Alzheimer's Disease and diagnosis w/ tropicamide

Mark Routbort rout at quads.uchicago.edu
Wed Apr 26 14:04:18 EST 1995


In article <3ne7ej$ge6 at synapse.bms.com>,
Rick Belval <belval at synapse.bms.com> wrote:
>In the 11-Nov-94 issue of Science, Mass. researchers presented evidence
>indicating that AD patients are more sensitive to the pupil-dilating and
>acetylcholine-blocking drug, tropicamide.  Has anyone seen any follow-up
>articles in this area of study?
>
>Rick Belval
>belval at synapse.bms.com 


There were a number of letters to Science in the months following the 
publication of this study from physicians who had tried to repeat this
experiment and proved unable to get similar results.  






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Mark Routbort                   Just because your doctor has a name for your
rout at midway.uchicago.edu        condition doesn't mean he knows what it is.



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