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Posted on 06 Jul

ART-funded researchers find biomarker associated with Alzheimer’s

Research led by the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) King’s College London (KCL) and part-funded by the Alzheimer’s Research Trust has found that certain protein levels in blood could be an early marker of Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 06 Jul

New studies suggest depression linked to dementia risk

US researchers have suggested that depression increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in three papers published in the journal Neurology.

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Posted on 01 Jul

30k boost for Edinburgh as Scottish dementia research leads the way

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have won £26,000 from the UK’s leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, to carry out studies that could lead to a new way to diagnose Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 01 Jul

Bert’s Big Bash comes to town for Alzheimer’s

With a dazzling flavour of Bollywood, belly dancing, comedy and jazz, a whole host of artists and surprises are lined-up for a special evening of entertainment in Southampton, on Saturday 17 July, at St Mary’s Football Stadium.

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Posted on 25 Jun

6k raised by people who lunch for charity

A luxury lunch at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff raised over £6,000 to boost funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust and the Welsh Rugby Union’s Charitable Trust for disabled players.

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Posted on 24 Jun

Jamie Graham’s 22 mile row for dementia research

Jamie Graham, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007, has gathered a crew of veteran oarsmen to row 22 miles from Eton to Henley on Friday 2 July, to raise £50,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

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Posted on 24 Jun

Magnetic stimulation linked to improved language skills in Alzheimer’s

Researchers in Italy have suggested magnetic brain stimulation could help boost language skills for people with moderate Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 21 Jun

Surrey man with Alzheimer’s helps to raise record-breaking £45k for research

Patrick Franklin-Adams, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years ago, joined 168 golfing enthusiasts to give a £45,000 boost to the Alzheimer’s Research Trust – the largest amount ever raised in a single sporting event for the charity.

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Posted on 21 Jun

Straits of Gibraltar swim raises £1k for Alzheimer’s research

With dolphins following in his wake, Thomas Patchett, from York swam the Straits of Gibraltar on 13 June and raised over £1,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 18 Jun

Staffordshire cottage garden – open for charity

Keen gardeners Margaret and Peter Hargreaves from Barton-under-Needwood in Staffordshire will be opening their idyllic English cottage garden again this year to raise vital funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

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