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QD: News Every Day--ACE inhibitors may slow cognitive decline of dementia

Researchers at two university centers in Ireland compared the rates of cognitive decline in 361 patients who had either been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia or a mix of
February 2020

Tai chi improves balance in patients with Parkinson’s

Though there is no evidence generalizing this finding to other causes of balance disorder, like strokes or Alzheimer's disease, tai chi seems to me to be a very reasonable and ... Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson’s disease (New
February 2020

Screening for inflammation with hsCRP

disease. CRP is an acute phase reactant, so its level may go up with infection or trauma. ... Framingham risk was calculated at less than 1%. My patient had astutely read of an association of between elevated CRP and Alzheimer's disease risk (which has
February 2020

Medical marijuana use … ready, fire, aim!

It helps nausea, neuropathic (nerve) pain, glaucoma, muscle spasms, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, hepatitis C, migraines, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and numerous other ailments. ... If you had a chronic disease, would you
February 2020

Alzheimer's, genomics and the personal utility of testing

In this MKSAP image, an MRI scan shows bilateral hippocampal atrophy (arrows), a typical feature of Alzheimer's disease, as well as mild, diffuse cortical atrophy. ... Our understanding of Alzheimer's disease is rapidly expanding, fueled by advances
November 2009

A taxonomy of medical humor

It appears your wife has either Alzheimer’s Disease or HIV-AIDS. I’m awaiting further tests.” The husband, dismayed, responds, “That’s awful Doc! ... Clearly there are more jokes about AIDS and Alzheimer’s than there are about the common cold.
February 2020

Keys to taking a neurological history

Episodic memory is the kind susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, Wernicke encephalopathy, or herpes simplex encephalitis. ... Testing the first cranial nerve, olfaction, is essential to screening for degenerative processes such as Parkinson's disease and
July 2016

Brain dysfunction persists long after a serious illness

Other times she's very lethargic and only answers questions with a word or two. ... 26% were even worse and had scores similar to patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.
February 2020

Risks of diclofenac sodium, fosamprenavir calcium detailed

The vaccine was approved using the FDA's accelerated approval pathway based on demonstrations that the vaccine induced levels of antibodies in the blood likely to be effective in preventing seasonal ... The first generic versions of donepezil
February 2010

SPRINT prompts new debate on BP targets

Alzheimer's disease can be one of the more frustrating diseases to manage, because, as experts explain in our story , none of the available therapies offer much benefit. ... patients with Alzheimer's disease.
March 2016

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