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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Abbott Nutrition
This is a single- country, interventional, double-arm study involving Chinese Elderly subjects. Read More
Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
This cluster-randomized trial will evaluate the impact of a multifaceted intervention (including electronic medical alerts) coordinated by a Nutritional Support Team, on adherence to recommended practices for care of starved children, among health personnel of a large university hospital. A key component of the study is to assess whether improved adherence to guidelines leads to a reduction in rates of complications. Read More
Last Updated: 13 May 2013
Source: Abbott Nutrition
The purpose of this study is to assess growth of preterm infants fed human milk supplemented with an experimental human milk fortifier. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Feb 2013
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
To evaluate the effects of flaxseed supplementation on fasting blood sugar, lipid profile and anthropocentric measurements in subjects with metabolic syndrome, in a randomized, open-labeled, controlled pilot study, 44 subjects with metabolic syndrome will be received 30g/d flaxseed with lifestyle modification or lifestyle modification alone for 12 weeks. Both groups will be advised to follow an energy balanced diet and physical activity recommendations. ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Jul 2015
Source: Western University, Canada
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a difference exists in the gut, oral, vaginal and human milk microbiome of under-nourished pregnant women as compared to healthy and obese pregnant women. In addition, the investigators are setting out to determine if a micronutrient enriched probiotic yogurt can improve the microbiome and pregnancy outcomes of under-nourished pregnant women. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013
Source: Abbott Nutrition
This is a randomized, multi-center, double blind, parallel study to compare growth and tolerance of healthy term infants fed either control or experimental infant formula. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Feb 2013
Source: Hospital Sao Domingos
In this pilot randomized prospective controlled trial the investigators intend to compare the use of a nutritional therapy based on caloric intake determined by indirect calorimetry and high protein intake with nutritional regimen based on 25 Kcal / kg / day and protein intake usually recommended for critically ill patients (1.4 to 1.5 grams / kg / day of protein). Read More
Last Updated: 05 Apr 2016
Source: Abbott Nutrition
The primary objective of this study is to assess the comparative gastrointestinal (GI) tolerance of normal term infants to six experimental milk protein-based powdered infant formulas. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Nov 2010
Source: First Hospital of Jilin University
Evaluation of the impact of preoperative nutritional support on clinical outcomes in patients at nutritional risk. The primary endpoint was the complication rate and the second endpoint was the length of stay. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Apr 2013
Source: Heidelberg University
The purpose of this trial is to investigate if the success rate of punction the vena subclavia (99% in retrospective studies) will be 15% higher than the success rate of venae sectio (80% in retro and prospective studies) for implantation of a totally implantable access ports. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2010
Source: University of New England
Through research, education and extension, this project will promote fruit and vegetable (F&V) purchases and consumption by families in under-resourced communities, thus reducing health disparities, improving human nutrition, and preventing unhealthy weight gain among children. Specifically, this project aims to evaluate the success of promoting F&V purchases among low- income and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-eligible families and ... Read More
Last Updated: 27 Nov 2016
Source: Gazi University
Stage 1 - Evaluation of Status of Early Reached Target Enteral Nutrition in critically ill children in the PICU (ERTEN in PICU). In critically ill children, there is no data on the factors influenced the enteral nutrition and feeding intolerance.The investigators aim to reach these goals in our study - To initiate the enteral feeding in pediatric intensive care units or not - To demonstrate the reasons whether early enteral feeding is initiated or ... Read More
Last Updated: 26 Dec 2016
Source: University of Vermont
Rationale: Online-grocery shopping is predicted to be one of the "hottest" food trends of 2014, as national retailers such as Amazon, as well as start-up companies, venture into the e- commerce grocery sector. Importantly, the online-grocery environment could be uniquely manipulated to promote healthier food purchasing and help with weight control. Since consumers tend to choose items listed first on menus and buffet lines, the order of food products ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016
Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
This study evaluates the effect of cashew nut consumption on traditional and emerging markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and determines the usable energy content of a serving of cashew nuts for accurate food labelling. Read More
Last Updated: 09 May 2016
Source: Midwestern Regional Medical Center
The purposes of this study are to make Omegaven® available to cancer patients with liver disease and to determine if Omegaven® can improve or prevent further liver disease. The study will also look at the effects Omegaven® has on immune function. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2016
Source: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Purpose: 1. Develop reference values for hydration biomarkers for children of 3 to 13 years old 2. Explore the association between children's and parents' hydration markers and fluid intake habits in children aged 3-13 y 3. Evaluate the equivalence of spot urine osmolality to 24h urine osmolality in children aged 3-13 y 4. Evaluate the differences in hydration markers between school and non-school days in children aged ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Source: University of Lausanne Hospitals
Childhood obesity and low fitness tracks into adulthood and carries significant co-morbidities. The investigators test the hypothesis that a multidisciplinary multilevel lifestyle intervention in preschool children in the French and German speaking part of Switzerland during one school-year results in a smaller increase in body mass index (BMI) and a larger increase in aerobic fitness. Read More
Last Updated: 26 Jan 2011
Source: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
The purpose of this study is to define the role of total body composition in the guidance of nutritional support and treatment monitoring in head and neck patients. Furthermore, the second aim of this study is to compare the clinical performance of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry as compared to CT in evaluating total body composition of patients. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Aug 2016
Source: National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
Study is a 12-week Double blind,controlled experiments designed to examine the possible effects of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms on the metabolic, inflammatory and oxidative stress markers in type 2 diabetic patients to vitamin D-fortified yogurt drink intake. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Apr 2012
Source: German Institute of Human Nutrition
This study aims to investigate the direct effect of high amounts of dietary fibre and high amounts of red meat in daily diet on intestinal microbiota, anthropometry and obesity markers in healthy adults. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Aug 2012