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A phase 3 trial of semagacestat for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by the presence of cortical amyloid-beta (Aβ) protein plaques, which result from the sequential action of β-secretase and γ-secretase on amyloid precursor protein. Semagacestat is a small-molecule γ-secretase inhibitor that was developed as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.; Methods: We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which 1537 patients […]
Supervised exercise to reduce agitation in severely cognitively impaired persons
Background: Several studies have shown an improvement in depression, activities of daily living, and agitation in cognitively impaired subjects who undergo a long-term exercise program. These studies have not considered the short-term effects of exercise.; Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the short-term effects of a limited, supervised exercise program on agitation, […]