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Posted on 23 Sep

Chippenham couple champion Alzheimer’s research at Lib Dem Conference

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.

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Posted on 23 Sep

Oxford scientists show Alzheimer’s risk gene affects brains of young adults

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.

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Posted on 22 Sep

Merseysider completes coast to coast challenge for Alzheimer’s research

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.

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Posted on 21 Sep

Nottinghamshire couple are Champions of Alzheimer’s Research

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.

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Posted on 21 Sep

World “woefully unprepared” for Alzheimer’s crisis

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.

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Posted on 20 Sep

4.3m – largest ever charity investment in dementia research

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.

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Posted on 17 Sep

Gene discovery could predict rate of Alzheimer’s

An international team of Alzheimer’s experts has identified a gene variation which they suggest might determine how quickly the disease develops in patients after diagnosis.

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Posted on 15 Sep

Phyllis leaves gift of hope for people with Alzheimer’s

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.

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Posted on 10 Sep

Pratchett-funded Brighton scientist to share stage with Nobel Prize-winner

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.

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Posted on 08 Sep

B Vitamins halve brain shrinkage rate in people with memory impairment

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).

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