5 películas sobre enfermedades neurodegenerativas-el-diario-de-noa

5 movies depicting neurodegenerative diseases


Movies provide us with stories of fantasy, comedy, adventure, or drama. Movies are much more than simple entertainment. Cinema is a fundamental tool to raise awareness about adverse real-life situations. Health problems and illnesses are…

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Todo sobre la memoria

All about memory


By Dr. Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren) We tend to think of our intellectual capacities as single chunks and yet abilities such as memory are rather a structure made up of different compartments. All of them are…

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Diferencias entre la esclerosis múltiple y la esclerosis lateral amiotrófica

Multiple Sclerosis vs. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: How do they differ?


Nowadays there is considerable confusion between Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Most people think it is the same disease but in fact, they are very different, even though both are neurodegenerative diseases…

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Olor a parkinson

Parkinson’s smell


By Dr. Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren) Of the five senses, smelling is perhaps the least valued nowadays, even when we all have strong emotional memories associated with some odor. For example, we all remember our grandparents’…

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Pintando el alzhéimer

Painting Alzheimer’s


By Dr. Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren) All artists sign their work, however, by the end of 1999, William Utermohlen could barely remember his signature. Born in Philadelphia (1933), William was a famous American artist living in…

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6 ejercicios para mejorar la memoria

6 activities to improve memory


“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us”, Oscar Wilde once wrote. Memory is the storage of information and personal experiences. It gives us the capability to learn and adapt. Thanks to…

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Reserva cognitiva: ¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de ella?

Cognitive reserve: what are we talking about when we talk about it?


There are those who say that, if the previous century was the century of genetics, the current century is that of the brain. Certainly, as the years of these first decades have gone by, we…

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Famosos con enfermedades neurológicas y mentales

Celebrities with neurological and mental disorders


Whether you are rich or poor, famous or not, we can all be affected by illness. Athletes, politicians, actors, singers, etc.: illness does not discriminate. Today, we will address the neurological and mental disorders suffered…

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