Tag Archives: Weight Loss

Investigations Into the Early Signs, Symptoms and Family Experiences of Alzheimer’s Disease (BMJ Open / International Psychogeriatrics)

Summary A literature review analyses the sequence / timing of the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The authors distinguish between the early signs of late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease (LOAD) and those of early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease (EOAD). Full Text Link … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Associated with Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Dementia (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)

Summary Research following persons with dementia aged 65 and older, between 2007 to 2010, compared weight loss in individuals prescribed cholinesterase inhibitors against weight loss in persons prescribed other medications. Individuals taking cholinesterase inhibitors had a higher risk of weight … Continue reading

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