Navigation Links
Many Alzheimer's patients get drugs with opposing effects
Date:10/25/2011

lso, anticholinergics are often given to counteract the side effects of cholinesterase inhibitors, which are one of the few available treatments for people with Alzheimer's. Dr. Boudreau hopes the study raises awareness about the potential inappropriateness of prescribing both types of drugsand stimulate discussions about the best way to make therapeutic decisions for people with Alzheimer's.

"Providers, families, and patients should carefully consider the extent to which demonstrated benefits or harms in an individual patient justify long-term use of these drugs," said Dr. Boudreau. "A good first step is to have clearly agreed-upon goals for therapy and a plan to monitor for effects and side effects." Now Group Health Research Institute scientists have started to work with Group Health Cooperative on steps like these to improve the quality of care.


'/>"/>

Contact: Rebecca Hughes
hughes.r@ghc.org
206-287-2055
Group Health Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mood, cognition and sleep patterns improve in Alzheimers patients after cataract surgery
2. Vitamin B-based treatment for corneal disease may offer some patients a permanent solution
3. Rehab helps heart patients live longer -- but they have to show up
4. Biomarker detects graft-versus-host-disease in cancer patients after bone marrow transplant
5. PATH B, a comprehensive support program in Europe for patients with chronic hepatitis B launched
6. NIPPV linked to increased hospital mortality rates in small group of patients
7. Hospital patients suffer in shift shuffle
8. ASE-EAE to issue guidelines for the echocardiographic evaluation of cancer patients
9. Start HIV Drug Treatment Early in Patients With TB: Studies
10. Early HIV treatment dramatically increases survival in patients co-infected with tuberculosis
11. Most breast cancer patients do not have breast reconstruction surgery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Many Alzheimer's patients get drugs with opposing effects
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Telehealth represents a growing trend among ... handle the telehealth services of more than 12 Blues plan clients. The September ... takes a look this growing trend, interviewing executives at Capital Blue Cross, whose telehealth ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... In “Failure Lab: Weight Loss Surgery was ... August 25th, writer Akela Stanfield detailed her lifelong struggle with obesity that eventually led ... had always seen herself as someone who would lose weight through sheer self-control, the ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Splashtop Inc., the ... to its screen mirroring and extending product line -- Splashtop Wired XDisplay ... in local WIFI setting, the new Splashtop Wired XDisplay delivers enhanced performance and ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Good health and a good ... Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) donated $11,000 to the New Jersey Golf Foundation ... foundation at the start of The Barclays, Horizon BCBSNJ challenged PGA TOUR golfer and ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... combining both naturopathic and allopathic medicine, opens its second location this week at ... features roughly 1000 square feet of lounge space for patients to relax while ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AIS Newsletter Focuses on Growing Telehealth Trend Among Blues Plans 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Focuses on Growing Telehealth Trend Among Blues Plans 3Health News:Recent Editorial on Bariatric Surgery Acceptance Illuminates a Typical Journey Towards Weight Loss Surgery, Notes Dr. Michael Feiz 2Health News:Splashtop Launches Wired XDisplay, the Fastest Screen Sharing Solution for Extending and Mirroring Your Computer Screen to Mobile Devices 2Health News:Splashtop Launches Wired XDisplay, the Fastest Screen Sharing Solution for Extending and Mirroring Your Computer Screen to Mobile Devices 3Health News:Horizon BCBSNJ’s Healthy Steps Challenge Raises an Additional $6,000 for the NJ Golf Foundation with Help from PGA TOUR Golfer Morgan Hoffmann 2Health News:Horizon BCBSNJ’s Healthy Steps Challenge Raises an Additional $6,000 for the NJ Golf Foundation with Help from PGA TOUR Golfer Morgan Hoffmann 3Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 2Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 3Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 4
... Institution in Washington, D.C. has joined Arizona State University ... sustaining a biodiverse planet. On Feb. 12, Secretary Wayne ... M. Crow launched a global classroom with one ... the tropical landscapes of Panama. The partnership ...
... , ... a leading provider of consumer driven telemedicine solutions announced that it closed a $5 million ... ... provider of consumer driven telemedicine solutions that drive down healthcare costs, announced that it closed ...
... ... to grow sales and reduce its impact on the environment. While renewing ... Foods, the largest Home Food service company in America, discovered they had ... once again measured and offset 100% of Service Foods’ scope 1 and ...
... ... year over year revenue growth. Unlimited use data room offer is the key driver. ... (PRWEB) February 16, 2010 -- ... secure extranets today announced that it had year over year revenue growth of 237%., , ...
... , , ... Bluestar Silicones is,launching a new line of TCS 7560 and ... lingerie and medical applications (support,stockings and medical equipment). These two ... , (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/377913 ) ...
... ... in compliance with SAS 70 recommended best practices related to internal controls. , ... Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) Feb. ... announced today that the company has received its completed SAS 70 Type II report. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smithsonian Institution, Arizona State University announce education and research partnership 2Health News:Consult A Doctor Closes $5 Million VC Round 2Health News:Consult A Doctor Closes $5 Million VC Round 3Health News:Service Foods Reduces its Carbon Footprint and Grows Sales 2Health News:Service Foods Reduces its Carbon Footprint and Grows Sales 3Health News:Firmex Achieves 237% Annual Revenue Growth Despite Tough M&A Environment in 2009 2Health News:Firmex Achieves 237% Annual Revenue Growth Despite Tough M&A Environment in 2009 3Health News:Firmex Achieves 237% Annual Revenue Growth Despite Tough M&A Environment in 2009 4Health News:Bluestar Silicones Launches a New Range of Silbione(R) TCS 7560 & 7561 Elastomers for Lingerie, Support Stockings and Medical Textile Applications 2Health News:Corporate Wellness Firm Limeade Receives SAS 70 Type II Report 2
(Date:9/2/2015)... Sept. 2, 2015 About Duchenne muscular ... disease, which generally affects the male population. It ... The disease is caused due to mutations in ... of production of dystrophin (a protein essential for ... of dystrophin weakens muscle function, causes loss of ...
(Date:9/2/2015)...  Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY ) ... Ron Squarer , will present at the Wells ... is welcome to participate in the conference through ... Fargo Securities Healthcare ConferencePresenter: Ron Squarer, Chief Executive ... a.m. Eastern Time Webcast: www.arraybiopharma.com   ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... YORK , Sept. 2, 2015 About ... is a malignant condition characterized by increased production of ... affects B-lymphocytes and then it can spread to other ... at later stages because of the slow buildup of ... the malignancy spreads to the spleen, liver, and lymph ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drugs Market 2015-2019 2Global Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drugs Market 2015-2019 3Global Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Therapeutics Market 2015-2019 2Global Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Therapeutics Market 2015-2019 3
... Xlumena, Inc., a privately-held provider of innovative technology ... that it has received CE Mark approval for its ... system that enables exchange-free access, tract dilation and delivery ... NAVIX will join the AXIOS Stent and Delivery System ...
... The Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association-USA (CBA) successfully held its 16 ... US.   With the theme of ... the conference drew nearly 500 attendees with ... exhibited at the conference, including Chinese leading biotech parks, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Xlumena Receives CE Mark for NAVIX™, Second Product to Enter European Market 2Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association Successfully Holds 16th Annual Conference 2Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association Successfully Holds 16th Annual Conference 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: