Shino Takiguchi

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BACKGROUND Falls and fractures due to impaired balance in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) have an adverse effect on the clinical course of the disease. OBJECTIVE To evaluate balance impairment in AD from the viewpoint of vestibular functional impairment. METHODS The subjects were 12 patients with AD, 12 dementia-free elderly adults, and 12(More)
BACKGROUND Drinking well water contaminated with the organoarsenic compound diphenylarsinic acid (DPAA) causes central nervous system (CNS) disorders that improve within several years after last drinking such water. Subjective symptoms such as lightheadedness and dizziness appear to persist, however, suggesting CNS damage. We evaluated CNS damage due to(More)
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