Composite Risk Score Developed for Lewy Body Disease

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Lewy body disease (LBD) is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. It appears to have been the ultimate cause of Robin Williams’ death, as indicated in Robin Williams’ Death Report Finds Lewy Body Dementia and What is Lewy body dementia?

The recently developed Lewy Body Composite Risk Score (LBCRS) is a 10-question survey based on the signs and symptoms of LBD. It is intended to increase the ability of doctors to diagnose LBD, and will also help with future clinical trials and studies for its treatment and prevention. A link to an article about the LBCRS has been posted in Alzheimers > Diagnosis & Tests:

Three-minute test can detect hard to diagnose form of dementia

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