News archive for March 2011
Published: 21 March 2011
Scientists have developed a new way of administering drugs to the brain to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published on Sunday 20 March 2011 in ‘Nature Biotechnology’.
Published: 18 March 2011
Gavin and Stacey actress Ruth Jones stayed with a Bromley couple as part of a film about dementia to be shown tonight (Friday 18 March) on BBC One’s Comic Relief 2011.
Published: 16 March 2011
The new commissioning models will not meet the challenge of the growing need for dementia care according to a new study by the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr).
Alzheimer's Society website shortlisted for best website in prestigious science communications awards
Published: 10 March 2011
Alzheimer’s Society is delighted to announce that our website has been nominated for an award at the prestigious Association of Medical Research Charities’ (AMRC) Science Communication Awards 2011.
Published: 8 March 2011
A new brain scan which can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s is being trialled at memory services in Croydon, Lambeth and Southwark.
Published: 4 March 2011
For the first time scientists have been able to re-grow the brain cells that die early in Alzheimer's disease according to a study published today (Friday 4 March) in the journal Stem Cells.