Monthly Archives: February 2011

Speaking two languages can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

The benefits of being bilingual can extend beyond being able to locate the toilets when holidaying abroad. A team of researchers have found that a lifelong use of two or more languages can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Their … Continue reading

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The power of the intangible

Some guy told me a joke the other day… Apparently a shy Norwegian fisherman was trying to woo the girl of his dreams. He managed to pluck up the courage and secure a date with her, but worried that conversation … Continue reading

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Smoke screen: research sheds light on how likely you are to quit the cigs

Despite the apparent serenity with which the lady-on-the-advert manages to kick her fag habit, it can take more than the latest nicotine patch, lozenge or suppository to stop smoking.  And looking past the unnerving way such adverts actually manage to market … Continue reading

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