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Behind the Headlines: A 20% drop in UK dementia incidence rates

Kirsty MaraisKaty RiddickClare van LyndenRebecca TracySusan Mitchell

In the headlines today, we’re seeing reports of a study showing some welcome changes in the numbers of people developing dementia over the last two decades. The news is based on the latest in a series of studies published in recent years, suggesting that the numbers of new cases may not be rising as quickly […]

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Why I’m Racing The Tide

Ross Proctor

It’s been a year since AXA Insurance partnered with Alzheimer’s Research UK to help raise awareness of this cruel condition and of course to raise as much money as we can to power the fight to defeat dementia. Right from the beginning, I was passionate about the cause. I have no personal experience of dementia […]

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Using computers to decode Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Dr Laura PhippsDr Emma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeever

It might sound like something from a science fiction movie but computers are telling us more and more about the human brain and how it works. In 2013, the European Commission launched a multi-million pound Human Brain Project (HBP) with the goal of integrating work from multiple research teams to create a supercomputer simulation of […]

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Scientist Focus: Dr Neil Oxtoby

Dr Laura PhippsDr Emma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeever

Dr Neil Oxtoby from UCL (University College London) has just been awarded a little over £100,000 from Alzheimer’s Research UK and three other global international funders through an initiative called Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases (BAND). BAND is supporting 11 international research projects to better characterise the similarities and differences between diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. […]

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