New international guidelines to identify dementia with Lewy bodies

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New guidelines have been published on the clinical and physical indicators to help ensure patients with dementia with Lewy bodies get an accurate diagnosis and the best care possible. Scientists at Newcastle University have led an international team of experts …

Mednet & Attigo’s 2017 Charity Walk

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The Mednet & Attigo teams are going on a charity walk on the 16th June 2017. All proceeds will go to The Lewy Body Society. The challenging 27.5 km hike will start in Bingley and wind it’s way into Leeds. They …

Michael J Fox Foundation Research Grant

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We are pleased to advise that Dr Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi has been awarded the Michael J Fox Foundation research grant. The project is very much related to her PhD work which was funded by The Lewy Body Society. Marzena has provided …

Hexham Golf Club – Ladies Captain

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We are delighted that Jan Rossiter, Hexham G.C.Ladies’ Captain for 2017 has made The Lewy Body Society her chosen charity. Jan’s term of office starts Thursday 23 February 2017 and we thank her for her support. Find out more at …

The Cambridge University Raising and Giving Society (RAG) 2017 calendar

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The Cambridge University Raising and Giving Society (RAG)  has produced an unusual 2017 calendar , the profits from which will be going to the Lewy Body Society and Help Refugees. The calendar features  stunning photos of  illustrious Cambridge Blues athletes …

Dementia Research – East Anglia

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Allison Bentley is a Dementia Research Nurse working in Cambridge, who has developed a special interest in the physical (autonomic) symptoms associated with Lewy body disease. Lewy body disease can sometimes affect a person’s autonomic (involuntary) nervous system, which leads …