This database contains 8 studies, archived under the term: "JAMA"
Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation and cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease: a randomized trial
Context: Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is the most abundant long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid in the brain. Epidemiological studies suggest that consumption of DHA is associated with a reduced incidence of Alzheimer disease. Animal studies demonstrate that oral intake of DHA reduces Alzheimer-like brain pathology.; Objective: To determine if supplementation with DHA slows cognitive and functional decline […]
Ginkgo biloba for preventing cognitive decline in older adults: a randomized trial
Context: The herbal product Ginkgo biloba is taken frequently with the intention of improving cognitive health in aging. However, evidence from adequately powered clinical trials is lacking regarding its effect on long-term cognitive functioning.; Objective: To determine whether G. biloba slows the rates of global or domain-specific cognitive decline in older adults.; Design, Setting, and […]
Effect of citalopram on agitation in Alzheimer disease: the CitAD randomized clinical trial
Importance: Agitation is common, persistent, and associated with adverse consequences for patients with Alzheimer disease. Pharmacological treatment options, including antipsychotics are not satisfactory.; Objective: The primary objective was to evaluate the efficacy of citalopram for agitation in patients with Alzheimer disease. Key secondary objectives examined effects of citalopram on function, caregiver distress, safety, cognitive safety, […]