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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Alzheimer's Disease or Down Syndrome
and you are
over 50
years old
This is a trial in the final phase before the treatment is released on the market.
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The purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of 2,000 international units of Vitamin E (alpha tocopherol)on cognitive function of aging persons with Down syndrome. It is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial lasting 36 months. It is expected that Vitamin E will slow the deterioration in cognitive functions associated with Alzheimer disease.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Alpha-Tocopherol
  • Drug: Sugar Pill

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01594346. The sponsor of the trial is New York State Institute for Basic Research and it is looking for 349 volunteers for the current phase.
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