Zaide O’rourke reports on research at the University of Leeds which is investigating the link between diet and dementia.
Every Third Minute. a festival at West Yorkshire Playhouse charting resilience against dementia, was launched with the warming ‘Still Alice’. Arts writer Catherine Corcoran gives us the rundown. First performed in 2013 by Chicago’s Lookingglass […]
Historically, heart disease has been the biggest killer of individuals in the UK. However, dementia – a disorder which is characterised by memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving, navigation and/or language – has, for […]
Leeds University Unions Music Society (LUUMS) will pack out the majestic town hall on 15th February for their annual charity concert. This year’s proceeds will be donated to award-winning local charity Lost Chord, a South […]
Based on star-crossed lovers, Nicholas Sparks’s The Notebook is one of the most heart-rending films and stories of all time. Not only is it the cliché of the forbidden, highly romanticised youthful love which tugs […]
A new biosensor developed by scientists at the University of Leeds could revolutionise the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The research explains how the biosensor measures harmful clusters of the protein amyloid-beta in a patient’s bloodstream, […]
Depression has repeatedly been linked with increasing risk for age-related diseases, such as dementia, cancer and type-II diabetes. Now researchers have found supporting evidence that depression explicitly ages your cells. The study, conducted in the […]
Scientists are optimistic for the imminent development of a drug that can treat those suffering from brain diseases, following a British study that established a targeted approach which halts the death of neurons. Neurodegenerative conditions, such […]