matrix: the news and media magazine of the british science fiction association
Issue 187
March 2008
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FEATURES
- best SF movies ever!…1960s
- snatched moments
- year of the gamer - 2007
- i, zombie: a ghoulish icon
- marvel vs dc
- just two men...
- seduction of the innocent 9
- checkpoint
- a 'vision' of the future
REVIEWS
- i am legend
- the golden compass
- cloverfield
- sweeney todd
- southland tales
- in the shadow of the moon
- battlestar galactica - razor
- jumper
NEWS
- arthur c. clarke r.i.p
- world of science
- what controversy?
- reaching number 1
- the air of success
- ttacon 9
- picocon
- one in a million
- fans in orbit
- it's all a question of endings
EVENTS
- eastercon: orbital
- p-con 5
- alt.fiction
- sci-fi london
- fforde ffiesta
- eurocon/roscon
- ...all events
DVD RELEASES
- primeval
- beowulf
- theory of everything
- town called eureka
- the laughing man
- bender's big score
- ...view all
BOOK RELEASES
- myth-understandings
- the reef
- dark blood
- blue war
- deluge
- swiftly
- ...view all
MUSIC RELEASES
- dream theatre
- muse
- omd
- panic at the disco
- the gutter twins
- joy division
- ...view all
ARCHIVE
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NEWS: One In A Million: Match It for Pratchett
Alzheimer’s afflicts 24 million people worldwide
The disease can begin many years before it is eventually diagnosed.
Mental stimulation, exercise and a balanced diet are recommended for suffers
Reports show that cannabis slows down memory loss.

by Ian Whates

Terry PratchettIn December 2007, Terry Pratchett’s many fans were shocked by the news that he had been diagnosed with a rare early-onset form of Alzheimer’s.



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