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Why Senior Moments Are Not Inevitable

... span. It's quite well-known that even with normal healthy ageing, we do seem to see a decline in our cognitive ... memory, attention, etc. - and the Cambridge's Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience or Cam-CAN was setup to try and ... is affected very strongly indeed by our stereotypes of ageing. Ben -   So, if we expect that we are getting ...

GFP-expressing nerve cells in the mouse cerebral cortex

Protecting Neurons from Age-Related Decline

... developments on your work, today, we're talking about ageing.  What does this nerve degeneration process have to do with ageing? Michael -   So, in answer to one of your earlier ... and in certain types of neurodegenerative disease.  And ageing if you like, is a big new growth area in biomedical ...

girl yawning whilst seated

Sleep cause discovered by scientists

... see sleep disturbance in neurodegenerative diseases or ageing and it eventually even causes cell death in a specific ...

Cartoon representation of a nerve cell

From Hair cells to Nerve cells

... disease is sort of like an extreme form of normal ageing, that people have some memory loss if they get older, ...

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Cascading through the brain

... and yet, it's going to affect more and more people with an ageing population. Anything that can be done to actually ...