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BACKGROUND/AIMS The treatment of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) has been mainly symptomatic. Small randomized or open-label case control studies of neurotransmitters have been inconclusive. We tried galantamine in the 2 most common varieties of FTD. METHOD Thirty-six behavioral variety FTD and primary progressive aphasia (PPA) patients were treated in an(More)
PURPOSE The 6-minute walk test (6MWT) is used to predict aerobic capacity, evaluate functional performance, and assess the risk of mortality and morbidity of several chronic conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine the validity and reliability of the 6MWT on a treadmill, thus increasing the clinical use of the 6MWT. PARTICIPANTS Participants(More)
Methods Sample women with sufficient stored serum were randomly selected from among all women who had delivered in year 2008/09. Serum vitamin D levels were determined using liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry). Vitamin D levels were analyzed with respect to ethnicity (as marker for skin tone), calendar quartile, body mass index(More)
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