General Articles

  • 10 November, 2010

    Irishman Mark Adams, a young physiotherapist with a big heart, will compete in his first half Ironman on 18 December and has nominated the Neurological Foundation as his chosen charity.

  • 12 August, 2010

    The possibility that stem cells could repair the human brain has neuroscientist Bronwen Connor excited to go to work each day. This story from East & Bays Courier, 11 August, 2010.

  • 5 March, 2010

    Jason Napier is the Neurological Foundation's ambassador for Brain Week. Read about his journey through brain surgery and recovery and how friendship has helped him along the way.

    Your Brain’s Best Buddy - Jason Napier

  • 3 March, 2010

    It has long been known that married men are healthier than single men, and now brain researchers are discovering why relationships have such a profound influence on male health.

  • 24 November, 2009

    Many physicians fear that revealing a diagnosis of dementia would only further upset an already troubled patient, but a study from Washington University in St. Louis found quite the opposite.

  • 7 April, 2009

    Early Intervention for Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomised Controlled Trial
    Journal Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry. Published Online First: 29 March 2009. doi:10.1136/jnnp.2008.148346

  • 6 April, 2009

    Studies suggest a diet rich in flavonoids, compounds in fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and chocolate, could reduce the decline in mental function associated with age.

    References for cocoa and flavonoid's health benefits

    Cocoa and cardiovascular health.

  • 19 February, 2009

    The study of neurogenesis is one of the most exciting fields of modern day neuroscience.

  • 10 March, 2008

    The latest information based on extensive research by the Omega-3 Centre focusing on children, has shown that Omega-3s found in oily fish such as salmon are extremely beneficial in a number of ways for children.

  • 18 October, 2004

    The question: Is there a relationship between the jobs people do and their chances of getting Alzheimer's The test: People with and without the disease were compared, based on the mental, physical and social demands of the jobs they did in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.