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The UKโ€™s leading dementia research charity dedicated to making life-changing breakthroughs in diagnosis, prevention, treatment & cure #MakeBreakthroughsPossible

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3 hours ago
โ€œThis film is such a valuable resource not only for demystifying hallucinations as a key feature of LBD but also for highlighting strategies for how to live with them.' - Des Watch #AnotherPresenceFilm this Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week. #DottyDays
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20 hours ago
1 in 5 people who died from #COVID19 during 2021 & 2022 had dementia, according to figures released by the @ONS today โ€“ a stark reminder of the growing challenge we face in tackling the condition, and the urgent need to address it.
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a day ago
If you want to help make sure dementia research is a priority for the government, sign up to hear more about our campaigns here. โฌ‡๏ธ๐Ÿคฉ
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a day ago
A huge thank you to all our campaigners for your hard work promoting Alzheimerโ€™s Research UKโ€™s call for a Dementia Medicines Taskforce. Our Campaigns Team have a special message for you! โฌ‡๏ธ๐Ÿ‘€๐ŸŽฅ
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a day ago
Endure24 is a running event like no other: an epic course, a festival style event campsite, and the opportunity to take on an exciting challenge alone, or with up to 12 friends! Take on this bucket list event in Reading or Leeds in 2023 ๐Ÿ‘‡
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2 days ago
Read our full comment from David Thomas ( @david_rt84 ), Head of Policy at ARUK. ๐Ÿ‘‡
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2 days ago
Building on this new UK-wide plan โ€“ which aims to boost research into all diseases โ€“ we're calling on Government to convene a #DementiaMedicinesTaskforce as part of the forthcoming 10 Year Dementia Plan, to act as the necessary catalyst to develop new dementia treatments.
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2 days ago
Due to historic underinvestment, dementia research is playing catch up when compared to other conditions. Did you know there is just one dementia researcher for every four cancer researchers in the UK?
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2 days ago
We welcome new Government plans to make the UK a world leader in delivering cutting-edge clinical research, but more must be done to ensure this vision is translated in dementia research.
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Department of Health and Social Care
2 days ago
Patients across the UK will benefit from faster diagnosis and quicker access to treatments as a result of a ยฃ175 million investment we're making in clinical research ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ”ฌ This will also save lives and help to bust the Covid backlogs.
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2 days ago
A big #ThankYouThursday to Kay Harland, who has abseiled the Spinnaker Tower in aid of Alzheimerโ€™s Research UK at the age of 93! Kay's latest adventure, in memory of her mother, has raised over ยฃ1,000 for dementia research. Donate here ๐Ÿ‘‡
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2 days ago
Post-menopause, women experience a change in hormone levels, and new research suggests that the menopause is also linked to increased blood vessel damage in the brain. Read our coverage here ๐Ÿ‘‡(2/3)
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2 days ago
In Davina McCallโ€™s recent documentary, she talks about the menopause and how hormone replacement therapy could help reduce her risk of developing Alzheimerโ€™s. Link: (1/3)
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2 days ago
Are you signed up our 31 Miles in July Facebook challenge? Weโ€™re excited to be launching #TeamARUK text updates! Receive messages of support and encouragement from our team direct to your phone! Donโ€™t miss out and update your permissions via our form -
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