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The risk gene riddle

It turns out that risk genes are a really important piece of the puzzle that helps us build our understanding of how a disease progresses.

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“Small steps can make a difference”

Last year Gill Livingston, professor of psychiatry of older people at UCL, led researchers from around the world on a landmark report on dementia prevention. In this post, Gill discusses her hopes for the nation’s brain health beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your questions answered

Your brain health questions answered

There are so many sources of information at our fingertips and new stories in the media each week claiming that different activities or foods can either cause or cure dementia. It can be difficult to know what information to pay attention to.

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