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Is Anybody Out There?

Is Anybody Out There?

My grandfather loved fish and chips. He was British so maybe that is not surprising. He lived to be over 90 years of age, and had dementia for the last part of his life. Learning about reducing our risk of dementia is important no matter how young we are.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

I went to Colombo in Sri Lanka in December 2013 to speak at a public health conference. I was talking about the challenges in proposing a public health policy for early diagnosis of dementia given the lack of scientific evidence to support the impact of the timing of the diagnosis on health and personal outcomes for patients and carers.

Sweet Tooth. Who me?

Sweet Tooth. Who me?

What is it that tempts you when you are trying to eat healthy foods? Or what do you feel you need when you are feeling tired or unwell? Are there 'go to' foods that aren't actually good for you but which you really really long for at times when your willpower is the weakest?

Brain Rules by John Medina (Book Review)

Brain Rules by John Medina (Book Review)

I was on my way to South Africa and I had accidentally packed by book in my check-in luggage.  All set to read on the 16 hour flight to Johannesburg I found I had nothing to read. So I picked this book up at the airport bookshop - usually not a great place to find good reading material.

I'll Have What She's Having

I'll Have What She's Having

I am not a morning person. Despite the fact that starting early in your day really sets you up for success; for me mornings are challenging. I desperately want to sleep in for an extra hour (even though I set the alarm for the time I really needed to get up).