Archive | August, 2018

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If at first you don’t succeed: My Jurassic Coast Experience

Diane Hill

In 2016, Diane Hill was inspired to take on a 100km trek for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the chosen charity of her employer, AXA Insurance – but the challenge didn’t go as planned. Instead it sparked a two-year journey that saw her transform her fitness levels and last month, Diane successfully ran and walked 100km non-stop […]

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Walnuts And Wheelnuts: raising funds doing what we do best!

Davie McGirr

There is only one thing on my mind this morning –  the open road. To be fair when I say just one thing I’m actually thinking of a couple of other related things – guitars, sausages, bagpipes, vineyards, fiddles, idyllic hillsides and extraordinary breakfasts. It’s a month or so since The Walnuts came home from […]

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Why don’t we think about brain health in the same way we think about heart health?

Dr Matthew Norton

This is a cross-post with the Royal Society for Public Health.   Although we haven’t seen any new treatments for dementia in over 15 years, there has been considerable progress in research to understand the underlying diseases. Recent developments in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, including the development of molecular biomarkers of the disease, present […]

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