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DHEA and cognition in HIV-positive patients with non-major depression
Background: Dihydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) has been investigated for its potential role in improving cognition in a number of patient populations. Treatment options are limited for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.; Objective: The authors tested the effect of DHEA administration on the cognitive functioning of HIV-positive subjects with non-major depression.; Method: The neuropsychological testing data for 60 HIV-positive patients […]
Sertraline for the treatment of depression in Alzheimer disease
Objective: Depression is common in Alzheimer disease (AD), and antidepressants are commonly used for its treatment, however, evidence for antidepressant efficacy in this population is lacking. The authors conducted a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial titled “Depression in Alzheimer’s Disease-2” to assess the efficacy and tolerability of sertraline for depression in AD.; Methods: One hundred thirty-one […]
Alzheimer’s Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial: design, methods, and baseline results
Background: The Alzheimer’s Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial (ADAPT) was designed to address whether non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: ADAPT was a randomized, double-placebo-controlled, multicenter chemoprevention trial conducted at six U.S. dementia research clinics. At entry, participants were required to test “normal” on a battery of […]