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Posted on 05 Feb

Local writer’s dream comes true for Alzheimer’s research

Former English teacher and community worker, Wendy Godfrey, 81, from Abbeydale, Gloucester, has achieved her life-long ambition of writing a book and donated £1,000 from the proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

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Posted on 27 Jan

City of London Choir’s glorious moment for Alzheimer’s research

The City of London Choir will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust when it returns to one of the country’s most prestigious venues, the Barbican Hall, in London, on Saturday 27 February, for a 7.30pm performance.

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Posted on 26 Jan

Grand opportunity to share memories for Alzheimer’s research

A star studded memory wall will be on display in the Grand Arcade shopping centre, in the heart of Cambridge, on Saturday 6 February, as part of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s Memories Matter campaign.

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Posted on 25 Jan

New report reveals true impact of dementia on UK

Dementia affects 820,000, costing the UK £23 billion each year – Alzheimer’s Research Trust study

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Posted on 18 Jan

Music and video mix rock for Alzheimer’s research

One of the world’s greatest bass guitar talents, Stuart Hamm, has joined forces with London musician Andy Edwards to record an album and shoot a video, to raise awareness of the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 14 Jan

Eye test may ‘transform’ Alzheimer’s diagnosis

British scientists have developed a new technique for measuring brain cell death in real time in animals. If the technique can be developed to be used in people, it could offer hope for way to diagnose Alzheimer’s at an early stage.

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Posted on 13 Jan

Worcestershire fundraiser bags money for Alzheimer’s

Enterprising fundraiser, Charlotte Carver, from Upton upon Severn in Worcestershire, has designed The Charity Shopper bag with the aim of raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust as well as the Mental Health Foundation and Wellbeing of Women.

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Posted on 13 Jan

Blood pressure drugs lower risk of Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Boston University have found that drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease could delay or prevent Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 13 Jan

Loss of smell may predict Alzheimer’s

US scientists working with mice have linked a loss of smell function with the build up of amyloid, the toxic protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Posted on 08 Jan

3k raised by charity football match in memory of Stuart Flood

Snow didn’t stop play on Boxing Day when a charity football match went ahead at the Llantwit Fardre Football Club, in Tonteg, near Pontypridd, in memory of 28 year old care worker Stuart Flood, who died suddenly in November.

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