Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Can memory loss be reversed? Getting on the MEND

What if it was possible to reverse the memory loss and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease?Wouldn't that be something?As our society ages the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia continues to increase, with a new diagnosis...

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Could Alzheimer’s be a type of prion disease?

What causes Alzheimer's disease and some of the other neurodegenerative disease has been an ongoing mystery. With a rapidly ageing population and increasing numbers of those afflicted by these conditions, scientists around the world have been trying to work out the...

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World Alzheimer’s Day

It's World Alzheimer's Day. A day to be aware of, rather than to celebrate. So, after a great morning teaching brain fitness to a wonderful group of people I headed off to Government House in Perth to attend a joint presentation put on by the McCusker Foundation and...

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Is copper the bad boy in Alzheimer’s disease?

Man has been using copper for thousands of years including fashioning it for jewellery items and for conduits to carry water as pipes, jugs and cookware.It is also an essential trace mineral found in all human tissue. My Mum swears by her copper bracelet in helping...

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AMPK: Could this enzyme explain Alzheimer’s?

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have identified that the brain damage in Alzheimer's disease is linked to an over-activation of a particular enzyme called AMPK.In early Alzheimer's disease one of the early findings, is the loss of synaptic connections....

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