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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.
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.
Contrary to previous findings, researchers have shown that mid-life cholesterol may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer’s.
Researchers in Australia believe they could be able to predict who might develop Alzheimer’s using simple cognitive tests.
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.
Scientists in St Andrews have found a new way of studying an enzyme that has been implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.