September is World Alzheimer's Month.
September is World Alzheimer's Month. Worldwide, 35 million people and their families are
affected by dementia. Join us by raising awareness, reducing stigma and sharing your story.
Together, we can help end Alzheimer's.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in
Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's
LifeScience Moment: Diet drug fen-phen was taken off the market."
On September 15, 1997, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories and Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, manufacturers of the popular off-label obesity
combination therapy known as fen-phen, agreed to a voluntary withdrawal.
Reports demonstrated a large proportion of patients taking these drugs exhibited abnormal echocardiograms, which could indicate
adverse effects on the heart — even though they lacked other symptoms.
It's a Small World
Yersinia Pestis, Rocky Mountain Laboratories
"The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice. "
Mahatma Gandhi, Spiritual/political leader