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Dementia risk reduction – supporting research to develop the evidence base

Kirsty MaraisClare van LyndenSusan MitchellEmily CookEmma HardwickHelen DaviesMelody Paton Borchardt

There is increasing recognition that a mixture of genetic, lifestyle and health factors are likely to contribute to whether someone develops dementia at a particular age. The growing evidence base has linked a number of risk factors to dementia, including smoking, lack of exercise, low education, high blood pressure, and diabetes, with some studies now […]

CAstle RidE for Alzheimer’s

Cearon O'Flynn

Cearon O’Flynn took on his own fundraising challenge, CAstle RidE for Alzheimer’s, in memory of his nan Dorothy Stockey, who died with Alzheimer’s disease in 2004 at the age of 81. As a dad-of-three, who works as a business solutions analyst, Cearon trained whenever he could ahead of the event, which involved cycling hundreds of […]

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