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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Nestlé
Compare clinical and biological effects of two enteral tube feeding nutrition formula (immune enhancing diet versus polymeric diet)in severe burn hospitalized patients . Read More
Last Updated: 17 Nov 2013
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
The purpose of this study is to determine how eating fish raised to have different levels of omega-3 fatty acids will reduce cardiovascular risk markers in people with elevated cardiovascular risk. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2016
Source: PanTheryx, Inc.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a medical nutrition product, PTM202, along with standard of care, enhances recovery and reduces diarrhea morbidity in young children Read More
Last Updated: 03 Oct 2013
Source: McGill University
In Ghana the level of malnutrition is high among children below five years of age, particularly in rural areas. The objective of the study was to investigate the effects of an education intervention aimed at addressing poor complementary feeding (CF) practices on the food intakes and growth of young children in the Upper Manya Krobo district of Ghana. Interviews and focus group discussions involving community health and agricultural workers, as well as ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Jun 2012
Source: Odense University Hospital
Clinical background: Weight loss is a common problem in patients suffering from gastrointestinal cancer. It is demonstrated that the prognosis for cancer patients with weight loss is worse than that for weight stable patients. Malnutrition in cancer patients is associated with a poor prognosis and is an important predictor of mortality. Supplementation with home parenteral nutrition in aphagic and terminal patients has shown improved quality of life, energy ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2016
Source: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
The purpose of this study is to investigate the association between nutrition and frailty in older community-living persons. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Sep 2011
Source: Johns Hopkins University
The investigators are recruiting participants for a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the usability and educational value of a nutrition education touchscreen computer program targeting Spanish-speaking Latina caregivers of children 2 and under. Participants will be randomized to the intervention group - use the computer program and the control group - do not use the program. They will be asked basic demographic questions, nutrition knowledge ... Read More
Last Updated: 05 Jan 2011
Source: German Institute of Human Nutrition
This 6-week parallel randomised prospective dietary intervention study with type 2 Diabetes investigates the nutrition influence of animal protein in comparison to plant protein on the glucose metabolism. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015
Source: University of Oslo
Undernutrition and growth restriction due to poor diet and inadequate nutrient intake continues to be a global challenge, particularly in the developing countries including Uganda. The etiology of inadequate nutrient supply to infants may relate to lack of resources or knowledge or a combination of both. Poor nutrient intake and impaired growth may affect brain and cognitive development. This study aims to evaluate nutrient intake, growth and cognitive ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Aug 2016
Source: Penn State University
This study is designed to determine if the following are true. When protein requirements exceed metabolic requirements, blood urea nitrogen(BUN) levels will rise. Elevated BUN levels in the absence of renal failure, hepatic failure, or GI bleeding, will be correlated with improved nitrogen balance and inversely correlated with infection rates, days of mechanical ventilation, ICU days, and total hospital days. Read More
Last Updated: 28 May 2007
Source: University of Toronto
Background: Childhood obesity imposes a great burden on the healthcare system. Given the increased frequency of dental compared to medical visits during childhood, dentists may be in an ideal position to recognize patients at risk of developing obesity. This randomized clinical trial explored the efficacy of a brief nutrition and physical activity counseling for healthy weight 6 to11 year-old children in a university-based pediatric dental clinic. Methods: ... Read More
Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015
Source: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
This study looks at the benefit of adding acupuncture to nutrition education for weight loss in women with early stage breast cancer post-chemotherapy. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Sep 2016
Source: University Hospital, Geneva
The aim of this study is to demonstrate the influence of peri-operative nutrition on the post-operative complications, preservation of lean body mass and length of stay after gastrectomy or oesophagectomy. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Sep 2013
Source: The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The purpose of this study is to learn the daily activities of nutrition management software users through an improved informed consent process and develop a conceptual model to describe these activities. The investigators will gather information from nutrition management software users, and design and test a new prototype of nutrition management software. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Jun 2012
Source: Nestlé
This is a single center, prospective, non-randomized, uncontrolled, observational study of the use of an enteral nutrition product in pediatric patients with developmental disabilities. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Aug 2014
Source: JW Pharmaceutical
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of CombiflexOmega peri in comparison to SmofKabiven peripheral in postoperative patients requiring parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2013
Source: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
This study is designed to evaluate cognitive function in preadolescents who have different body mass indexes. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017
Source: University Medicine Greifswald
We study whether an increased proportion of omega-3-fatty acids (contained in fish oil) in the nutrition of critically ill patients reduces systemic inflammation. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Sep 2006
Source: Chinese PLA General Hospital
This research is aimed at verifying the effects of diets with high protein and low glycemic index (GI) on weight management among overweight or obese Chinese adult. Additionally, the investigators intend to verify the effects of two new approaches, including food replacement and Internet-of-things (IOT) monitoring on weight control. Read More
Last Updated: 26 Jul 2015
Source: Coordinación de Investigación en Salud, Mexico
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition therapy in combination with education in diabetes using a multimedia application for improving indicators of metabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Feb 2016