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Dr Carol Routledge

COVID-19 – The dementia research field adapts

Dr Carol Routledge

It hardly needs to be said that the whole country is going through a very challenging time as we take steps to limit the impact of the coronavirus. Almost every walk of life will have been impacted by the outbreak and our thoughts are with all of those affected. People with dementia are likely to […]

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How can wearables revolutionise the detection of dementia?

Dr Carol Routledge

Today we’re announcing an ambitious project that will transform research efforts and revolutionise the way we spot the early stages of diseases like Alzheimer’s. The Early Detection of Neurodegenerative diseases (EDoN) initiative is spearheaded by Alzheimer’s Research UK and brings together 14 leading research and support organisations, working to develop innovative ways to pick up […]

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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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Behind the headlines: Football and dementia

Dr Carol Routledge

Scientists have today announced results from the Football’s InfluencE on Lifelong Health and Dementia Risk (FIELD) study. This is the largest study to date looking back at the long-term health of professional football players, including their risk of dementia. The results will naturally raise questions from anyone interested in the sport, so here’s everything you […]

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Thanks for sharing

Dr Carol Routledge

Over the last few weeks we’ve been asking you to Share the Orange and help to spread our powerful campaign video featuring Hollywood star Samuel L. Jackson. Taking the time to watch the video will help many people to better understand the nature of diseases like Alzheimer’s, but by sharing it, the impact grows, and […]

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