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Posted on 01 Oct

Neuroticism and other personality traits in midlife linked to Alzheimer’s risk

A new 38-year study has linked personality traits, such as neuroticism combined with introversion, to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in women.

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Posted on 26 Sep

Meet the scientists at free public event to raise dementia awareness

Scientists from Yorkshire are inviting the public to a free meeting in Sheffield on 30 September, to find out more about current dementia research.

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Posted on 25 Sep

Turmeric compound boosts brain stem cells in rats

Researchers in Germany have found that aromatic turmerone, a compound found in the plant turmeric, can boost the generation of stem cells in the brains of rats.

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Posted on 24 Sep

Mild memory problems in older people linked to increased dementia risk

A new study suggests that older people who report problems with their memory may be more likely to develop dementia later on.

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Posted on 19 Sep

Dementia funding boost for Nottingham scientist

Pioneering dementia geneticist Prof Kevin Morgan, from The University of Nottingham, has received over £300k from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 19 Sep

Southampton researchers receive dementia funding boost

Three researchers at the University of Southampton have received awards from Alzheimer’s Research UK to allow them to conduct their pioneering research

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Posted on 19 Sep

Cambridge dementia scientists get £2.3m boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK

Dementia research in Cambridge has been given a £2.3m boost this year from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 16 Sep

Alzheimer’s funding boost for Manchester scientist

Dr Richard Unwin receives £30k award to build a molecular map of Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 15 Sep

Researchers gather in Leicester to share dementia findings with public

Scientists from the Midlands are inviting the public to a free meeting in Leicester on the 29 September, to discuss current dementia research.

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Posted on 15 Sep

Blood group linked to risk of memory problems in later life

Researchers based in the United States have discovered a possible link between the AB blood type and an increased risk of memory and thinking problems in later life.

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