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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Sichuan Cancer Hospital and Research Institute
This is a randomized, prospective, multicenter study. The aim of this study was to compare the changes of body weight,survival,toxicity,quality of life and opportunistic infection frequency in Locally Advanced Thoracic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma between and after chemoradiotherapy with or without enteral nutrition therapy. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Nov 2016
Source: International Food Policy Research Institute
Helen Keller International (HKI) has been implementing homestead food production (HFP) programs in Asia for the past 20 years and has recently begun implementing HFP programs in Africa as well. In general, these programs target women and are designed to improve maternal and child health and nutrition outcomes through three primary pathways: 1. Increasing the availability of micronutrient-rich foods through increased household production of these foods; 2. ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016
Source: King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Hyperglycemia increases the risk of complications in surgical patients. Focus on poor glycemic control as a contributor to adverse outcomes in settings outside the intensive care unit (ICU) is often dismissed. Total parenteral Nutrition (TPN) has been used in providing surgical patients with nutrition to prevent deterioration of nutritional status. However, many diabetic patients receiving TPN develop exaggerated hyperglycemia that requires frequent insulin ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016
Source: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
This is a two-part study. Part I is an observational study. Part II is a randomized clinical trial to see how well medical nutrition therapy works compared with standard care in treating patients with lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, or stage III or stage IV prostate cancer. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013
Source: Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
The etiology of parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis(PNAC)although elusive is thought to be multifactorial, and proposed theories also include problems arising from lipid emulsions, leading us to explore alternative products available elsewhere.So we compare the different fat emulsion, and want to see if the olive oil lipid emulsions can improve hepatic tolerance in preterm infant. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Feb 2013
Source: Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
To evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition education and dietary counselling to improve the nutritional status, well-being and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) attending an HIV treatment facility in Bangkok Thailand. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
Polar lipids have a specific chemical structure: they are an essential component of human cell membranes, play a major role in the nervous system and also influence the metabolic pathways including the cholesterol metabolism. Polar lipids are used in food-processing industry for their emulsification properties. The most famous emulsifier is soya lecithin but milk also naturally contains natural emulsifiers such as polar lipids. The purpose of this ... Read More
Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016
Source: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
This case-control multicentric study involving fertile and infertile couples aims at evaluating the impact on conception rate of nutritional parameters (biologic, clinic, anthropometric, and food questionnaire). Read More
Last Updated: 27 Aug 2015
Source: Kantonsspital Winterthur KSW
This study evaluates physical performance in cancer outpatients during a multimodal therapy. Half of the patients will receive physical exercise und nutrition program in combination with a specially formulated whey protein supplement, while the other half will receive standard care. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Apr 2016
Source: Sun Yat-sen University
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficiency of nutrition education-based low glycemic diet intervention on community diabetic patients. Design: Randomized clinical trial. Main measures: HbA1c,fasting blood glucose(FBG),2 hours postprandial blood glucose(2hPG) Read More
Last Updated: 02 May 2016
Source: B. Braun Melsungen AG
It is the purpose of this trial to provide evidence for safety and efficacy of long term home parenteral nutrition with either Lipofundin MCT or Lipoplus in patients with proven insufficient enteral resorption. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Source: Abbott Nutrition
A nutrition-focused QIP will be implemented as standard of care at select branches of the home health division of the health care system. The QIP will be comprised of two groups of patients, Group 1 will consist of hospitalized, at-risk/malnourished patients being discharged to home health, and Group 2 will consist of outpatients at-risk/malnourished patients enrolled in home health. Both groups will be followed for 90 days post enrollment. The QIP groups ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jan 2017
Source: London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the inclusion of 1g of intravenous taurine as part of the nitrogen source of parenteral nutrition reduces parenteral nutrition associated cholestatic liver disease, a common side effect of parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Sep 2007
Source: Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Undernutrition is a state marked by energy and/or protein intake deficiency or mal-absorption, and is often described as protein energy malnutrition (PEM). Malnutrition is common in hospitalized patients worldwide. The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalized patients range from 20% - 50%, depends on the varieties of diseases, health system, population and assessment tools. It is well documented in Western countries that malnutrition affects clinical ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Sep 2009
Source: The Hospital for Sick Children
The purpose of this study is to determine whether children on long-term parenteral nutrition (>6 weeks) have serum aluminum concentrations that are higher than children (aged and gender matched) that have never received parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jul 2013
Source: Shahid Beheshti University
Glutamine supplementation has beneficial effects on morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients, possibly in part through an attenuation of the proinflammatory cytokine response and a Immune function. In this trial intensive care unit patients with enteral feeding will receive either enteral glutamine or maltodextrin as placebo for 28 days. Read More
Last Updated: 26 Dec 2016
Source: University of Saskatchewan
The overall purpose of the study is to evaluate nutrition education interventions to promote pulse incorporated complementary food to the wider rural community through the government system to improve maternal knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) and nutritional status of young children (6 to 24 months). The hypothesis is that nutrition education improves mothers knowledge, attitude and practice of pulse incorporated complementary food and improves dietary ... Read More
Last Updated: 15 Feb 2016
Source: University of Eastern Finland
The aim of the study is to evaluate the impact of six month long nutritional and oral health intervention on nutritional status, oral health, functional performance and hospital admission/costs on older persons using home care services. Additionally, participants are interviewed at home regarding their drugs use and this information will be compared with medication information in electronic patient records. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Aug 2014
Source: Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano
Phase III, medical, multicentric, controlled, open label, two-parallel groups, randomized, clinical trial. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of home enteral nutrition on the nutritional status, the quality of life and tolerance to chemotherapy, in malnourished patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery for malignancy (oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, biliary tract). Patients were randomized to receive either home enteral nutrition ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2016
Source: University of California, San Diego
This is a clinical study designed to evaluate the safety and benefit of a fish oil based fat emulsion in the treatment of liver disease associated with prolonged use of intravenous nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 21 May 2014