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Sertraline for the treatment of depression in Alzheimer disease: week-24 outcomes
Background: Depression and antidepressant use are common in Alzheimer disease (AD), but the effect of antidepressant treatment for depression on longer term outcomes is unknown. The authors report the Week-24 outcomes of patients who participated in a 12-week efficacy study of sertraline for depression of AD.; Methods: One hundred thirty-one participants (sertraline = 67, placebo […]
Donepezil treatment of patients with MCI: a 48-week randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Background: Treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) with cholinesterase inhibitors may improve symptoms.; Methods: In this multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, subjects with MCI entered a 3-week placebo run-in period followed by 48 weeks of double-blind donepezil (5 mg/day for 6 weeks, then 10 mg/day for 42 weeks) or placebo treatment. Primary efficacy variables included change […]
Vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid for cognition in older men
Objective: To investigate whether supplementing older men with vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid improves cognitive function.; Methods: The investigators recruited 299 community-representative hypertensive men 75 years and older to a randomized, double-blind controlled clinical trial of folic acid, vitamin B(6), and B(12) supplementation vs placebo over 2 years. The primary outcome of interest was […]
Comparison of patient therapy adherence of two structural different memory clinics
There are more than 100 memory clinics established in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland. We compared the impact of the structure of two German memory clinics (Erlangen and Nuremberg) on therapeutic outcome. 483 patients suffering from dementia with indication for antidementive therapy were included in this study. The data ascertainment included patient-related data, the mini […]