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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 (49) clinical trials

Minocycline and Tobacco Craving in Smokers With Schizophrenia

Nicotine dependence is high in schizophrenia; nearly three times more prevalent than the general population. In smokers with schizophrenia, the risk of all-cause mortality is doubled and cardiovascular mortality risk is twelvefold higher than nonsmokers. Many factors influence smoking in persons with schizophrenia, but predictors of craving and smoking behavior ...

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SOLFAMU Study of Nasal Brushing Collected OLFActory MUcosa Samples in the Diagnosis of Human Encephalopathies

Encephalopathies are a group of central nervous system (CNS) affection with heterogeneous etiology. Several causes have been recognized including neurodegenerative, vascular, infectious, autoimmune, toxic or allergic affections or secondary to systemic disorders. While 30-50% of acute encephalitis remains without etiological definition, definitive criteria for neurodegenerative diseases are usually unavailable in ...

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Impact of Anticoagulation Therapy on the Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Patients With Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

Patients will be screened at Intermountain Medical Center and at Intermountain-affiliated anticoagulation clinics in the Salt Lake City region. Patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation will be considered for study. After written informed consent is obtained, subjects who meet eligibility criteria will be randomized 1:1 to 2 treatment arms: Group 1: ...

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Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators for Women of Child-bearing Age With Schizophrenia

Estrogen is hypothesised to be protective for women against early onset of severe symptoms of schizophrenia (Hafner, 1991; Seeman, 1992). This 'estrogen hypothesis' was derived from epidemiological, clinical and animal studies. Following the results of such studies, the investigators conducted a study (Kulkarni et al 1996) in which a group ...

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Oral Risperidone Versus Injectable Paliperidone Palmitate for Treating First-Episode Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severely disabling brain disorder. People with schizophrenia often experience hallucinations, delusions, thought disorders, and movement disorders. Proper treatment of first-episode schizophrenia may increase the chances of controlling disease progression on a long-term basis. People experiencing their first episode of schizophrenia are more responsive to treatment than those ...

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Pharmacogenomic Decision Support With GeneSight Psychotropic to Guide the Treatment of Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder

The primary objectives of this study are 1) to compare the efficacy of GEN to treatment as usual (TAU) in improving response to psychotropic treatment in patients suffering from schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder; and 2) to validate the utility of the new CAMH markers and demonstrate the superior predictive capabilities and greater ...

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Naltrexone-Bupropion Versus Placebo-Bupropion for Weight Loss in Schizophrenia and Diabetes

The combination of naltrexone with noradrenaline/dopamine reuptake blocker bupropion has been developed and FDA-approved for the treatment of obesity in the general population. Naltrexone does not normally produce weight loss in humans and bupropion produces modest weight loss, however the combination produces clinically significant weight loss, which appears to be ...

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Long-term Outcome of General Anesthesia on Dysgnosia

Cognitive disorders in patients underwent general anesthesia are discussed for decades, but whether there were precise relationship between general anesthesia and dysgnosia is yet to be guaranteed. Although controversial data reported from experimental studies in animals, the investigators still proposed that general anesthetics could impair the normally organized system of ...

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Adjunctive Vortioxetine in Schizophrenia

This is a 16-week, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled study comparing adjunctive vortioxetine with identically appearing adjunctive placebo pills in 88 stable patients with a research diagnosis of schizophrenia determined with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM (SCID). Patient randomization will be stratified by illness duration (i.e., </=5 years and ...

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Bergen Psychosis Project 2 - The Best Intro Study

In the Bergen Psychosis Project 2 the antipsychotic drugs aripiprazole, amisulpride, and olanzapine will be compared head-to-head in patients with schizophrenia and related psychoses and followed for 12 months. The study is independent of the pharmaceutical industry, and in accordance with a pragmatic design a clinically relevant sample will be ...

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