Monthly Archives: July 2021

healthy cognition

Can eating the rainbow support healthy cognition?

In this blog, Clinical Neuroscientist Miguel Toribio-Mateas discusses the benefits of a diet full of colour for healthy cognition and different brain processes; from memory to reaction time.

Cognition refers to a range of processes relating to the acquisition, storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information by the human brain. It underpins nearly all of our daily activities, in health and disease, across the age span.

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Last updated on 4th August 2021 by cytoffice


Long covid part 2 – the mitochondria

As discussed in part one, long covid is a phenomenon which is multi factorial and symptoms experienced are varied but include breathlessness, a cough that won’t go away, joint pain, muscle aches, hearing and eyesight problems, headaches, loss of smell and taste as well as damage to the heart, lungs, kidneys and gut. However, the most common feature is significant fatigue which occurs following infection with covid19, the coronavirus SARS-CoV2. It is estimated that as many as 1.1 million people in the UK may have long COVID and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) released a review suggesting it could be multifactorial.

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Last updated on 26th July 2022 by cytoffice