Crisis Care 101
MILLIONS of people worldwide suffer from neurodegenerative disorders and, because most of these illnesses start later in life, numbers will grow in the future as more people live longer. For these diseases, there is currently neither a cure nor an effective treatment. Source: Erich E. Wanker PhD, Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Molekulare Genetik, Ihnestrasse 73, D-14195 Berlin, Germany.
It is not just neurological disorders which take their toll, however and it has recently been reported that discrimination upon on the grounds of age is to be allowed in the prescription of medicines. So your doctor now looks at your date of birth before looking at you. Is this because you are passed your "sell-by date" and the bean counters say you cost too much?