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Aug 21, 1993 · 1. Lancet. 1993 Aug 21;342(8869):504. Jonathan Swift and Alzheimer’s disease. Lewis JM. Comment in Lancet. 1993 Oct 2;342(8875):874. PMID:
504 weakness. Neurological and articular examination did not show any other evidence of parvovirus B 19 infection. A blood test done by the GP showed white cell count 3 x…
(Boller and Forbes, 1998, p. 128) as the description of the disease of the Struldbruggs, but they concur with Lewis’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for Swift himself. One of the most celebrated writers of political satire of his age, Jonathan Swift was concerned with psychological, psychiatric and linguistic themes through out his literary career ( Lorch, 2006 b ).
A Modest Proposal for a Longitudinal Study of Dementia Prevention (with apologies to Jonathan Swift, 1729) Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Alzheimer’s disease: JAD 33(2) · September 2012
Many studies have documented the role of risk and protective factors for late life dementing illnesses, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. A “Systematic Review” from the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institute on Aging concluded that because the overall quality of evidence was low, recommendations for public health could not be made.
Alzheimer’s disease have reduced premorbid activities com-pared to healthy controls. Proc Nat Acad Sci U S A 98, 3440-3445.  Swift, Jonathan (1729) A modest proposal for preventing the
The cause was unknown at the time but it’s now thought he suffered from Meniere’s Disease. Jonathan Swift featured on the Irish £10 banknote, issued between 1976 and 1993. This plagued him more and more as he got older and his memory started to fail prematurely.
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was one of the most celebrated political satirists of his age. However, embedded in his writing are numerous astute observations on the mind and brain. Today, Swift is perhaps best remembered as the literary author of Gulliver’s Travels (1726).
Oct 02, 1993 · 1. Lancet. 1993 Oct 2;342(8875):874. Jonathan Swift and Alzheimer’s disease. Crichton P. Comment on Lancet. 1993 Aug 21;342(8869):504. PMID: