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Gut bacteria may play a role in Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most debilitating disorders of the 21st century.  Originally discovered in 1906 by Dr. Alois Alzheimer, hence the name, the symptoms of the disease includes memory loss, paranoia, and psychological changes.  592 more words


Grow your own fillings? (Inside Science)

Broadcaster: BBC Radio 4

Year: 2017

Genre: Radio magazine

URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/86523

Review by Eunice Muruako

In this 4 minute clip from Inside Science, presenter Adam Rutherford interviews Professor Paul Sharpe from King’s College London about the use of stem cells to regrow damaged dentine. 184 more words

Cell Biology

A Nice Blend of Life and Loves

When I was a little girl, I used to hear seasoned church-goers (translated: old people) testify about how glad they were to wake up “in their right mind.” It was said and then echoed by “AMEN!” throughout the congregation. 370 more words

Young Love

It’s been an exciting week in our house: Martha was in the local paper yesterday as she’s raising money for Alzheimer’s UK (more on that in another post), which made her feel like a bit of a celebrity and of course, it was Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, which meant my eldest two got a bit giddy and unnecessary for a couple of days. 976 more words


#FundingFriday: New Federal Grants for Local, County and State Governments

This week’s #FundingFriday post highlights grant programs that fund supportive services for people with Alzheimer’s disease, for math and science education, for collecting water use data, and more. 400 more words


Beti and David: Lost for Words (A love story)

There has been an incredible reaction to ‘Beti and David: Lost for Words’, an hour-long film broadcast this week on BBC One Wales (and still available on the BBC iPlayer… 150 more words


Get Enough Rest, Really People?

Tips on how to recognize and cope with caregiver stress appear on almost every caregiver website, blog, and column. Too bad none of the advice works. 36 more words

Care Giving