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In the news – Dementia, Drugs, and Dolphins

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneKaty StubbsEd PinchesGlyn Morris

Scientists in Scotland are investigating a potential prevention strategy for Alzheimer’s using light to stimulate brainwaves. The £50,000 research project in Strathclyde, Scotland, is part of £600,000 worth of new funding by Alzheimer’s Research UK in the country announced recently. The story was covered by the BBC. Read the full story on this fascinating project […]

In the news – Maps, Menopause and Mount Fuji

Ed Pinches

Percentage of the week 2.8% Percentage of the population of Christchurch who have dementia. Dementia ‘hotspots’ across the UK were highlighted in two interactive maps we launched this week revealing the scale of the condition across the country. Coastal areas in the south are some of the worst affected. Take a look at the picture […]

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The Blood and the Brain – where is the link?

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneKaty StubbsEd PinchesGlyn Morris

Dementia affects many of us, with devastating effects on individuals, families and friends. While we currently lack effective treatments to prevent the condition, new research is constantly advancing and changing our understanding of the diseases which lead to it. Just last week we reported news of a study from the US reporting that women who […]