How to tell if a patient has Alzheimer’s or Lewy body disease

Distinct gait 'signatures' are linked to different causes of dementia, study shows
Reuters Health
older man walking

Gait impairment shows distinct patterns in Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body disease patients, a UK study suggests.

Evidence is mounting that particular types of gait impairment are associated with impairment in distinct cognitive domains, say the authors from Newcastle University Institute of Ageing in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.