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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Sheba Medical Center
The research subject Health organizations around the world have determined that breastfeeding is the most critical source of nutrition for newborns in the first weeks and months of their lives. A mother's breast milk contains unique nutritious components and other nonnutritive elements that help promote healthy baby growth and development (1, 2). Recent studies show that a mother's breast milk contains components that vary from each specimen. There are ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jan 2015
Source: University of Alberta
Weight loss resulting from poor food intake is common in head and neck cancer patients. Currently, feeding tubes are placed before starting treatment to provide nutrition and prevent weight loss. However, studies have not always shown that feeding tubes prevent weight loss. Also, limiting food intake by mouth may lead to swallowing problems. The aim of this study is to compare the effect of diet and swallowing therapy with feeding tube placement. In this ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 May 2016
Source: Wolfson Medical Center
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and tolerability of a novel dietary intervention for early CD based on partial enteral nutrition, and to compare it to the gold standard but difficult to implement dietary intervention- Exclusive enteral nutrition with Modulen . Read More
Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017
Source: Jinling Hospital, China
Adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) for gastric cancer is known to improve prognosis, and longer time to AC is associated with worse survival. However, most clinical trials mandate that AC is still to commence within 6 to 8 weeks after surgery consideration for malnutrition, postoperative complications and intolerance of AC. Placement of jejunostomy nutrition tube for enteral nutrition is a common component of these procedures, as a result of superior postoperative ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Jan 2013
Source: Abt Associates
The USDA Healthy Incentives Pilot (HIP) evaluated the impact of a 30% financial incentive on fruit and vegetable intake among adult participants in the USDA Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP). Read More
Last Updated: 05 Jan 2016
Source: University of Kansas Medical Center
The purpose of this study is to develop a tool to help researchers better understand what diet information people know and what skills they use to make diet choices. Read More
Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
This study is intended to compare growth, nutritional status, and brain development in children fed an Investigational cow's milk based formula containing a nutrient-rich whey protein, a standard cow's milk based formula, or fed exclusively breast milk. Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jun 2016
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
This research is being conducted to study the reliability of a method used to measure resting metabolic rate, or how much energy a person expends while at rest. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Dec 2015
Source: Laboratoires Nutrition et Cardiometabolisme
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the impact of the intake of a dietary supplement STABLOR™ on the change of the abdominal visceral fat mass in patients with a metabolic syndrome. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Mar 2014
Source: University of Wisconsin, Madison
This is a pilot community-based research study to examine the effects of specific environmental and social factors on physical activity, fitness, and health of middle school Hispanic children living in an inner-city community. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Dec 2013
Source: Vanderbilt University
The current study is designed to assess the impact of an enriched oral nutritional shake (Ensure Plus®) to improve the nutritional status and patient outcome after surgery to remove a cancerous bladder (radical cystectomy). Radical cystectomy with urinary diversion using a segment of intestine is the standard of care for invasive bladder cancer. This operation has a high complication rate and several studies have shown that this may be directly related to ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Dec 2014
Source: University of Nebraska
The purpose of this study is to determine if established parenteral nutrition (PN) associated liver disease can be reversed or its progression halted by using a parenteral fat emulsion prepared from fish oil as measured by normalization of serum levels of hepatic enzymes and bilirubin. Read More
Last Updated: 03 May 2009
Source: University of Tennessee
The purpose of the challenge is to see if we, as the nutrition experts, can follow the dietary and physical activity guidelines promoted to the public. We have an opportunity to "practice what we preach." Scientific evidence demonstrates, knowledge is not enough to change ones'behaviors. It is through positive approaches and lifestyle changes that behavior can be altered. By experiencing the planning, work, and motivation required to make lifestyle changes ... Read More
Last Updated: 13 Nov 2012
Source: Technological Centre of Nutrition and Health, Spain
The objective of the study is to evaluate the effect of consumption of a food supplement rich in procyanidins extracted from the bark of French pine, Oligopin®, on blood pressure of people with mild / moderate degree of hypertension. Furthermore, the effect Oligopin® consumption on markers involved in the development of hypertension, and endothelial function in key enzymes that regulate blood pressure, inflammation and oxidation are considered. Also, try to ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015
Source: St. Luke’s Health System, Boise, Idaho
Omegaven is an intravenous fat emulsion (IFE) comprised of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil. It will be used in an open label compassionate use treatment protocol, as an alternative to soybean oil (omega-6), as the sole IFE source of parenteral nutrition in an effort to reduce and/or reverse parenteral nutrition associated liver disease. The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Omegaven use in pediatric patients with PN dependence and ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Nov 2015
Source: Boston Medical Center
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the effectiveness of two methods of delivering information about nutrition and physical activity to non-traditional college students. Participants will receive either a printed feedback report alone, or the feedback report in addition to a series of phone calls from a peer counselor. The peer counselors will provide nutrition and physical activity counseling using motivational interviewing techniques. ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Feb 2012
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
To compare the number of infants who discontinue from study formula due to formula intolerance as documented by the investigator. Hypothesize there will be no difference between formula groups. Read More
Last Updated: 22 Apr 2008
Source: PepsiCo Global R&D
This study investigates whether a protein-nutrition beverage can increase muscle protein synthesis to a similar magnitude as a control beverage. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014
Source: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
The aim of our work is to study the effect of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) cycling in preterm infants on hypercalcuria (excessive calcium excretion in urine). TPN cycling refers to administering the TPN over a portion of the day rather than the whole day. Our hypothesis is that cyclic TPN includes more hypercalcuria in preterm infants as compared to continuous TPN. Objectives: Measure Urinary Calcium(Ca) during the periods of continuous and ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 May 2011
Source: McGill University
The final stages in the development of peak bone mass (PBM) reside in late adolescence or early adulthood and are critical in the achievement of bone health. Optimization of PBM and maintenance of bone mineral density (BMD) are the best population health strategies in the primary prevention of osteoporosis. Diet and activity are key lifestyle factors in the primary prevention of osteoporosis as recognized in Canada's Food and Activity Guides. Dietary ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2016