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Canada and France host second Global Dementia Legacy Event

11 September 2014 - Dementia experts from around the world will meet today in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss creating better partnerships between academia-industry, and how to better facilitate innovation in dementia strategies for treatment, care and risk reduction. [read more]

World Dementia Council announces next steps

2 September 2014 - The World Dementia Council has announced the next steps in its drive to speed up dementia research and increase investment. The plans were agreed at its second meeting at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris in July. [read more]

Research links low levels of vitamin D to increased dementia risk

7 August 2014 - New research has suggested people with vitamin D deficencies in the blood may be twice as likely to develop dementia. However, researchers have warned that it is too early to recommend the vitamin as a preventative treatment for the disease. [read more]

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