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The Conversation: What is ‘cognitive reserve’? How can we protect our brains from memory loss and dementia

Author: Michael Ridding As we get older we have a greater risk of developing impairments in areas of cognitive function – such as memory, reasoning and verbal ability. We also have a greater risk of dementia, which is what we call cognitive decline that interferes with daily life. The trajectory of this cognitive decline can vary […]

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What is ‘cognitive reserve’? How can we protect our brains from memory loss and dementia

Engaging in cognitively stimulating activities can help build your resilience to cognitive decline. Gene Wilburn/Flickr, CC BY Author: Michael Ridding As we get older we have a greater risk of developing impairments in areas of cognitive function – such as memory, reasoning and verbal ability. We also have a greater risk of dementia, which is what […]

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Free public forum: Good sleep matters

Wednesday 26 July; 5:30pm – 7:30pm; AHMS Building – registrations essential We feel better after a good nights sleep, feeling more alert, rested and functional. Sleep plays a vital restorative function which is important for many facets of the human body, and is extremely important in children and adolescents for achieving life-long health. However, not […]

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Recording – Pregnancy complications: Prevention is better than cure

Professor Claire Roberts presented today’s RRI co-hosted Grand Rounds at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital on the topic Pregnancy complications: Prevention is better than cure. Watch the recording of her presentation below.

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