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Jamie Graham, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 59, spoke out about the importance of dementia research at a fringe event at the Liberal Democrat Conference, on Tuesday 21 September.
Scientists at the University of Oxford, funded by the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, have found that a known risk gene for Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain in healthy young people – decades before the disease develops.
Ecstatic but exhausted, St Helen’s builder Phill Cowley has completed a coast to coast challenge by kayak and raised over £1,500 to boost funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
Elaine and Mick Moody, from Newark, have been made Champions of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust in recognition of their exceptional support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
The Alzheimer’s Research Trust has reacted to the publication of The World Alzheimer Report 2010 which provides an insight into the impact of dementia across the world.
The UK’s leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, has awarded a record £4.3 million to new research projects in 2010, the largest ever UK charity commitment to dementia research in a single year.
The Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has received a gift of £10,000 from the late Phyllis Manville, who spent the last years of her life in Oxfordshire and passed away last year at the age of 91.
A Brighton scientist who is leading the fight against dementia will be sharing the stage with world leaders in research next week, as she talks about her work for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.
A major University of Oxford study has shown that daily tablets of B vitamins can halve the rate of brain atrophy in elderly people who suffer from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).