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For those who have Alzheimer’s disease and the families who love them, the toll the illness takes on memory, cognitive functioning, and day-to-day life can be devastating, and only gets more difficult as the disease progresses. While there is no cure, early diagnosis and intervention can facilitate treatments and medication regimes that can slow the disease’s progress and improve quality of life.
Imagine you could no longer walk. Picture not being able to play with your kids or give them a hug. Envision a future in which you couldn’t make a living or provide for your family. Think about not being able to care for yourself or perform the most basic tasks. All of these things – plus a lifetime of costly medical treatment, rehabilitation, and other care needs – are the reality for the millions of Americans living with paralysis caused by a spinal cord injury.
Three U.S. drug manufacturers have agreed to voluntarily recall various drugs containing the active ingredient valsartan over fears that some of the medicines could be tainted with a known human carcinogen.