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Latest news

Obesity in mid-life increases the risk of developing dementia

20 August 2014

Obesity in mid-life is linked to a heightened risk of dementia in later life, concludes an observational study published online today (Wednesday 20 August) in Postgraduate Medical Journal.

Fundraising news

Sporty solicitors raise great sums of money for Alzheimer's Society

Employees of Taylor and Emmet LLP in Sheffield fundraising for Alzheimer's Society

22 August 2014

Employees of Taylor & Emmet LLP in Sheffield have been getting active to raise money for Alzheimer's Society.

General news

Thorough review of NHS Continuing Care needed

19 August 2014

Wide variations in the provision of NHS Continuing Care funding for people with dementia have been uncovered in a new report by Sally Keeble, former MP and Labour prospective parliamentary candidate.

Research news

DNA modification linked to Alzheimer's disease

17 August 2014

Markers added to DNA around the ANK1 gene could be linked to brain changes in Alzheimer's disease, according to new research published in Nature Neuroscience today (Sunday 17 August 2014).

Celebrity news

Carey Mulligan attends Alzheimer's Society Fundraiser

Carey Mulligan with her Skylight co-stars, Bill Night and Matthew Beard.

31 July 2014

Bafta-winning actress and Alzheimer's Society ambassador Carey Mulligan attended the charity fundraising event at the Wyndham Theatre, following her performance in the British play Skylight.