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Thinking skills decline at different rates as we age


Research conducted in the UK reveals that certain pathways in the brain age at different rates, leading to differences in our ability to carry out certain tasks as we age.

Motor neurone disease drug protects memory in ageing rats


Scientists in the US have found a drug that is currently used to treat motor neurone disease could help prevent memory decline in aging rats.

Study suggests carbon monoxide may protect cells from Alzheimer’s damage


Researchers from the University of Leeds have found that carbon monoxide found naturally in our bodies could help protect against damage from Alzheimer’s proteins.

Devoted son’s 1,500 mile walk from St Andrews to Rome to defeat Alzheimer’s


Peter Skelly from Blantyre in Scotland is determined to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK by undertaking a mammoth walk to Italy.

Devoted son’s 1,500 mile walk from St Andrews to Rome to defeat Alzheimer’s

Lifestyle factors linked to reduced risk of dementia and cognitive decline


A new analysis of existing evidence suggests that five lifestyle factors could help reduce the risk of dementia by up to 36%.

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