cholinesterase


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an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

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It is likely that the cholinesterase depression detected in the blood samples was attributable solely to inhibition by the exposure to organophosphorus compounds as opposed to the carbamate pesticides.
Cholinesterase inhibitors are a class of drugs approved to treat the cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Given the expected worsening of agitation and aggression as AD progresses, the results suggest a clinical benefit of memantine when added to existing cholinesterase inhibition, Dr.
Cholinesterase inhibitory activity and MD studies were carried out as described by Jamila et al.
Clinical evidence from nearly 20 years of cholinesterase inhibitor use suggests that 25% of patients who take them will experience modest cognitive improvements, defined as a 2-to 4-point increase on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subscale or a 1-to 2-point increase on the Mini-Mental State Exam.
Toxicological screening and cholinesterase levels help in establishing correct diagnosis.
If employees' red blood cell or serum cholinesterase levels drop more than 20 percent below their original baseline during a blood test, their employer must investigate and modify pesticide-handling practices.
Donepezil, like other cholinesterase inhibitors, is used to treat early stages of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Four of these medications are called cholinesterase inhibitors, and are prescribed for mild to moderate AD.
In coordination with barangay officials, a predetermined set of respondents were assembled at a specified area and underwent comprehensive, one-on-one physical and laboratory examinations, including blood extraction for red-blood-cell cholinesterase levels, complete blood count, and kidney and liver function tests.
The clinical measurement of cholinesterase (ChE) [3] activities represents the most sensitive biomarker of exposure to anticholinergic organophosphorous compounds, such as pesticides and nerve agents.
The ethanolic extract of the bark of a large Indian tree Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) has shown significant improvement in memory of young and aged mice, reversed amnesia and significantly reduced central (brain) cholinesterase activity in mice.
The primary endpoints in the trial included minimal disease activity while maintaining a designated low steroid and cholinesterase inhibitor doses.
Among specific topics are depression, physical aspects of severe Alzheimer's Disease, cholinesterase inhibitors, the Seattle protocols for non-pharmacological treatment, and narrative ethics and ethical narratives.