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  • Kirsty Chilinski Wed, 24/02/2021 - 16:15

    As a final year neuroscience student, it has become clear during my degree that there are currently no effective drug treatments for dementia, so we must turn to other alternative forms of treatment.

  • Joseph Thomas Wed, 24/02/2021 - 10:56

    I am currently a final year student at the University of Nottingham studying Neuroscience.

  • Mathuscha Ratnasingham
    Mathuscha Ratnasingham Tue, 10/11/2020 - 14:02

    As a third year neuroscientist I have come across dementia and Alzheimer’s on numerous occasions. Never once did I think that I would be in a position were the disease would personally affect me.

  • Elaine Argyle Tue, 10/11/2020 - 11:16

    Rates of loneliness and isolation have dramatically risen during the lockdown but what are the implications of this for people with dementia and for those who work with them?

  • Steve Lichfield
    Steve Litchfield Tue, 03/11/2020 - 15:19

    It's been a very difficult period for "Friends for Life (Nottingham)" as we now have 3 members in Care Homes, all with little advanced indication.

  • Karen Harrison Dening Mon, 26/10/2020 - 17:18

    I first became conscious of the concept of planning ahead for the end-of-life in the early 1990’s when I became a community psychiatric nurse (CPN) supporting families affected by dementia.  Over my 6 years as a CPN

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 17:39

    Like all aspiring medical students, before coming to university I undertook a range of work experience and volunteering roles.

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 15:02

    There is a strong link between mood and dementia.

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:00

    The different types of dementia can affect the brain in very different ways, however a common theme between them all is how they can cause the ability to communicate to suffer.

  • Eleri Clarke
    Eleri Clarke Tue, 08/09/2020 - 12:12

    My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when I was 10, so I have always had some awareness of the condition.

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