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Drugs to treat high blood pressure that can cross the blood brain barrier have impact on memory and thinking. Alzheimer’s Research UK comments on the findings.
Full results of the genetic form of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial (DIAN TU) are now published. There was no benefit of the drugs on memory…
More than 50,000 people have signed Alzheimer Research UK’s petition urging the government to double its funding for dementia research, which was today handed in to Number 10 Downing Street. Campaigner, Olive Munro, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2015, has written to the Prime Minister to urge the government to honour their pledge…
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has granted a conditional licence for the drug aducanumab in people with a confirmed diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or mild Alzheimer’s disease in the US, pending further clinical trials. This marks the first time a drug has been approved for dementia treatment in nearly 20 years
Olympic hero Imran Sherwani shares his diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease as former team mate Steve Batchelor, who was also in the victorious Seoul Olympics side, has set up a team for this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK inhis friend’s honour.
36% of Psychiatrists think their services would be ready to deliver a new dementia treatment in a year Research published today from Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Royal College of Psychiatrists has highlighted significant gaps in support and resources that need to be addressed so that old age psychiatrists can effectively diagnose people with Alzheimer’s…
Cambridgeshire-based charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has been recognised as one of the Best Companies to work for in the East of England. The charity, with its head office in Great Abington, has been accredited as a 2* Outstanding Company and placed 31st on the list of East of England’s 75 Best Companies to Work For.…
Alzheimer’s Research UK warns the UK could lose ground to other countries in the search for new dementia treatments, if significant changes aren’t made
Early career dementia researchers across the UK have received a £1 million funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Early career dementia researcher, Dr Laura Winchester at the University of Oxford has received a £120,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK. The announcement of new funding from the UK’s leading dementia research charity comes during Dementia Action Week (17 – 23 May) as part of a wave of new funding to support researchers hit…