The Common Signs of Dementia

The Common Signs of Dementia

Dementia can present itself very differently from one patient to the next. As Professor of Neurology Marios Politis knows from experience, symptoms that severely affect one person may be less noticeable in another. However, there are certain signs and symptoms that...
Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) entails implanting electrodes within certain areas of the brain. The electrical impulses these electrodes produce can regulate abnormal impulses or can affect certain chemicals and cells within the brain. DBS can be used to treat...
Marios Politis: Working in Education

Marios Politis: Working in Education

Marios Politis is a Professor of Neurology, Consultant Neurologist, the Director of Neurodegeneration Imaging Group and the Director of Mireille Gillings Neuroimaging Centre at the University of Exeter. Pursuing a Career in Neurology Educating the neurologists of the...
What is Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that affects both the elderly and – in rarer cases – younger patients. Onset symptoms vary dramatically between individuals, but common warning signs affect the limbs and movement. Involuntary...