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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
In this study, the investigators are interested in assessing the effects of the isocaloric increase of eating frequency on appetite and metabolism. How the consumption of an isocaloric breakfast in four intakes vs. one can modify satiety and appetite control in lean and obese subjects through : - the physiological consequences : difference in postprandial kinetics of glucose, non esterified fatty acid, triglyceride, the secretion of satiety gut ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2012
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
This clinical trial will compare the growth and tolerance of infants who consume an investigational cow's milk-based infant formula to those who consume a marketed cow's milk-based infant formula through approximately 4 months of age. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Aug 2016
Source: Vegenat, S.A.
The most common symptoms associated to senile dementia disease are confusion about schedules, hyperactivity... In this sense, these patients have frequently poor nutrition, resulting in malnutrition problems or malnutrition high risk. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Jun 2012
Source: Centre for Food and Nutrition Research, Yaounde
The purpose of this study is to determine whether an improved corn-soya blend (CSB+) and a new formulated ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) are effective in the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in children. Read More
Last Updated: 09 Jul 2013
Source: Nantes University Hospital
Symbiotic interaction between probiotics ("Living alimentary microbials supplemental, affecting positively host by improving intestinal microbial equilibrium" (Fuller, 1989)) and human digestive tract was amply experimented and seems to be an interesting solution to orientate neonates digestive flora. Many studies showed a probant efficiency of probiotic supplementation in neonates on ECUN, despite abnormally high ECUN incidence in control group. ... Read More
Last Updated: 05 Jun 2008
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
To evaluate the effects of synbiotic supplementation on insulin resistance, and lipid profile in subjects with metabolic syndrome, in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study, 38 subjects with metabolic syndrome will be supplemented with either synbiotic or placebo capsules twice/day for 28 weeks. Both the synbiotic (G1) and the placebo (G2) groups will be advised to follow an energy balanced diet and physical activity recommendations. ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Dec 2013
Source: Turku University Hospital
A randomized double-blind placebo controlled intervention study with pregnant obese women (n=440) will be conducted. The intervention will involve consumption of fish oil and/or probiotic capsules from early pregnancy until 6 months after delivery. The aim of the study is firstly to investigate the effects of the supplements on the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus and obesity in the women and secondly to modify the risk markers of allergy and obesity ... Read More
Last Updated: 19 Apr 2016
Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
Previous studies have shown that consumption of a low calorie cranberry beverage imparts a favorable impact on HDL cholesterol, LDL oxidation, and cell adhesion molecules in men. However, these studies were not well controlled. Thus, it is important to confirm these effects in a blinded, placebo-controlled feeding study. The investigators goal is to verify the cardioprotective effects of cranberries by conducting a dietary intervention trial with healthy ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Feb 2011
Source: Abbott Nutrition
To evaluate growth and tolerance of healthy term infants fed experimental infant formulas, a commercial infant formula and human breast milk. Read More
Last Updated: 29 May 2014
Source: Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
The purpose of this study is to determine whether iron-fortified PN is effective in the preventative and treatment of preterm infants. Preterm infants are at risk for anemia especially in preterm infants. Anemia effects growing development, clinical prognosis, cognition, movement, learning ability and behavioral development. As enteral nutrition is not feasible soon after birth in most preterm infants, parenteral iron administration is an efficacious method ... Read More
Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016
Source: University of Southern Denmark
This is a follow-up cohort study of 6 years old children born preterm in Denmark from 2004-2008, and at four different neonatal units. During hospitalisation they received breast milk with fortification. At time of discharge there were made 3 different nutrition groups; if possible they were randomised into one of two groups: 1. Breastfeeding solely 2. Breastfeeding with fortification If breastfeeding was not possible they were put in group ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Oct 2016
Source: Rigshospitalet, Denmark
The purpose of the investigation is to compare two catheter lock solutions (TaurolockTMHep100 and Heparin 100 IE/ml), on the occurence of catheter related blood stream infection, in patients with intestinal failure and a central venous access device for home parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 04 Apr 2016
Source: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
The investigators' general hypothesis is that nutritional factors, including protein/energy malnutrition and/or an impaired response of muscle to nutrition, and inactivity play significant roles in developing sarcopenia, the involuntary loss of muscle mass and function with age. Therefore, age-specific prolonged interventions including nutritional manipulations and/or exercise may help to reduce, stabilize, or even reverse sarcopenia. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Dec 2016
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
The portal hypertension (PHT) is the main complication in patients presenting with cirrhosis. It can be the direct cause of bleeding by rupture of the esophageal or gastric varices and can also contribute to the development of ascites, hepatic encephalopathy and pleuropulmonary complications. In the paediatric population presenting with the PHT, one of every two children develops varices and thus has a significant risk of bleeding. Safe and easy to use, the ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jul 2013
Source: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Aim 1 - The primary aim of our study is to assess whether group counseling is a non-inferior intervention compared to the usual care of individual counseling in the management of childhood obesity. In order to achieve this aim, the investigators will compare the mean change in BMI after 6 months of intervention in the two study arms. Aim 2 - The secondary aim of our study is to determine if the change in BMI is associated with changes in the dietary ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015
Source: Mount Royal University
Obesity is one of the most important determinants of quality of life and function. People with lumbar spinal stenosis may be at increased risk of obesity given walking limitations. Spinal stenosis is a very common degenerative condition in people over 45. People with this condition have pain and numbness in the legs during walking, and therefore avoid physical activity. Lack of physical activity is related to weight gain and increased risk of chronic ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2013
Source: University of Pittsburgh
The primary research question is, in patients with short bowel syndrome requiring central venous access device (CVAD) for long-term total parenteral nutrition, is once weekly recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) lock therapy more effective than routine care using heparin flushes in reducing the incidence of line-associated thrombosis and infection. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015
Source: USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
This project will evaluate the daily intake of whole eggs in the Mediterranean Diet (Med Diet). Cholesterol levels are normally related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Dietary fat and the total diet makeup are well known modifiers of CVD risk. The Med Diet has been shown to decrease blood lipids (fats) and reduce inflammation. Cholesterol intake from eggs may not be as bad as once thought and, in fact, may help to improve the blood lipid (fat) levels. ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2016
Source: University of Florida
The purpose of this study is to determine if health-related text messages sent from healthcare providers to overweight and obese adolescents enrolled at a pediatric lipid clinic will result in increased adherence to their nutrition and physical activity goals and improve their weight loss. The study will also assess if the volume of texts per week impacts outcomes. This will be a small scale pilot study, with plans for a future larger scale study to assess ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 May 2016
Source: Clinical Evaluation Research Unit at Kingston General Hospital
The purpose of this study is to improve the outcomes of critically ill older patients and the health outcomes of their families by capacitating and partnering with families in optimizing patient/family centered care. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017