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Growing evidence that infections may drive Alzheimer’s

26/03/2014

Researchers at the University of Southampton will present research today suggesting that inflammation in the brain caused by systemic infections could drive the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Annual Conference 2014 in Oxford, the largest dementia research conference in the UK.

High-fat diet in pregnancy linked to Alzheimer’s brain changes in offspring

25/03/2014

A new study from scientists in Southampton has suggested that diet during pregnancy may affect an offspring’s risk of brain changes linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The research, which was funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK, studied adult mice whose mothers were fed either a normal or a high-fat diet during pregnancy and lactation. The study is due to be presented at Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2014 in Oxford this week.

Herts supermarket manager’s marathon challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK

21/03/2014

Supermarket manager Kevin Zokay-West, from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, is running this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Herts supermarket manager’s marathon challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Lincolnshire dad’s marathon challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK

21/03/2014

Lincolnshire dad-of-two Darren Austin is running his second Virgin Money London Marathon in a row to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Lincolnshire dad’s marathon challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Marathon crochet challenge for 'Extreme Knitting Redhead' Susie Hewer

21/03/2014

Alzheimer’s Research UK Champion Susie Hewer will attempt to beat her own Guinness World Record for creating the longest crochet chain while running a marathon in London next month.

Marathon crochet challenge for 'Extreme Knitting Redhead' Susie Hewer
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