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Month: April 2017

Stress in early life – the impact on mental illness

Stress in early life – the impact on mental illness

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Anna Moon

You’re under threat. Your brain reacts instantly. Like a runner at the start line of a race, it springs into action as if the threat was a gunshot. The hypothalamus […]

The immune system and the brain: complement or casualty?

The immune system and the brain: complement or casualty?

Posted on 12 April 2017 by Laura Westacott

For a long time it has been assumed that the sole purpose of the immune system is to defend the body against infection. However, research is now showing that your […]

Dementia

Dementia

Posted on 6 April 2017 by Professor Kim Graham

Professor Kim Graham is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Dean of Research in the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences at Cardiff University.  She is on the Steering Group of […]