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Down’s syndrome and dementia: what’s the link?

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeeverKaty Stubbs

It often comes as a surprise to people that there’s a link between Down’s syndrome and dementia. But more than 60% of people with Down’s syndrome will develop Alzheimer’s – the most common form of dementia – before the age of 60. With our help, scientists are unravelling why. Genetic duplication in Down’s syndrome The […]

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Peculiar Pedal Power

Miranda JohnsonYosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

I commute to the Alzheimer’s Research UK office on my Brompton, a small but perfectly formed example of British engineering. I have inventively named him Brom. Brom and I rarely stray from our route to work but this August we went a little wild and took part in the World Brompton Championships at Goodwood Motor Circuit.

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Is this fundraising call genuine?

Marissa StewartJoanne Fearne-GreenCarolyne Coupel

Some supporters have called us asking if a telephone call from a fundraiser calling on our behalf is genuine. In these days of scams and nuisance calls, it’s important that the genuine calls from Alzheimer’s Research UK and other charities you support are easy to identify. Here’s our top ten tips for checking that a […]

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