Sir Terry Pratchett, British fantasy author and satirist best known for his forty-volume series of Discworld novels, which included The Colour of Magic, Hogfather, and Snuff, passed away today after an eight-year battle with Alzheimer's disease.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general is trying to stop a manufacturer from discontinuing its drug widely used to treat Alzheimer's patients. He argues the manufacturer is illegally driving patients to its newer patented drug to avoid losses from cheaper generic alternatives coming out next year.
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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New studies show that the rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries even though the total number of cases continues to rise because more people are living to an old age.