Virtual Reality App Offers Unique Glimpse into Life with Dementia

An innovative virtual reality smartphone app – A Walk Through Dementia – will launch at a three-day public installation at St Pancras International Station from 2 June. The Android-exclusive app, available from the Google Play Store (http://bit.ly/1spg4Ol), was developed by Alzheimer’s Research UK and virtual reality specialists VISYON, and uses … Continue reading

Scientist Focus: Katie Lunnon

Dr Katie Lunnon is a scientist based at the University of Exeter, where she studies the relatively new field of epigenetics – a biological process that can switch genes on or off, potentially influencing the risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s. Katie is one of the coordinators of the Alzheimer’s Research … Continue reading

Social Gaming – A Fast Growing Economy

The world is changing at an ever increasing pace and new technologies have revolutionised our way of life vastly over the past century. After the industrial revolution, the digital revolution has probably had the most profound impact on our economy today. Social Gaming Social gaming is developing fast and probably one … Continue reading

Making Friends Online

The rise of the internet and the tremendous increase in people able to access it at home has changed the way social interaction takes place. In particular, this is the case with social gaming, which now takes part mostly in the younger generations. Rather than playing board games, our youngsters are now getting … Continue reading

5 Factors That Make Holiday Drinking and Driving Even More Dangerous

The last weeks of December are some of the most celebrated days of every year, and with these parties, reunions, and holiday cheer come plenty of cocktails and, sadly, overindulgence. Far too many revelers then make the poor choice to get behind the wheel of a car and drive after … Continue reading

Bradley Martyn – Inspirational Bodybuilder

Joining us today is National Level MP Competitor Bradley Martyn.  Congrats on another great showing!  What made you decide to compete in the Men’s Physique Division? I had been following bodybuilding for as long as I can remember. When the Men’s Physique division was introduced into the NPC, I decided … Continue reading

CTE and TBI: Pop Culture’s Spotlight on Concussions

The family of Frank Gifford recently announced that the former NFL star, who died in August, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). A progressive brain disease, CTE has been linked to the head injuries and brain trauma that often occurs in football and other contact sports. Though Gifford was deemed … Continue reading

Christmas Gifts That Could Improve Your Teen’s Fitness

Today’s teens spend a lot of time sitting in front of the television set, either watching movies and shows or playing video games. However, they really need to get up and get moving. So, with Christmastime coming, now is your chance to encourage them to do so. What kind of … Continue reading

Psychology of Spending: How to Program Yourself to Save Money

In 1972, professor Walter Mischel published the results of a study conducted at Stanford University that would gain steady notoriety in the decades that followed, eventually becoming known as “The Marshmallow Experiment.” The study recorded and analyzed the behaviors of preschool students who were given an uncomplicated choice: one marshmallow now or … Continue reading

Adam Charlton

How did you get started with bodybuilding? Throughout High School I was always called nicknames about my muscles, from a very young age. I was very lean and also athletic with very well-developed legs. Sprinting came natural to me and I became the fastest 400m runner in the UK for … Continue reading