderly people. Tests have shown that animals of old age had “better memory skills half an hour after receiving the drug”, which could be taken as a daily pill by those...