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Abbott pledges $200 million to fight dementia

The Coalition pledges to help make Australia a world leader in Alzheimer’s fight. The Coalition will provide $200 million over five years for dementia research if elected, Opposition leader Tony Abbott announced in late August. About 1700 new cases of ...

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Spend on dementia research criticised

Despite the impending epidemic, annual spend on dementia research is $20 million, compared to $160 million for cancer. The release of the ‘World Alzheimer Report 2010’ in Sydney recently has reinforced the seriousness of the impending dementia epidemic, but it ...

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