Nitai D Leve

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OBJECTIVE Patients with probable Alzheimer's disease often deny or underestimate the severity of their memory impairment. The authors examined the relationships between denial and severity of cognitive impairment and between denial and the presence of depressed mood and sad affect in 128 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. METHOD Denial of memory(More)
Factor analysis of cognitive scores from 150 patients with Alzheimer's disease yielded two orthogonal factors: one (Factor 1) loading high on spontaneous speech, repetition, comprehension, reading, writing, digit span, and left/right discrimination; the other (Factor 2) loading high on long-term memory, orientation, object naming, and abstraction.(More)
Treatment with celecoxib, a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reduces formation of premalignant adenomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and mice. In addition to its chemopreventive activity, celecoxib can exhibit antimicrobial activity. Differing bacterial profiles have been found in feces from colon cancer patients compared with those of(More)
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