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Phenserine efficacy in Alzheimer’s disease
To gather preliminary evidence in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) for the efficacy of phenserine, a non-competitive acetylcholinesterase inhibitor that has independent modulatory effects on amyloid-β generation, a 12-week comparison of patients receiving phenserine (10 and 15 mg BID) or placebo was conducted under double-blind conditions. Patients who completed 12 weeks of the double-blind before others were […]
Using Talking Mats to support communication in persons with Huntington’s disease
Background: Many individuals with Huntington’s disease experience reduced functioning in cognition, language and communication. Talking Mats is a visually based low technological augmentative communication framework that supports communication in people with different cognitive and communicative disabilities.; Aims: To evaluate Talking Mats as a communication tool for people in the later stages of Huntington’s disease.; Methods& […]
Different cholinesterase inhibitor effects on CSF cholinesterases in Alzheimer patients
Background: The current study aimed to compare the effects of different cholinesterase inhibitors on acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) activities and protein levels, in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of Alzheimer disease (AD) patients.; Methods and Findings: AD patients aged 50-85 years were randomized to open-label treatment with oral rivastigmine, donepezil or galantamine for 13 weeks. […]
Long-term rivastigmine treatment in a routine clinical setting
Objective: The aim of the study was to observe the effects of long-term rivastigmine treatment in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in a routine clinical setting.; Methods: This was a prospective, open-label, observational, multicentre, non-randomized study. Outcome measures included the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Clinician’s Interview-Based Impression of Change (CIBIC) […]