LIVE streaming at YouTube 18:30 (UK time), 20 October 2020. Summary ‘In this lecture I will introduce you to an approach to the early intervention for children with autism. Because this is a condition arising early in development and enduring usually through the lifespan, this approach focuses on an early intervention focused on the family, to help parents provide the best conditions for the child to develop optimal social communication and adjustment. It works on the basis of our knowledge about how all children develop early social communication and social skills, and applies this to the challenges for families often… Read More »LIVE talk | Early Intervention for Autistic Children | 18:30 (UK time), 20 October 2020.
LIVE streaming at YouTube 18:30 (UK time), 12 October 2020. Summary Professor Jo Neill will discuss how and why she came to be so committed to psychedelic medicine, and her new projects with Drug Science, Heroic Hearts UK, and the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group. The Speaker Jo Neill is Professor of Psychopharmacology at the University of Manchester (Division of Pharmacy & Optometry). She is Chair of the Medical Psychedelics Working Group for Drug Science and a committee member, a scientific advisor for Heroic Hearts UK and the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group. She is co-founder of b-neuro, a University… Read More »LIVE talk | Psychedelic Medicine | 18:30 (UK time), 12 October 2020.
Historically, infectious diseases have been at the forefront of public health concern but the rise of advances in health care has meant non-communicable diseases such as heart disease and dementia, are fast becoming the leading health problem of the modern era. By 2050 an estimated 106 million people will be living with dementia (Figure 1). (Key words in this article are in Bold – find the descriptions in the Terms Explained section at the end of this article). So What is Dementia? Dementia is an umbrella term which describes diseases and conditions characterized by decline in cognitive function. There are several misconceptions about dementia, the most common being that it is… Read More »Vascular Dementia: Where the Cardiovascular System Meets the Brain