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Could it be possible to predict our risk of dementia during a routine GP visit?

GP Check Up

Researchers from University College London predict that it will soon be possible for information collected during routine visits to a GP to be used to assess the risk of developing dementia. Using records from over 900,000 patients (without a diagnosis of dementia) collected by 377 UK general practices, the research team were able to utilise the data collected to build ...

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Neuro-Rehabilitation Camp in Mauritius


From the 2nd to the 10th of November this year, a team of specialists in the rehabilitation of those with neurological conditions will travel to Mauritius on a mission to establish what is happening on the ground to help the long term recovery of patients. This team includes Prof Anba Soopramanien, a consultant in spinal injuries and rehabilitation medicine with ...

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Can Staying Physically and Mentally Active Lessen the Risk of Alzheimer’s?


It’s long been thought that regular participation in both physical and mental activities may reduce the risks of developing neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s. Whether that’s taking part in cardio vascular activities such as running or walking, enjoying the latest science fiction novel, concentrating on building muscles through strength training, or simply applying yourself to a crossword or planting out ...

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Brain Injury Centre Unveils Virtual Reality System


A Salford brain injury charity has become the first in England to install a world-renowned virtual reality system to treat those recovering from acquired brain injury. The Brain and Spinal Injury Centre (BASIC) has spent the last two years fundraising to achieve the £500,000 required to purchase the cutting edge CAREN system. The unique, room sized system puts patients in ...

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It’s Time to Talk about Stammering

Neuro News Associations

Stammering is a condition much like dyslexia, but has been widely overlooked by the general population. Many people do not realize that those who suffer from stammering do so because it is beyond their control. It is not a speaking difficulty that can simply be fixed by calming down and communicating more slowly. In fact, almost ninety-nine percent of those ...

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The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital is Back in Business

The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital

The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital in the heart of Aylesbury has re-opened under new ownership, offering a wider range of services for patients with spinal and neurological conditions. The independent specialist centre noted for its treatments in spinal rehabilitation, now provides services for patients that span rehabilitation, complex long-term care and outpatient support. Chris Bialan, Chairman says: “We understand the significance ...

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