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Tell Me Who I Am

The only thing he remembered as he opened his eyes after waking up was Marcus, his identical twin brother. Nothing about his eccentric parents, loving friends or the enormous, wealthy Victorian home where the boys live in a small lodge, next to the house. In the following years, Alex had to rebuild his life step […]

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Health Science

Study finds potential link between Alzheimer’s disease and gum disease

A landmark study published in Science Advances has found evidence suggesting that the bacterium responsible for gum disease, called Porphyromonas gingivalis, may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. There have been previous hints from animal studies that this common oral bacteria may be linked in some way to Alzheimer’s disease. Work in […]

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Science

Could AI help diagnose Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s Disease, a form of dementia, could be considered one of the more terrifying illnesses one can get. It starts slowly, with minor memory problems followed by disorientation and confusion (particularly in decision making). Issues with speech and language usually follow. In addition to the more common symptoms, the patient may suffer from personality changes […]

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Culture Theatre

Still Alice

As news broke this week of a major scientific development in the treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Infinite Group’s production of Still Alice, airing at King’s Theatre, seems timely. Based on the hit novel and film of the same name, Still Alice is an honest exploration of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease that is devastating and heartening in […]