Michael D Carter

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BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have suggested that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be useful for the prevention of Alzheimer disease (AD). By contrast, clinical trials have not supported NSAID use to delay or treat AD. Few studies have evaluated cognitive trajectories of NSAID users over time. METHODS Residents of Cache County, UT,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) as risk factors for probable Alzheimer's disease (AD) and for all dementias in the Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA). A secondary objective was to isolate the effect of the AED phenytoin on the development of dementia and AD. METHODS The cohort consists of 5376 participants(More)
INTRODUCTION Facial nerve weakness is most commonly due to Bell's palsy or cerebrovascular accidents. Rarely, middle ear tumor presents with facial nerve dysfunction. CASE PRESENTATION We report a very unusual case of middle ear osteoma in a 49-year-old Caucasian woman causing progressive facial nerve deficit. A subtle middle ear lesion was observed on(More)
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