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With 17 marathons already under her belt and a World Record for knitting the longest scarf whilst running a marathon, Susie Hewer, ‘the Extreme Knitting Redhead’ from Robertsbridge has plans for the treble in 2010.
University of St Andrews PhD student Kirsty Muirhead is set to address the country’s biggest dementia research conference tomorrow when she talks about her innovative research searching for new drugs that could be developed to treat Alzheimer’s.
The recipient of the first dementia research fellowship named in honour of Sir Terry Pratchett will be announced at the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s annual conference in Southampton.
Baroness Jay, Patron of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, has urged the government to make dementia research funding a “special case” even in the face of threatened public spending cuts.
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the Department of Health’s National Dementia Strategy for not affording dementia “the same status as other national priorities such as cancer and stroke”.
Singer, actress and playwright Eleanor Bennet is aiming for a Guinness World Record on Saturday 27 March when she builds the world’s tallest toilet roll tower at the Broad Street Mall in Reading to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.
The Cambridge Philharmonic Society will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust when it holds a collection at its performance of J S Bach’s monumental B Minor Mass on Sunday 21 March.
Singer, songwriter, actress and playwright Eleanor Bennet has released her premier single, Mother and Child, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. On the run up to Mother’s Day, the song has wo
Exciting information about recent progress in Alzheimer’s research will be examined at a free public meeting in Southampton on Wednesday 17 March.