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Age-related Cognitive Decline clinical trials at University of California Health

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  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Health Education and Exercise

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    The purpose of this research is to examine the effects of four interventions on age-related cognitive decline in healthy older adults. The investigators will examine the effects of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) psychotherapy, multi-component intensity-based aerobic exercise, and their combination, compared to a discussion group.

    at UCSD

  • The Active Mind Trial: An Adaptive Randomized Trial to Improve Function and Delay Dementia

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    Older adults at risk for dementia show a variety of cognitive deficits, which can be ameliorated by different cognitive training (CT) exercises. The best combination of CT exercises is unknown. The aim is to discover the most efficacious combination of CT exercises as compared to cognitive stimulation (which will serve as a stringent, active control) to modify the functional trajectories of older adults' with MCI, who are at high risk for dementia. The primary objective of the U01 phase is to design and pilot-test an adaptive, randomized clinical trial (RCT) of cognitive training (CT) combinations aimed to enhance performance of instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) among persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The longitudinal endpoint goal is reducing incident dementia. The primary aim of the study is to determine which CT combination has the best probability to delay dementia by producing the largest IADL improvements. The study further aims to explore neuroimaging and novel blood-based biomarkers.

    at UCSF

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