All of us forget things from time to time. Indeed, forgetting is vital for creativity, and for good mental health. Whilst it is quite normal to get halfway through a sentence and forget…mmmmm...what one was saying, some people have much more significant problems with memory.
Gillian Tett of The Financial Times recently wrote about "Joe's Violin", a 20 minute documentary, and I've just watched it. I found it immensely inspiring and moving particularly when such a large proportion of the US, UK and Europe currently demonstrates so much anger and hatred.
A paper just published in the respected journal Acta Neuropathologica presents the results of post-mortem inspections of the brains of six former footballers, mostly professionals, part of cohort of 14 footb
The word ‘neurology’ was invented by the 17th century physician Thomas Willis (1621-75). Willis needed a term to describe the anatomical study of the brain and the nervous system, something that he pioneered in the years during, and after the English Civil War.
Dr Veronique Bataille, Consultant Dermatologist who practices at The Medical Chambers Kensington, told me recently that GPs unfortunately get very little training in dermatology and so can't be expected to be confident about d