This database contains 3 studies, archived under the term: "cholesterol ldl"
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of simvastatin to treat Alzheimer disease
Background: Lowering cholesterol is associated with reduced CNS amyloid deposition and increased dietary cholesterol increases amyloid accumulation in animal studies. Epidemiologic data suggest that use of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) may decrease the risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) and a single-site trial suggested possible benefit in cognition with statin treatment in AD, […]
Randomized controlled trial of atorvastatin in mild to moderate Alzheimer disease: LEADe
Background: There is some evidence that statins may have a protective and symptomatic benefit in Alzheimer disease (AD). The LEADe study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluating the efficacy and safety of atorvastatin in patients with mild to moderate AD.; Methods: This was an international, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group study. Subjects had mild to […]