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NIHR Dissemination Centre: a key source of health research evidence

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) has set-up a new Dissemination Centre to make health research evidence easier to reach for those who need it.  It provides clear, relevant and useful information about the latest research for people working in health and social care, as well as patients. Hundreds of the […]

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Potential for primary prevention of Alzheimer’s

CLAHRC research into preventive potential of modifiable risk factors for dementia This research estimated the population-attributable risk of Alheimer’s worldwide for seven potentially modifiable risk factors that have consistent evidence of an association with the disease (diabetes, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, physical inactivity, depression, smoking and low educational attainment). After […]

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Health Research Authority Update

New HRA Approval Process HRA Approval is the new approval that will be required for research to commence in the NHS in England. It is a new process that comprises a review by a Research Ethics Committee (where applicable) as well as an assessment of regulatory compliance and related matters undertaken […]

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Annabel Price: anonymised clinical data to examine temporal trends in dementia diagnosis

Annabel Price is a CLARHC Fellow 2014 and Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT). She is based in the Liaison Psychiatry for Older People (LPOP) team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Project: DiAgNostic pracTice in dEmentia (DANTE): Use of routine anonymised NHS secondary care records to examine presentation, […]

Louise Lafortune: midlife approaches to prevent or delay the onset of disability, dementia and frailty in later life

Louise Lafortune is Senior Research Associate in the Dementia, Fraily and End of Life Care Research theme. Research team: Louise Lafortune, Sarah Kelly, Steven Martin, Isla Kuhn, Andy Cowan, Carol Brayne Background Despite a wealth of evidence on the association between low physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, diet, and ill […]