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Mental Health Foundation
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- Small study shows that diabetes drug may affect a common sign of Alzheimer's disease
Reports today claim that a diabetes drug could 'stop Alzheimer's in its tracks'. This is from a small study that showed some improvements in how the brain uses energy but not in cognitive tests.
- Rudgwick schoolgirl raising vital funds for Alzheimer's Society with teddy tombola
An 11 year-old schoolgirl from Rudgwick has taken up the challenge of holding a teddy adoption tombola at Rudgwick Village Day on Sunday 1 May to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society.
- Lowering toxic by-products in fruit flies gives new insight into Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s
Research published today, Monday 25 April, in PNAS, could offer new insights into the causes of neurodegeneration seen in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.