Table Tennis

Is Table Tennis the Future of Alzheimer’s Therapy?

With the numbers of those affected by Alzheimer’s continuing to rise (with over 1 million people in the UK expected to be affected by 2025) and the cost of treating the disease mounting (over £26 billion annually in the UK currently), now is the time for action!

Outside of the box research is key to driving advances in alternative methods of treatment and developing low cost drug free options to prevent the disease. Picking up this BATon is the BAT Foundation – a national charity investigating the benefits table tennis can have physically, mentally, and emotionally on those living with Alzheimer’s.

statins

Statins – A Patient’s Perspective

The following blog was delivered as a short contribution to a group of Londoners at a regional meeting with an average age around fifty – plus myself at over eighty. Interestingly, it transpired four of us were suffering (or had suffered) with this problem. Indeed, one of the younger group members had given up taking statins due to the severe risk to her future health. I believe this is an example of the misuse of published scientific research published out of context to attract readers. This is extremely unhelpful when put before a public already confused by conflicting advice. Other examples […]