Higher Mortality Rates Found in Patients with Parkinson’s Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Study Shows

Higher Mortality Rates Found in Patients with Parkinson’s Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Study Shows
Patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) were found to have a mortality rate more than three times higher than the general population, according to researchers in Sweden. The 10-year follow-up study, titled “Relative survival in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia,” was published in the journal PLOS One. DLB is ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-08-15By Diogo Pinto