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This database contains 3 studies, archived under the term: "treatment efficacy"

Efficacy and tolerability of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761® by type of dementia: Analyses of a randomised controlled trial

Secondary analyses of a randomised controlled trial were performed to find out whether treatment effects of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761® differed by type of dementia. Three hundred ninety-five patients aged 50 years or above, with dementia with neuropsychiatric features were treated with EGb 761® (240 mg/day) or placebo for 22 weeks. Patients scored between […]

Efficacy of a vitamin/nutriceutical formulation for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease: A 1-year, open-label pilot study with an 16-month caregiver extension

We examined the efficacy of a vitamin/nutriceutical formulation (folate, vitamin B6, alpha-tocopherol, S-adenosyl methionine, N-acetyl cysteine, and acetyl- L-carnitine) in a 12-month, open-label trial with 14 community-dwelling individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Participants improved in the Dementia Rating Scale and Clock-drawing tests (Clox 1 and 2). Family caregivers reported improvement in multiple domains of the […]

Problem adaptation therapy for older adults with major depression and cognitive impairment: A randomized clinical trial

IMPORTANCE: Problem adaptation therapy (PATH) is a treatment for older adults with major depression, cognitive impairment (from mild cognitive deficits to moderate dementia), and disability. Antidepressants have limited efficacy in this population and psychosocial interventions are inadequately investigated. OBJECTIVE: To test the efficacy of 12-week PATH vs supportive therapy for cognitively impaired patients (ST-CI) in […]

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