Finding a cure for dementia needs a 'global endeavour'

As the government prepares to double its investments in dementia research, ITV News' Health Editor Catherine Jones, says a cure needs a "global endeavour".

She speaks to Alzheimer's patient Sylvia in this special report.

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PM calls for 'immediate action to develop dementia drugs'

David Cameron has called for real action by drug companies to tackle what he called one of the greatest enemies of humanity - dementia. The Prime Minister pointed to a market failure, with the launch of only three dementia drugs in 15 years.