Alzheimer's Disease and diagnosis w/ tropicamide

Mark Routbort rout at
Wed Apr 26 14:04:18 EST 1995

In article <3ne7ej$ge6 at>,
Rick Belval <belval at> 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 

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.  

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

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