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16 October 2014 is World Food Day

Find out about EU-funded research related to food, agriculture and the bioeconomy

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tree as a metaphor of the human head
Reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia - World ...

Dementia is a group of degenerative diseases typically affecting the cognitive abilities of the elderly population. According to the World Health Organization, the estimated proportion of the general population aged 60 and over with dementia at a given time is between 2 to 8 per 100 people. Currently, there is no cure and, with rising numbers of elderly people, there is a pressing need for funding in dementia research.