The art of business—–health care


Neurologists at the University of Florida studied the women’s cases. They questioned whether the diagnosis of the Alzheimer’s disease had been too swift. They went over the clues and began to understand what connected the two woman: they both had lost their memories after beginning to take Detrol. Both women regain musch of the their memories after they stop taking the pills. But for the older woman, it took many weeks. The neurologists, who had been working in clinic directed by Dr. Kenneth Heilman, wrote up reports about the women and published them in prominent medical jounals to warn doctors that Detrol could casue dementia.


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