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When would you want to know you had Alzheimer’s disease?

Prof Jonathan Schott

Would you want to know if you or a loved one had Alzheimer’s – a disease that currently has no treatments to slow, stop or prevent it – before you developed symptoms? This is understandably a frightening and tough question to answer. In Alzheimer’s Research UK’s new report, Detecting and Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease, we discovered […]

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Another year of progress for dementia research

Dr Carol Routledge

Our Director of Research, Dr Carol Routledge, looks back at some of the most exciting areas of progress in dementia research over the past 12 months. Dementia is a condition that has an enormous impact on millions of lives around the globe and a financial impact of over $1 trillion – more than the whole […]

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My year as a volunteer

Katie Foster

This International Volunteer Day, we asked Alzheimer’s Research UK Shropshire Fundraising Group leader Katie Foster to give an insight into her year in volunteering. The group has had a fantastic year and recently celebrated exceeding the £50,000 mark following their formation in 2017. Here, Katie explains what motivates her to keep doing her bit to […]

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