Monthly Archives: December 2014

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The SHAPED Study

23 December 2014

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We are now at the end of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch, profiling one research study each day that is available on Join Dementia Research – the new online service that connects volunteers with researchers around the country. Today’s study will look into the often distressing symptom that affects up to two million people in the UK – visual hallucinations. […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The Gantenerumab Trial

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We are almost at the end of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch! Every day since the 1st December, we’ve highlighted just one of the many studies that are recruiting volunteers now through ‘Join dementia research’. This is the new online service that allows volunteers for research to be connected quickly with studies and researchers around the country. Today we are […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘CANN’ Study

22 December 2014

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Christmas is near, and so too is the end of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch – our study-a-day tour of ‘Join dementia research’, the new online service connecting volunteers and dementia research studies. Now the holiday season has arrived, and we’ll all be tucking into big meals, it’s the best time to look at how a supplemented diet could help […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – ‘Deep and Frequent Phenotyping’

21 December 2014

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As part of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch, we are profiling a study each day that is available on ‘Join dementia research – the new online service connecting volunteers to research studies around the country. Today we hear about the ‘Deep and Frequent Phenotyping’ Study, that hopes to produce new ways of diagnosing dementia before symptoms even arise. Aims […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The MK8931 Trial

20 December 2014

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Continuing #24DaysOfDementiaResearch, we are focusing on research into medication that could be used to successfully treat Mild Cognitive Impairment. This study, and many others, are available on ‘Join dementia research’ – a new online service that allows volunteers to discover and participate in dementia research studies around the country. Aims of the Study This study aims […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘ACDC’ Study

19 December 2014

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Yesterday, as part of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch we looked at a study on ‘Join dementia research’ investigating the often upsetting hallucinations that can occur as part of Lewy Body dementias. Today, we can examine the very first study that hopes to reduce these hallucinations. All of these studies are available on ‘Join dementia research’, the new online […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘VEEG-Stim’ Study

18 December 2014

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‘Join dementia research’ is the new online service that will help volunteers discover and join research studies into dementia around the country. Each day until Christmas, we’re looking at one study recruiting through Join dementia research as part of our #24DaysOfDementiaResearch. Today’s study is called ‘VEEG-Stim’, and is aimed at using technology to help us […]

‘Join dementia research’ Holiday Opening Times

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Please note that over Christmas and New Year 2014 the ‘Join dementia research’ charity partner helplines will be closed as follows: Alzheimer’s Research UK (0300 111 5 111) This helpline will close at 13:00 on Wednesday 24th December. It will then reopen at 09:00 on Friday 2nd January, from which point normal opening hours will […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘AMPLE’ Study

17 December 2014

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Welcome to the latest post in our series, showcasing a different research study each day in the run-up to Christmas, and letting you know how you can get involved with ‘Join dementia research’. Today, we introduce the ‘AMPLE’ study, which is based at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. The study investigates ‘amyloid imaging’ for the observable characteristics of Dementia with Lewy […]

‘Join dementia research’ featured in INSIGHT magazine

16 December 2014

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‘Join dementia research’ has been featured in the first edition of the brand new NIHR CRN INSIGHT magazine! The item gives a comprehensive overview of the service, along with progress so far in the London area (where it is being evaluated), and includes quotes from interviews with Dr Joanne Rodda, a Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, and a […]

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Monthly Archives: December 2014

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