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Blood Biomarker of Alzheimer's Disease (AD)

Currently, no cures or disease modifying therapies exist for Alzheimer's disease (AD). This is partially due to the inability to detect the disease before it has progressed to a stage where there are clinical manifestations. The identification and validation of high throughput biomarkers to measure disease progression (as well as identify pre-clinical disease onset) is critical to the development of disease-modifying or even preventative therapies. In this study, we are testing...

The Effect of Laughter Therapy on Life Satisfaction and Loneliness

Life satisfaction and loneliness are two important issues affecting the quality of life of the elderly. Older adults living in nursing homes experience the feeling of loneliness more and their life satisfaction decreases. For this reason, there is a need for an intervention that could increase the life satisfaction of the older adults and decrease their loneliness. The aim of the research was to examine the effects of laughter therapy on life satisfaction and loneliness in old...

Me and the Others: Expectations and Evaluation of Social Relationships

Chronic and pervasive loneliness has been identified as an important factor in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) (e.g. abuse and neglect) and mental disorders. However, the mechanisms determining loneliness after ACE are still needed to be disentangled. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the differential effect of ACE on alterations in cognition and the link between ACE and loneliness with an emphasis on the effect of type and timing of ACE.

Riluzole in Mild Alzheimer's Disease

Cognitive aging is a major source of disability in an increasingly aging population. The paucity of effective treatments for cognitive aging disorders, and most importantly in Alzheimer's disease instigates a need for further research into novel therapeutic possibilities. Alzheimer's disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder and its prevalence steeply increases. Glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity in neuropsychiatric disorders and in particular in Alzheimer's disease ...

Physical Activity Intervention for Loneliness

The purpose of this study will be to examine the feasibility of a Physical Activity Intervention for Loneliness (PAIL) in community-dwelling older adults. The research is a feasibility study designed as a two-arm randomised controlled trial (RCT) with a wait-list control group (intervention will be offered at 12 weeks to control group).

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN)

The purpose of this study is to identify potential biomarkers that may predict the development of Alzheimer's disease in people who carry an Alzheimer's mutation.

Effects of a Volunteer-based Lunch Program on Feelings of Loneliness in Elders

Background: There is a need for stronger community involvement with the elderly, specifically those with feelings of loneliness. Large proportions of elders in previous studies reported feelings of loneliness, and loneliness at advanced ages is a growing trend seen within the last thirty years despite advances in technology and social media. We propose a randomized control trial to determine the effectiveness of a volunteer-based lunch program on decreasing feelings of loneline...

Imaging Inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease With 11C-ER176

This study is being done to learn about inflammation in the brain of those with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The purpose of this study is to determine if 11C-ER176 is able to accurately measure inflammation in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Both patients (with either mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer's disease) and healthy controls (participants without memory complaints or impairment) will be included in this study.

Biodistribution of [11C]PIB in Patients With Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

Participants enrolled in the Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Core at Wake Forest School of Medicine will be invited to take part in this study. The purpose of this study is to identify and measure the amount of a protein called amyloid in the brain.It is thought that the build up of amyloid may be related to the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Nursing Care Interventions According to Integrative Nursing and Omaha System in Elderly Women Feeling Loneliness

Objectives: The present study investigates the effects of nursing care interventions on the physical, psychological, social and spiritual health of the elderly women with high level of loneliness according to the principles of integrative nursing and Omaha System. Methods: This study protocol describes a randomised controlled trial with to parallel group design. After the level of loneliness of elderly women will be determined by the Loneliness Scale for the Elderly in the Fam...

Gene Therapy for APOE4 Homozygote of Alzheimer's Disease

This clinical trial is an open label, dose-ranging study designed to evaluate gene therapy to treat patients who are APOE4 homozygotes with clinical diagnosis varying from subjective or mild cognitive impairment to very mild to severe dementia due to Alzheimer's disease. All subjects will have evidence of amyloid plaque by nuclear PET scan and/or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers consistent with Alzheimer's disease. The study will assess the safety and toxicity of intraciste...

Effect of Choline Alphoscerate on Cognitive Function in Alzheimer's Dementia

This study will evaluate the performance of Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subscale (ADAS-cog) in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Antigonadotropin-Leuprolide in Alzheimer's Disease Drug INvestigation (ALADDIN) VP 104 Study

ALADDIN is a research study to investigate the safety and effectiveness of leuprolide (a hormone drug) to improve the cognitive function and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in men 65 years and older with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease who reside in the community.

Taxonomic and Functional Composition of the Intestinal Microbiome: a Predictor of Rapid Cognitive Decline in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

The objective of the study is to highlight a modification of the composition of the intestinal microbiota associated with the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and its most unfavorable form, Rapid Cognitive Decline (DCR). This identification could lead to diagnostic strategies based on the analysis of the intestinal microbiome, and preventive and curative treatments, based on the modulation of intestinal microbiota

Safety and Efficacy Study of ABT-089 in Adults With Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

The purpose of this study is to test if the investigational medication ABT-089 is a safe and effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Discovery of Novel Biomarkers That Will Lead to the Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

This study will perform a targeted metabolic analysis in blood and urine samples from subjects attending the Baylor AT&T Memory Center. The aim is to identify novel biomarkers that can distinguish normal aging subjects with no cognitive impairment from those with mild, moderate or severe cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease. Subjects will also be screened for B-vitamin deficiencies that may correlate with other metabolic biomarkers and Alzheimer's disease.

the Use of Different Treatment Care Methods in Patients With Dementia Associated With Alzheimer's Disease.

The purpose of this observational study is to examine patterns of treatment care for patients with Alzheimer's disease in a real-world arena and to examine the association with different outcomes for patients and informal caregivers. New drugs used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease have been studied in randomized controlled trials, but it is also important to observe how these drugs are used in "real life."

Imaging Tau in Alzheimer's Disease and Normal Aging

This study is being done to learn about tau tangles in Alzheimer's disease. A type of positron emission tomography (PET) scan is used to measure the abnormal accumulation of protein called tau in the brain. These are thought to be involved in Alzheimer's disease. The investigators will also perform brain MRI and to tests to measure the participant's memory and thinking.

Pioglitazone in Alzheimer Disease

This study was designed to assess the safety and tolerability of pioglitazone, an approved drug for type 2 diabetes, in non diabetic patients with Alzheimer's disease. It was also designed to generate preliminary information on whether pioglitazone might slow progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Depression in Alzheimer's Disease-2

The purpose of this study is to learn whether treating individuals with Alzheimer's disease and depression with the anti-depressant medication sertraline (Zoloft) is helpful to people with Alzheimer's disease and to their families and caregivers.

Monetary Cost of Alzheimer's Disease in China

The purpose of the study is to estimate the Chinese economic burden in patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD).

Alzheimer and Sleep

The aim of the study is the analysis of two inhibitors of Ach-E: galantamine and donépézil in over 65 years' old patients suffering from Alzheimer disease (MMSE between 20 and 26) without Alzheimer's medication.

An Efficacy and Safety Study of AZD3293 in Early Alzheimer's Disease

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of AZD3293 compared with placebo administered for 104 weeks in the treatment of early Alzheimer´s disease. The study will test the hypothesis that AZD3293 is a disease-modifying treatment for patients with early Alzheimer´s disease, defined as the continuum of patients with MCI due to Alzheimer´s disease and patients diagnosed with mild dementia of the Alzheimer´s type, as measured by change from baseline in the...

Study of the Effects of Current Drug Treatments on Levels of Certain Brain Chemicals in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a medical illness that damages the brain and causes problems with memory, mood and behavior. A substance called acetylcholine (ACh), which is naturally produced in the body, plays an important role in the normal functioning of the brain. In subjects with Alzheimer's disease, the level of ACh is greatly reduced. Currently, there are three commonly prescribed drugs used for treating the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease by helping to maintain the level of ACh...

European Study of 3APS in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease Patients

The purpose of this Phase 3 study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 3APS as an add-on therapy to most standard medication for Alzheimer's disease compared to placebo (inactive substance pill) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

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