Other Norwich events

Bugs On Your Nerves

Past event - 2018
15 May Doors 18:30
19:00 - 21:30
The Cathedral Refectory, 65 The Close,
Norwich NR1 4DH
Sold Out!
Bacteria- we can't live with them, we can't live without them.
We will dive into the latest research of  bacteria in our body and how it  affects our brain and nervous system. We promise to you will have  new admiration of our tiny friends! One of our case studies will be  Chronic Fatigue, and the research claiming that it's caused by our brilliant bugs which reside within us.
In addition we have a special treat for you. The secret on keeping your brain young and healthy. We will present new research on how your diet can protect your brain from getting older. We hope it includes drinking a pin…

The Gut in ME & You

Danny Vipond (PhD Student at The Quadram Institute)
Persistent gut symptoms and abdominal discomfort impact the health and happiness of many people bringing gut health to the forefront of medical research to better understand brain and body diseases. Inside the human gut is a complex habit of millions of bacteria (& viruses) whose genetic material (DNA) represents 3.3 million genes not encoded by humans. Their function and interaction with our own biology shows us that they are not inert but protect our health and wellbeing. Disruption to our gut habitat seems to be a feature in diseases associated with lifestyle, the immune system, and even ME.

Food For Thought: The Impact Of Nutrition On Brain Ageing

Dr David Vauzour (Research Scientist in Molecular Nutrition at Norwich Medical School)
Accumulating evidence suggests that diet and lifestyle can play an important role in delaying the onset or halting the progression of age-related health disorders and to improve cognitive function. During this presentation, the latest scientific advances specific to how dietary antioxidants and other food bioactives may affect cognitive ageing will be presented. Furthermore, several key points related to mechanisms contributing to brain ageing, pathological conditions affecting brain function, and brain biomarkers will also be discussed.
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