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This study will investigate the efficacy of the Flutemetamol (18F) Injection PET tracer in identifying abnormal (18F) flutemetamol uptake patterns which predict the conversion from aMCI to a b-amyloid associated clinically probable Alzheimer's disease.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Flutemetamol (18F) Injection
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:25-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of allopregnanolone, a naturally occurring brain steroid, in mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease pa...
The purpose of this investigation is to conduct a series of case studies on the impact of a novel functional medicine approach to improving cognitive skills, brain structure, and daily fun...
This was a Phase 2, multicenter study to assess the extent and patterns of [18F]flutemetamol uptake in the brains of 3 groups of Japanese subjects: HV, aMCI, and pAD, and to assess the rep...
Elderly humans have an increased risk of dementia which begins as mild defects in memory called mild cognitive impairment. Glutathione (GSH), a key endogenous antioxidant has been linked t...
The purpose of this study is to determine the neuropsychological and neurophysiological impacts of a computer-based training program designed to improve the cognitive performance of patien...
Mild cognitive impairment is a common feature of Parkinson's disease, even at the earliest disease stages, but there is variation in the nature and severity of cognitive involvement and in the risk of...
Annually 10-12% of patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are likely to progress to Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The morphometric profile in stable non-converters has not been adequately character...
To examine in persons with varying degrees of cognitive impairment the relationship between self-reports of cognitive complaints and quality of life (QOL).
Improving the sleep of older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a first step in discovering whether interventions directed at modifying this risk factor also have the potential to ...
To assess the effectiveness of a cognitive training program on global cognition among people with mild cognitive impairment.
A condition of low alertness or cognitive impairment, usually associated with prolonged mental activities or stress.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
A mixture of the mesylates (methane sulfonates) of DIHYDROERGOCORNINE; DIHYDROERGOCRISTINE; and the alpha- and beta-isomers of DIHYDROERGOCRYPTINE. The substance produces a generalized peripheral vasodilation and a fall in arterial pressure and has been used to treat symptoms of mild to moderate impairment of mental function in the elderly.
A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism (AUTISTIC DISORDER). It is characterized by severe, sustained, clinically significant impairment of social interaction, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In contrast to autism, there are no clinically significant delays in language or cognitive development. (From DSM-IV)
A condition characterized genotypically by mutation of the distal end of the long arm of the X chromosome (at gene loci FRAXA or FRAXE) and phenotypically by cognitive impairment, hyperactivity, SEIZURES, language delay, and enlargement of the ears, head, and testes. MENTAL RETARDATION occurs in nearly all males and roughly 50% of females with the full mutation of FRAXA. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p226)
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...