Could Seahorses and Ginkgo Biloba hold the keys to unlocking Dementia?

Seahorses are in decline. This is primarily due to loss of habitat, which is the result of our changing climate. Coral reefs and seagrass beds are increasingly damaged by human activity and left uninhabitable to seahorses. I saw this news a few years ago and it struck me that perhaps there was a connection between seahorse decline and dementia, associated with damage to the hippocampus part of the brain. So I became more fascinated by seahorses, finding out that they are often caught unintentionally by commercial fishing vessels such as…



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Neil Mapes

Beach wanderer, sea swimmer, trail runner and charity leader. Loving life in the Highlands of Scotland.