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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.


Found (697) clinical trials

Deprescribing Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care

This pilot study will consist of enrolling long-term care (LTC) patients to a 12-week, single-patient, open-label, randomized multiple crossover trial consisting of 2 different treatment blocks (Block A, Block B) of 3 weeks duration each. This study is targeting LTC residents in two Hamilton LTC facilities associated with MediSystem pharmacy. ...

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Combined Subthalamic and Nucleus Basalis Meynert Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease With Dementia

Combined subthalamic and Nucleus basalis Meynert Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's disease with dementia DEMPARK-DBS STUDY Indication: Parkinson's disease with mild to moderate dementia Primary Objective: To provide a proof of safety of combined bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) and basal nucleus of Meynert (NBM) stimulation in treating levodopa responsive motor ...


Magnetic Seizure Therapy (MST) for Treatment Resistant Depression Schizophrenia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Although ECT is effective against severe depression, psychosis, and OCD, it also produces significant impairments of autobiographical memory and other cognitive functions. These side effects limit the acceptability and tolerability of ECT in many patient populations. They also limit the number of treatments that can be administered in a course ...

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Safety and Efficacy of Piromelatine in Mild Alzheimer's Disease Patients (ReCOGNITION)

This study is a Phase 2, randomized, placebo controlled, dose ranging study of piromelatine (5, 20, and 50 mg daily for 6 months) versus placebo to determine an effective dose based on efficacy (cognitive performance), safety and tolerability in patients with mild dementia due to AD.


Lexical Priming by Music in Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging

The investigators study the stimulation by the song, material integrating language and music, and having an autobiographical value. The investigators measure the lexical priming capacity of the song, that is, its ability to activate and maintain lexical and semantic representations, which are threatened with alteration in the course of the ...

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CAMH - McMaster Collaborative Care Initiative For Mental Health Risk Factors In Dementia

The investigators will enroll 150 participants overall (CAMH and McMaster). Seventy-five will be cases who will be enrolled into the ICP arm of the study and these will be patients born in the calendar year 1951 or 1955. The investigators will enroll an additional 75 controls that were born in ...

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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Early Alzheimer's Disease (tDCS-AD)

Alzheimer's disease and related syndromes have become a major public health priority issue in France. Pharmacological treatments are ineffective and symptomatic, and only delay the progression of the disease. The management of Alzheimer's disease involves the development of multi-domain prevention programs, including physical activity and neurostimulation by cognitive stimulation. They ...

Phase N/A

Choral Singing For the Prevention of Dementia

Cognitive function declines with advancing age and the prevalence and incidence of dementia rises dramatically in later life. Impaired cognitive function limits one's ability to work, live and socialize, and represent a major obstacle for active aging. Data from Asian countries showed a clear role of cognitive function in contributing ...

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Supporting Family Caregivers With Technology for Dementia Home Care

This clinical trial will test the FamTechCare intervention that uses multidisciplinary professional guidance based on in-home video monitoring to support family caregivers in managing behaviors of persons with dementia (PWD). Families provide the majority of care for PWD at home. However the stress of caregiving is so significant that it ...

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The Use of Airway Clearance Devices in ALS

This 180 day (25.7 weeks) pilot study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of airway clearance devices in adults with ALS. Subjects will be randomized in a 1:1 ratio to one of two treatment groups: treatment with a mechanical HCFF device alone or treatment with both a mechanical HFCC device ...

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