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Dementia research 'needs more funding'


More than 820,000 people are suffering from dementia in the UK, higher than previously thought. The cost to the economy is £23bn a year, greater than the cost of cancer, according to the Alzheimer's Research Trust.

Rebecca Wood, the trust's chief executive, and Health Minister Phil Hope discuss the shortage of funding into the disease.


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