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We’re funding a new project to help shape future treatments for dementia and hearing loss – and you can get involved
Following his appointment as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Lord Cameron has stepped down as President of Alzheimer’s Research UK.
A £5M project led by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Alzheimer’s Society and the National Institute of Health and Care Research could lead to blood tests for Alzheimer’s on the NHS within five years.
A new nationwide poll has today revealed that only six in ten UK adults* (60%) realise that dementia is a cause of death – despite it being the biggest killer in the UK. Dementia is a condition caused by diseases that affect the brain, the most common being Alzheimer’s disease. As diseases like Alzheimer’s progress,…
Scientists from Imperial College London and the University of Surrey have successfully trialled a new form of deep brain stimulation, which could in the future help improve symptoms of memory loss for people with Alzheimer’s.
Researchers at University College London have identified subtle changes in the way people with early features of Alzheimer’s disease navigate through a virtual reality space.
Researchers from the University College London have found that common dementia risk factors may have a more pronounced effect among people from certain ethnicities.
Karen Penny is setting out from Cardiff Bay, Wales, on Tuesday 10 October to walk the entirety of the Coast and County Boundaries of Britain and Ireland, a unique challenge.
The ALBORADA Trust, based near Newmarket, has donated £5 million to Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has funded two researchers from Cardiff University to carry out projects aimed at finding new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
This December, Oldham Athletic owner, and adventurer, Frank Rothwell, 73, will row 3,000-miles across the Atlantic, with the aim of raising £1 million for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Ted Lasso actor Kola Bokinni reveals dad has dementia, as he supports powerful new campaign from Alzheimer’s Research UK
Ted Lasso star Kola Bokinni has publicly shared for the first time the devastating impact dementia has had on his family to drive awareness and support Alzheimer’s Research UK’s search for a cure.
Olivia Colman backs new campaign, as charity reveals 1 in 2 people don’t know dementia causes memory loss
Despite almost one million people in the UK living with dementia today, and it being the UK’s leading cause of death, there is still a widespread lack of awareness around the impact it has on people affected by the condition. Alzheimer’s Research UK’s launches new campaign film to change this.
Ahead of the next general election campaign, Alzheimer’s Research UK has set out a series of calls for party leaders to tackle the increasing pressure that dementia places on society, the NHS, and the economy.
This December, Chair of Oldham Athletic A.F.C, Frank Rothwell, will race solo and unsupported across the Atlantic as part of the World’s Toughest Row.
Researchers at King’s College London have found that exposure to air pollution is associated with an increase in use of mental health services by people with dementia.
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has funded three researchers from the University of Exeter to carry out projects aimed at finding new treatments, boosting early diagnosis, and understanding the disease’s causes.
Promising preliminary results from a trial of the Alzheimer’s drug donanemab, first announced in May, have now been confirmed.
A new study suggests that sight loss in people over 71 years old may be linked to dementia. The study was published today (Thursday 13th July 2023) in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Ophthalmology.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to the drug lecanemab (known commercially as Leqembi) for people in the US with confirmed amyloid positivity and a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
TV presenter and Alzheimer’s Research UK supporter Fiona Phillips has been diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease.
A large, observational Danish study has reported that menopausal women who use hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have an increased the risk of developing dementia in later life.
Former Leeds United, Manchester United and Scotland defender Gordon McQueen has died, aged 70.
Charities pledge half a million pounds to better understand the link between air pollution and dementia
This Clean Air Day, with teamed up with Race Against Dementia to award Dr Jake Brooks half a million pounds to help unravel how certain air pollution particles enter the brain and cause Alzheimer’s disease.
Coronation Street star Julie Goodyear is living with dementia, her husband has announced today. Dementia is the leading cause of death in the UK, affecting almost one million people in the UK today. There are currently no treatments available to slow, stop or prevent the diseases, most commonly Alzheimer’s, that cause it. Alzheimer’s Research UK…