Tag: "demented" at medical news
Physicians Enlisted in Efforts to Keep Demented Drivers Off the Road
...otaped dramatization of a physician working with a demented
patient and a family member. "It's important for healthcare providers to realize there are others who can help," Meuser says.The workshop was created with funding provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Insti...
Protein ‘Fingerprint’ in Spinal Fluid Could Spot Alzheimer’s Disese
...ents with suspected Alzheimer’s and 18 healthy and demented
control subjects turned up similar results,” said Relkin. “Based on their clinical symptoms, we found the new screen to have 93 percent sensitivity to probable cases of Alzheimer’s and a 90 percent accuracy in avoiding false diagnoses.” Despite the...
Study Unveils New Insight To The Madness Of King George III
...anation for the episodic attacks of irrational and demented
behavior in the disease called porphyria, the disease that was probably behind the // madness of king George III. The Dana-Farber scientists say in a report featured on the cover of the August 26 issue of the journal Cell that the nutritional compo...
A word of caution issued by the FDA for those using antipsychotic drugs for dementia
...regarding the fatal adverse events associated with demented
patients// treated with atypical antipsychotic dru...d based on Seventeen controlled studies of elderly demented
patients who were treated with the drugs. It was found that they were 1.6 to 1.7 times more likely t...