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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 ...

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Why do people develop chronic pain?

... problem, one that we are likely to see increase with an ageing population. Not only do our nerves become more prone ...

Victorian Valentine's Day Card

What was it like in Oliver Twist's day?

... thought that old people are rather dry and wrinkly, and ageing was therefore seen as a cooling and drying process.  ...