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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics


Source: Prolacta Bioscience
The purpose of this study is to determine whether very low birth weight infants (less than or equal to 1250g or about 2 3/4 pounds) born prematurely fed a diet of only human milk and human milk-derived nutrition have better health outcomes than babies fed at least some formula (made from cow's milk)or formula-derived nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 15 Feb 2010
Source: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
In critically ill patients, a strategy aimed at an early delivery of full caloric support, with a combination of Enteral Nutrition (EN) and Parenteral Nutrition (PN) (in conditions preventing hyperglycemia and overfeeding), results in shorter ICU and hospital stay and less morbidity as compared to a strategy using only EN. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
While fish-oil lipid emulsions have shown a benefit to the treatment of parenteral nutrition (PN)-associated cholestasis, the dose is limited to 1 g/kg/day. Similarly, in early PN-associated cholestasis the dose of soy-based lipid is limited to 1 g/kg/day. Often the calories that are lost from this relative decreased dose of lipids can be provided by adjusting the dextrose content of the PN solution and providing a higher glucose infusion rate. In some ... Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016
Source: Harokopio University
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered as the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. NAFLD is a pathologic condition which involves both hepatic steatosis and non alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as the result of fat accumulation in the liver (liver fat >5-10% of liver weight), not due to excess alcohol consumption or other causes of steatosis. At present, no medication or surgical procedure has been approved for treating NAFLD ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Jul 2016
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
To assess the knowledge of both type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics on diabetes, nutrition, and exercise. Although type 2 diabetics should know more about their disease and its needs, it is not expected they will know significantly more than the lay public. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Sep 2005
Source: Nutricia Advanced
This study is an open, prospective, comparative diagnostic studies aimed at improving the colonoscopy results, by optimizing the way of preparation for endoscopy Read More
Last Updated: 20 Sep 2016
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Intervention study in malnourished adults to assess whether a nutritional supplement given for 8 weeks in addition to the subject's usual diet improves body weight, body composition, biochemical and immune parameters. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Oct 2009
Source: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
The purpose of this study is to characterize physical growth, body composition, dietary intake, neurobehavioral development, and brain function of infants and children fed mostly breast-milk, milk-based formula or soy-based formula during their first year of life. Children are followed from age 2 months to age 6 years. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017
Source: Brigham and Women's Hospital
The study hypothesizes that one form of food supplement to HIV-infected individuals in Haiti (ready-to-use-supplementary food) will result in improved HIV, nutrition and quality of life outcomes when compared to a second type of food supplement (corn-soy-blend) over the course of 12 months of food supplementation. Read More
Last Updated: 09 Aug 2016
Source: AHS Cancer Control Alberta
In this study, an oral nutrition supplement has been developed that take into consideration: the nutritional requirements, treatment side-effects and taste preferences of head and neck cancer patients; the acceptance of a supplement when experiencing radiation therapy side-effects; and the taste preferences of head and neck cancer patients which may affect the supplement intake. We hope to increase dietary intake during the last 2 weeks of radiation ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016
Source: B. Braun Melsungen AG
Evaluation of the impact of peri- and post-operative parenteral nutrition enriched with n-3 PUFA on post-operative inflammatory processes. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Jun 2011
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of curcumin supplement on metabolic factors and hepatic fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver patients with type 2 diabetes. Subjects will participate in 3 month, two group, randomized intervention, where one group (n=25) will take 1.5g/d curcumin and the other group (n=25) will take a placebo to compare differences in outcomes between the two groups. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2016
Source: Abbott
To compare two lipid emulsions in the long-term parenteral alimentation of patients with AIDS in relation to: Clinical effectiveness. Effect on immunologic function. Effect on HIV load as measured by p24 antigen levels. Effect on relative HIV infectivity. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Feb 2009
Source: Old Dominion University
Carbohydrate ingestion, in particular fructose, has been shown in a handful of previous studies to elicit a thermic effect and increase core body temperature after ingestion. Carbohydrate foods and supplements are commonly consumed prior to endurance running competition, including situations where an athlete's ability to dissipate body heat is compromised. Thus, there is some potential for pre-exercise carbohydrate ingestion to have a deleterious effect on ... Read More
Last Updated: 13 Jan 2017
Source: Ryerson University
The purpose is to investigate the effect of sedentary screen time activities on food intake and subjective appetite in 9- to 14-year old normal weight and overweight/obese girls. The investigators hypothesize that pre-meal exposure to screen time activities for 45 minutes increases subjective appetite and food intake at the next meal. Food intake will be measured immediately following screen-time exposure, and subjective appetite measured throughout the ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012
Source: Abbott Nutrition
The purpose of this study is to assess overall growth of preterm infants fed a reformulated preterm infant formula during hospitalization. All study products meet levels of nutrients for the infant population as specified in the Infant Formula Act and all subsequent amendments. Read More
Last Updated: 01 Mar 2015
Source: The Cooper Institute
The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of resting metabolic rate (RMR) using BodyGem and BalanceLog in helping overweight and obese individuals manage their weight. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014
Source: Mead Johnson Nutrition
This clinical trial will evaluate the stool of infants fed one of two infant formulas, which contain different types of proteins, or breast milk to determine if different proteins have an effect on the type of bacteria that enters and lives in an infant's intestine early in life. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Sep 2016
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
Children who recover from moderate acute malnutrition in Malawi remain at high risk for relapse or death in the year following recovery. This cluster-randomized trial will evaluate a package of affordable, safe, proven interventions specifically targeted to this population of children in an attempt to decrease their risk of relapse or death following recovery from moderate acute malnutrition. These children will be followed for a year following recovery to ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016
Source: University of Florida
The purpose of this research study is to determine if the diameter and flow of the superior mesenteric artery in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage undergoing hypertensive therapy for cerebral artery vasospasm are effected enough to justify withholding enteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016