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Posted on 16 Mar

House of Commons Committee condemns lack of priority for dementia

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the Department of Health’s National Dementia Strategy for not affording dementia “the same status as other national priorities such as cancer and stroke”.

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Posted on 15 Mar

Reading toilet roll tower to topple Alzheimer’s

Singer, actress and playwright Eleanor Bennet is aiming for a Guinness World Record on Saturday 27 March when she builds the world’s tallest toilet roll tower at the Broad Street Mall in Reading to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

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Posted on 12 Mar

Cambridge Philharmonic Society raises money for Alzheimer’s research

The Cambridge Philharmonic Society will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust when it holds a collection at its performance of J S Bach’s monumental B Minor Mass on Sunday 21 March.

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Posted on 09 Mar

Mother’s Day song supports Alzheimer’s Research Trust

Singer, songwriter, actress and playwright Eleanor Bennet has released her premier single, Mother and Child, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. On the run up to Mother’s Day, the song has wo

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Posted on 04 Mar

The progress of Alzheimer’s research – free public meeting

Exciting information about recent progress in Alzheimer’s research will be examined at a free public meeting in Southampton on Wednesday 17 March.

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Posted on 03 Mar

Sea squirt helps Alzheimer’s researchers

Researchers at San Diego State University suggest that the sea squirt, a tiny marine tube-like animal, could prove useful in studying Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 03 Mar

Greater purpose in life associated with reduced Alzheimer’s risk

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, US, found thatpeople who report having greater purpose in their lives appear less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings are published in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.

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Posted on 18 Feb

Dr David Dawbarn 1957-2010

It is with great sadness that we report the death of David Dawbarn on January 27th 2010.

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Posted on 17 Feb

Call for volunteers as support soars for Cambridge Alzheimer’s charity

The Cambridge-based Alzheimer’s Research Trust is calling for volunteers to help its fundraising efforts as support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity reaches new heights.

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Posted on 09 Feb

Alzheimer’s Research Trust launch nationwide TV appeal

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust launches a nationwide TV campaign to raise awareness of the urgent need for more research into the devastating diseases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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