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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics


Source: Oslo University Hospital
Aim Allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) combined with several cycles of intensive chemotherapy is the only curative treatment for several malignant blood diseases. Most allo-SCT patients who are treated with intensive chemotherapy often have reduced nutritional status. Several studies have evaluated the effect of different nutrition intervention for allo-SCT patients, but there have not been found evidence-based recommendations for energy ... Read More
Last Updated: 21 May 2016
Source: University of Paris 13
The purpose of this interventional study is to compare the impact of four different Front-Of-Pack (FOP) nutrition labels on purchasing intentions. This study is nested in the ongoing web-based prospective observational NutriNet-Santé cohort study, including on December 2014 around 150,000 participants. The investigators will perform a five-arm randomized trial where participants will be subjected to different FOP nutrition label formats: Guidelines Daily ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 May 2016
Source: University of Waterloo
With the increased success in breast cancer therapies, survivors develop unhealthy changes in body composition, such as muscle loss and fat gains, which lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in survivorship. This study will examine the effects of a nutrition, cardiovascular and strength exercise program compared with a yoga program (representing usual care) on body composition and metabolism in recently diagnosed breast cancer ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Nov 2015
Source: International Food Policy Research Institute
This is a randomized study in three areas of Bangladesh (Chars region where CLP operates, Haor region where Shiree operates, and urban slums where UPPR operates). Treatment is assigned at the community level, where treatments are: - Livelihoods intervention only (L only) - Livelihoods intervention plus nutrition intervention (L+N) In UPPR only, the study also includes a non-randomly selected comparison group (C). Within treatment localities, ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Sep 2016
Source: University of Oklahoma
This is a single-assignment study to evaluate whether Omegaven (IV fish oil) is effective at treating liver disease in children on long-term IV nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016
Source: University of California, San Francisco
The Automated Telephone Nutrition Support (ATNS) study investigates the effect of automated telephone nutrition support on diet and glycemic control among Spanish-speaking diabetics in Oakland. Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jun 2012
Source: University Hospital Rijeka
The purpose of this prospective randomised clinical trial is to compare beneficial and harmful effects of the use enteral nutrition versus a nil-by-mouth and intravenous fluid replacement principle of treatment in patients with moderate to severe acute pancreatitis (AP). The hypothesis: - enteral nutrition is no significantly better compared with the nil-by-mouth principle regarding mortality, incidence of local and systemic complications, ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Mar 2015
Source: Radboud University
Immune modulating properties of parenteral lipid emulsions seem to contribute to the increased risk for infections which remains associated with the use of total parenteral nutrition. Emulsions based on soy bean oil (SO) are the oldest and still most widely used lipid source in TPN formulations but their high content of omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may be a drawback. Fish oil-based lipid emulsions (FO), rich in omega-3 PUFAs, has been approved ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Feb 2010
Source: Aga Khan University
This study aims to provide evidence regarding the feasibility of integrating an enhanced maternal and child care health education package into the existing curricula of the National Program for Family Planning and Primary Health Care (LHW Program) and evaluating the feasibility of scaling-up as well as the impact on birth outcomes, nutritional status, morbidity patterns and overall survival patterns at the community level. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Aug 2011
Source: RAND
The purpose of this three-year study is to develop, implement, and pilot test a culturally appropriate, multi-component nutrition intervention for people living with HIV and food insecurity in Honduras, which is among the Latin America nations with the highest HIV prevalence rates. The investigators specific aims are to: 1. Explore the relationships between food security, nutrition, and HIV treatment access, utilization, and adherence, and examine ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012
Source: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital
The study is meant to observe the influence of nutrition on nasal and bronchial discomfort in patients with allergy on grass pollen after specific bronchial provocation. Therefore, the investigators will record the patients' nutrition habits and measure the blood level of long chained polyunsaturated fatty-acids. Read More
Last Updated: 02 Feb 2009
Source: Abbott Nutrition
Newly admitted patients will be screened for risk of malnutrition. Patients will receive either the feeding protocol or current oral nutrition supplement (ONS) practice, pending location. Patients will continue the nutrition plan taking the supplement post discharge. Study team will follow-up with telephone calls to help support post-discharge ONS compliance. Quality and service utilization data will be gathered for analysis. Read More
Last Updated: 04 Oct 2015
Source: University Hospital, Rouen
This study investigates the effects of enterally supplied glutamine on gastric emptying, intestinal transit, age of total enteral nutrition and age at the end of hospitalisation. Forty neonates, aged at least 2 days and free of acute illness participate in a prospective, randomised, double-blind study. All are fed with parenteral and enteral nutrition enriched with glutamine (0.7 g/kg/per day, group 1) or isonitrogenous control (group 2). Gastric emptying is ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jun 2013
Source: University of New Mexico
Using a previously created weight management program for adolescents, the intervention will be implemented through school-based health centers (SBHC) and will be delivered by SBHC providers trained in Motivational Interviewing. Students at intervention school sites will be compared to students at control school sites. All students will have baseline, 1 year, and 2 year follow-up to assess if students in the intervention school sites will have improved risk ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Apr 2016
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
To develop and evaluate a nutrition education program to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in persons with low literacy skills. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016
Source: University of Illinois at Chicago
The investigators propose a prospective randomized clinical trail to evaluate the impact of intensive medical nutrition therapy (IMNT) in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) or acute lung injury (ALI) on short and long-term outcomes. Participant's (N = 200) will be randomized to receive either standard care (SC e.g. ad lib feeding of standard food) or IMNT provided early as enteral nutrition (EN) and continued as intensive diet therapy ... Read More
Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014
Source: King's College Hospital NHS Trust
Patients with kidney, or renal, failure require life-saving treatment with regular dialysis. Dialysis is a form of treatment that simulates some kidney functions; to remove harmful waste products and extra water from the blood. Almost one-third of people with kidney failure also have diabetes, as diabetes is one of the leading causes of kidney disease in the United Kingdom, usually due to poor blood sugar control over a long period of time. Malnutrition is ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Dec 2016
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Subjective measures of satiety are correlated with biologic mechanisms of appetite control. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2016
Source: Huazhong University of Science and Technology
1. Clinical nutritional support therapy is an important progress of modern medicine. 2. Conventional methods of clinical nutrition assessment (Anthropometric, lab, etc.) not just lack of accuracy and immediacy but also difficult to dynamically reflect the fluctuation trend of nutrition status. 3. It has been reported that malnutrition affects proliferation and apoptosis of human cells in vivo. This preliminary study was initiated by the ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Apr 2014
Source: University of Kentucky
The purpose of is to test the effects of a 6-month nutrition intervention of dietary sodium reduction combined with supplementation of lycopene and omega-3 fatty acids on heart failure symptoms, health-related quality of life, and time to heart failure rehospitalization or all-cause death. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016