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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
To utilize a community-based approach to nutrition education in an urban African American community. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Feb 2016
Source: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Supplementary feeding and intensive IEC at the community level will effectively reduce moderate PEM compared to the control children within 3 months . Intensive nutrition education at the household level will reduce by at least one third of the prevalence of moderate malnutrition (40% of present level) within a short period of 3 months Read More
Last Updated: 19 Mar 2016
Source: Fresenius Kabi
Malnutrition is a major cause of death in chronic hemodialysis patients. Primary treatment of malnutrition in these patients is dietetic counseling, additional enteral nutrition and occasionally drug therapy. In cases where primary treatment of malnutrition is not effective, intradialytic parenteral nutrition (IDPN)during dialysis therapy may be administered. Using IDPN aminoacids, carbohydrates and fatty acids as well as vitamins and trace elements can be ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Feb 2016
Source: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice
Enteral nutrition is the treatment of choice for malnourish patient. Nasogastric tube (NGT) is although a common act. Unfortunately, this procedure can be painful. Also, many patients will need many NGT re-insertion. Therefore, the investigators need to increase the acceptability of this procedure by increasing comfort during NGT passage. Professionals guidelines of HAS (recommendations professionnelles de bonne pratiques de soins) and SFNEP (Société ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Dec 2013
Source: University of Nebraska
The overall purpose of this study is to determine if replacing standard soybean oil based fat emulsions with Omegaven®, a fish oil based fat emulsion, can reverse or prevent the progression of parenteral nutrition associated liver disease. It is a compassionate use protocol for patients who already have significant liver disease related to parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 09 May 2016
Source: Stony Brook University
This project will address the important area of childhood obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with obesity. This is a serious health concern since children who are overweight or obese are prone to other medical conditions including high blood pressure, abnormal lipid profiles,and type 2 diabetes. Although exercise and nutrition programs are recommended, evidence for the efficacy of these programs in improving cardiovascular health is ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Dec 2013
Source: Harvard School of Public Health
The purposes of this study are (1) to determine whether child nutrition-focused adoption encouragement messages focused on Quality Protein Maize (QPM) and the availability of small quantities of QPM seed can be effective at increasing QPM adoption and health outcomes for young children, and (2) to determine whether consumption encouragement messages and techniques (e.g., containers for earmarking) can be effective at increasing QPM targeting to and health ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Mar 2016
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Hypothesis 1: Food allergies are associated with poor growth which can be corrected with nutrition intervention. - More than 10% of children with multiple food allergies will have a weight-for-age z-score less than - 2 at diagnosis. The z-score is a measure of the distance from the mean value, or 50th percentile on the growth chart. A z-score of less than - 2 indicates that the child is underweight. ... Read More
Last Updated: 04 Aug 2015
Source: Northwell Health
This is a compassionate use protocol to use intravenous fish oil infusion, Omegaven®, to infants and children with parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease to enable reversal of elevated serum liver enzymes and direct bilirubin (cholestasis). Read More
Last Updated: 10 Jan 2016
Source: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Nutrition is an important part of the recovery process after having a head injury so that subjects can gain strength and fight off infection. Liquid nutrition formulas are often given to patients through a tube that has been placed into the intestines for feeding when they are unable to eat on their own. Some reports suggest that nutrition with extra amounts of the amino acid called glutamine may decrease infections and hospital stay in severely injured ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Sep 2015
Source: Second Military Medical University
The project is aimed at investigating the effect of nutrition education on knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP)of subjects who are frequently eating out, and the effect on metabolic parameters. Read More
Last Updated: 04 Mar 2013
Source: EZUS-LYON 1
IDPN is widely used in HD patients without clue of its effectiveness. Study objectives: to evaluate IDPN effects on mortality (main objective), hospitalization rates, nutritional status, dialysis efficacy, Karnofsky score Read More
Last Updated: 13 Apr 2006
Source: McGill University Health Center
Enhancing the anabolic effect of nutrition in critically ill patients by administering exogenous amino acids. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Aug 2016
Source: Southwestern Regional Medical Center
This study is being done to examine the effect of Parenteral (intravenous) nutrition support in the home setting on quality of life in cancer patients. In addition, this study is being done to examine the effect of home parenteral nutrition on the use of pain and anti-nausea medication. Read More
Last Updated: 19 Feb 2014
Source: Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and intestinal perforation are common in premature infants. Often surgery is needed to remove the dead bowel and create an ostomy (a temporary intestinal opening on the infant's abdomen). Infants with ostomies cannot digest and absorb food well, and must receive nutrition through the blood stream, i.e. parental nutrition (PN). However, prolonged dependence on PN can severely damage the liver and gut. Therefore, giving ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 May 2013
Source: University of California, San Diego
The specific aims of this proposal are to implement SCNIP in 6 Northgate Gonzalez Markets across San Diego, Orange and LA counties (2 in each county), and determine which level of financial incentive rebate (specifically, $10/month, $20/month, or $40/month) optimally increases the purchase and consumption of SNAP eligible fruits and vegetables. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Nov 2016
Source: National Center for Tumor Diseases, Heidelberg
A randomised multicentre clinical phase IIIb trial for patients suffering from pancreatic adenocarcinoma receiving defined second or higher line chemotherapy and additionally parenteral nutrition (study arm A) or best supportive nutritional care (study arm B). Read More
Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014
Source: University of Calgary
Research on physical activity and nutrition interventions aimed at positively impacting symptom management, treatment-related recovery and quality of life has largely excluded head and neck cancer populations. This translates into a lack of clinical programming available for these patient populations. Head and neck cancer patients deal with severe weight loss, with upwards of 70% attributed to lean muscle wasting, leading to extended recovery times, ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016
Source: Abbott Nutrition
The purpose is to observe the compliance to a high-calorie, high protein peptide-based nutritional supplement after 3 months in a malnourished population with impaired gastrointestinal tolerance living in nursing homes and as outpatients. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
The purpose of this study is to develop a novel, non-invasive method that will provide personalized feedback during dietary interventions as a marker for compliance. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016