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Dementia Clinical Trials

A listing of Dementia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (27) clinical trials

Some forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. However, some people have more memory problems than other people their age. This condition is called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. People with MCI can take care of themselves and do their normal activities, but they may lose things often, forget ...

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Some forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. However, some people have more memory problems than other people their age. This condition is called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. People with MCI can take care of themselves and do their normal activities, but they may lose things often, forget ...

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Dopaminergic Enhancement of Learning and Memory in Healthy Adults and Patients With Dementia/Mild Cognitive Impairment

Prior work of our group shows that the dopamine precursor levodopa markedly improves word learning success in healthy subjects. In this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial, we probe whether administration of levodopa improves learning performance as compared to placebo administration on neuropsychological tests and in an associative learning paradigm. We postulate ...

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The New Strategy for Pharmacological Treatment in People With Schizophrenia

It has been thought that D2 Blocking agent is necessary in acute as well as maintenance phase of pharmacological treatment of patients with schizophrenia. However, this classical strategy produces long term adverse events of drug such as TD, osteoporosis and some metabolic syndrome. To overcome these adverse events, new strategy ...

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Memantine for Agitation in Dementia

Agitation is a cause of morbidity and mortality in Alzheimer's due to distress and use of medication with side effects. Memantine has beed shown to be associated with less agitation and a recent study by forrest pharmaceuticals failed to recruit. We will perform a 12 week rct in 164 patients ...

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Comparison of Cognitive Functions of Schizophrenic Patients Treated With Sertindole Versus Risperidone

Introduction: In this proposal we intend to compare the effect of Sertindole to that of Risperidone on cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. Hypothesis: Sertindole will be as effective as Risperidone for treating cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and with fewer side effects. Study Drugs: Risperidone is an "atypical" antipsychotic drug, being used ...

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High Dose Risperidone Consta for Patients With Schizophrenia With Poor Response to Risperidone

This six month double-blind,randomized trial is designed to compare the efficacy of high dose long acting risperidone ( 75 mg-100 mg q2 weeks or its equivalent) with standard doses of long acting risperidone (≤50 mg/q 2weeks) for Total Psychopathology, positive, negative, and depressive symptoms, and cognition in patients who are ...

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Non-Invasive Ventilation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Background Non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has been increasingly used as a treatment of chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure. Its use in patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders is still controversial, while most of the studies performed in restrictive thoracic disorders (RTD), and in particular in neuromuscular patients, suggested alleviation of ...

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