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Posted on 01 Dec

Aberdeen ladies’ club raises £5k for Alzheimer’s research

A charity lunch organised by the Zonta Club of Aberdeen, on Thursday 25 November, raised over £5,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 30 Nov

The Wrinkly Rappers rule for Alzheimer’s Research

The Wrinkly Rappers, of Britain’s Got Talent fame, are encouraging everyone to buy their ‘well cool’ Christmas CD, Wrinkly Rappers Unrapped, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 29 Nov

New treatment target for Alzheimer’s

US scientists have found that boosting levels of a protein, EphB2, improves nerve cell function and memory in mice with Alzheimer’s. Their findings, published in today’s Nature, highlight potential new treatment targets.

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Posted on 25 Nov

Lord Mayor of Hull’s Celebrity Carol Concert

A Celebrity Carol Concert will be held on Thursday 2nd December 2010 at the Banqueting Hall in the Guildhall. Doors open 7pm, tickets £15 and £20.

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Posted on 23 Nov

Diabetes drug offers avenue for Alzheimer’s research

Researchers in Dundee have discovered a drug used for diabetics could have potential to be developed as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings are published today in the journal PNAS.

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Posted on 12 Nov

Mid-life cholesterol not linked to Alzheimer’s in women

Contrary to previous findings, researchers have shown that mid-life cholesterol may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 12 Nov

Clues to Alzheimer’s may be found in mid-life, say researchers

Researchers in Australia believe they could be able to predict who might develop Alzheimer’s using simple cognitive tests.

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Posted on 09 Nov

TV chefs back new Alzheimer’s cooking appeal

Aspiring chefs are being urged to host a Cook for a Cure dinner party to help boost funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The new initiative has won support from some of the UK’s top TV chefs.

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Posted on 08 Nov

Cardiff campaigner made Champion for Alzheimer’s Research Trust

Carolyn Morris, from Bryn Hafren, near Cardiff, has been made a Champion of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 08 Nov

St Andrews scientists find new way to study Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists in St Andrews have found a new way of studying an enzyme that has been implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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