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Drugmakers are linking with eight UK universities in a £16m public-private partnership to speed up research into dementia by studying data from 2m people in the world's largest such project. The new UK Dementias Research Platform will investigate the causes of dementia by tracking volunteers, aged 50 and over, who are taking part in existing population studies such as UK Biobank and the Million Women Study.

[link url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/18/us-health-dementia-britain-idUSKBN0ET35U20140618]Full Reuters Health report[/link]

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