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A 7 minute neurocognitive screening battery highly sensitive to Alzheimer's disease.
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity and reliability of a rapidly administered neurocognitive screening battery consisting of 4 brief tests (Enhanced Cued Recall, Temporal Orientation, Verbal Fluency,Expand
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A 30-Week Randomized Controlled Trial of High-Dose Tacrine in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
Objective. —To evaluate the efficacy and safety of high-dose tacrine hydrochloride over 30 weeks in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. Design. —A 30-week randomized, double-blind,Expand
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Progressive myopathy in hyperkalemic periodic paralysis.
A progressive degenerative myopathy has been well described in hypokalemic periodic paralysis but is not as widely recognized in hyperkalemic periodic paralysis. We studied four families with theExpand
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A 30-week randomized controlled trial of high-dose tacrine in patients with Alzheimer's disease. The Tacrine Study Group.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of high-dose tacrine hydrochloride over 30 weeks in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. DESIGN A 30-week randomized, double-blind,Expand
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Skeletal muscle and cardiovascular adaptations to exercise conditioning in older coronary patients.
BACKGROUND Older coronary patients suffer from a low functional capacity and high rates of disability. Supervised exercise programs improve aerobic capacity in middle-aged coronary patients byExpand
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Aluminum-induced neurofibrillary degeneration affects a subset of neurons in rabbit cerebral cortex, basal forebrain and upper brainstem
Neurofibrillary tangles in Alzheimer's disease show a predilection for cortical pyramidal and subcortical projection neurons. The antigenic composition, neuronal specificity and distribution ofExpand
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Multiple Microabscesses in the Central Nervous System: A Clinicopathologic Study
We reviewed 2, 107 consecutive autopsies with neuropathologic examination at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, and identified 92 cases with significant pathologic evidence for infectionExpand
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Light and electron microscopic observations of a direct projection from mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus neurons to hypoglossal motoneurons in the rat
A direct projection from rat mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus (Vme) neurons to the hypoglossal nucleus (XII) motoneurons was studied using a double labeling method of anterogradely biotinylatedExpand
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Recognition of Alzheimer's disease: the 7 Minute Screen.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Because Alzheimer's disease (AD) tends to be underdiagnosed, we developed a brief neurocognitive screening battery to identify AD patients. The 7 Minute Screen consists ofExpand
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Analysis of the prion protein gene in thalamic dementia
Thalamic degenerations or dementias are poorly understood conditions. The familial forms are (1) selective thalamic degenerations and (2) thalamic degenerations associated with multiple systemExpand
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