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Staff at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), based at Gatwick Airport, raised over £1,600 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, at their ‘Not quite Christmas party’ on Tuesday 14 December.
Chelmsford security systems company Digital R F Ltd has boosted funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust before Christmas with a £20,000 donation.
Fans of Sir Cliff Richard are leading a Facebook fundraising campaign and urging everyone to download one of the Pop legend’s festive songs, Little Town, between 13th to 18th December to ensure it becomes a Christmas number one.
Two world leaders in dementia research are embarking on major studies into Alzheimer’s disease in London, thanks to grants totalling over £1 million from the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
A review paper from a scientist at the University of Manchester has suggested iron could play a role in causing Alzheimer’s disease and other illnesses. It has been suggested that purple fruits and green tea could help counteract this effect.
Hampshire couple Ray and Alison Craig are back from a trip of a lifetime, trekking in the Himalayas to raise over £14,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust and Alzheimer’s Society.
Scientists in Bristol have uncovered some of the processes responsible for the blood flow problems connected with Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings could see existing drugs used for leaky blood vessels trialled as potential Alzheimer’s treatments.
A study suggests that people exposed to pesticides over 20 years working in the agricultural sector may perform worse on some cognitive tests. The research was reported in national media today (2 December).