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Source: Malaysia Palm Oil Board
There is increasing evidence suggests that elevated levels of postprandial triacylglycerol (TAG)-rich lipoproteins may promote the development of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). A prolonged and elevated postprandial lipemia is associated with increased risk of CVD by a variety of mechanisms such as insulin resistance, inflammation, endothelial dysfunction and oxidative stress. However, current evidence on the acute effects of type of fats on postprandial ... Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jul 2014
Source: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Part 1: The goal of this clinical research study is to compare the technical quality of 2 ways of performing endorectal magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging (MRSI) of the prostate, using a "3 Tesla (3T)" scanner. This is the first of a 2-part study. In Part 1, researchers will compare the use of perfluorocarbon compound (PFC) within the endorectal coil with the use of air in order to try to find out which technique may help to produce better-quality ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Nov 2016
Source: Malaysia Palm Oil Board
In this study, the investigators address the research question of whether palm olein will have a positive influence on plasma total homocysteine levels in human volunteers provided with high-protein diets formulated from common Malaysian foods. Hypothesis: There is a significant difference on the effects of the three experimental oils (palm olein, olive and coconut oil) on plasma tHy levels and the other markers of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk ... Read More
Last Updated: 04 Jun 2011
Source: University of Iowa
The purpose of this study is to find out the Lidco Rapid ( monitoring tool gives cardiac output) is as equivalent in determining the hemodynamic assessment in cardiac surgical scenarios as the most often used pulmonary artery catheter, which is much more invasive than the Lidco Rapid. This will be accomplished through online surveys which have different cardiac surgery scenarios and will be distributed to cardiac fellowship trained anesthesiologists. The ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016
Source: National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the leading cause of acquired long term disability among children and young adults. Deficits in attention and memory are common and persist for years after moderate or severe TBI. The similarity between these symptoms and those of children with AD/HD, the efficacy of methylphenidate in the treatment of AD/HD, and the efficacy of methylphenidate in improving recovery of animals with brain injuries, support the need to study ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Jun 2005
Source: Ruhr University of Bochum
The purpose of this study is to perform a descriptive, content-based analysis on the different forms of documentation for in-flight medical emergencies that are currently provided in the emergency medical kits on board commercial airlines. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Oct 2012
Source: Malaysia Palm Oil Board
Interesterified (IE) fat blends will respond differently in terms of postprandial lipemia and insulinemic responses compare to a trans free palm margarine (TFPM). Read More
Last Updated: 15 Jul 2014
Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
RATIONALE: Stop-smoking information on the smokefree.gov website may help people quit smoking and remain a nonsmoker. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying how well the smokefree.gov website works with an electronic bulletin board in helping United States federal employees quit smoking. Read More
Last Updated: 29 Apr 2015
Source: Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
A multicentre, prospective observational study to develop, evaluate and validate Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for patients treated with cardiac ablation for symptomatic cardiac arrhythmias Read More
Last Updated: 31 Jan 2016
Source: Brigham and Women's Hospital
The 40 resident study subjects will be randomized to either receive a training session on use of a pocket-sized ultrasound or to receive training on physical exam skills. Following these sessions the subjects will have the opportunity to practice their skills during clinical rounds at BWH inpatient and outpatient settings. Four weeks after the training session all study subjects will take part in an assessment of their diagnostic skills. During this ... Read More
Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015
Source: Federal University of São Paulo
Patient undergoing breast reconstruction with lower abdominal flap, benefit when points are used for membership (between the aponeurosis of the abdominal flap and underlying muscles) for closing the donor area, where there is reduced incidence of complications. Read More
Last Updated: 24 May 2011
Source: University Hospital, Ghent
Study to investigate the influence of remifentanil and glycopyrrolate on cardiac index and blood pressure in children.To differentiate between contractility and the effect of the circulating volume, some of the subjects will receive additional fluid.This will be evaluated using two transthoracic echocardiac exams within the first 30 min of anesthesia. Read More
Last Updated: 02 Jan 2012
Source: Waitemata District Health Board
This study will determine whether laparoscopic and open hernia repair have the same recurrence and complication rates in the under 60yr old age group. The overall financial costs of each repair will also be compared. Read More
Last Updated: 01 Feb 2009
Source: Cortendo AB
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the efficacy of ascending doses of COR-003 in subjects with elevated levels of cortisol due to endogenous Cushing's Syndrome by assessment of reduction in Urinary Free Cortisol (UFC) concentrations and to identify the range of safe and effective doses of COR-003 that reduce mean UFC concentrations ≤ULN (upper limit of normal) of the assay at month 6 of the maintenance phase of dosing without a prior dose ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
Source: Pfizer
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy, safety and tolerability of multiple doses of RN6G in subjects with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-related Macular Degeneration. Read More
Last Updated: 15 Feb 2016
Source: Universidade Federal do Paraná
Aim: To evaluate the clinical survival of fluoride sealants applied in first permanent molars affected by Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH). Material and Methods: For this case control study, it was selected 41 first permanent molars of the 21 children aged 6-8 years. MIH was classified by one calibrated examiner (kappa 0.80) according severity of the MIH lesion (EAPD, 2003). Inclusion criteria were FPM with MIH or sound (without MIH), fully erupted, ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Jun 2016
Source: SonoCine, Inc.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether addition of automated whole breast ultrasound to the usual screening mammography in a population of asymptomatic women with mammographically dense breasts will result in a significantly greater number of breast cancers discovered than would be found by mammography alone. Read More
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008
Source: Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoas
There are no differences between the exams made with the new device,that evaluates the hearing, and the device gold standard, that is widely used in clinics and hospitals. Read More
Last Updated: 25 May 2010
Source: Johns Hopkins University
This study will compare interscalene nerve block versus liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) for pain control after total shoulder replacements. Each method will be assessed in terms of post operative pain scores, pain medication consumption, length of stay, complications (nerve injuries, hematomas, cardiac/respiratory events) and rate of readmission due to pain. The aims of this study will be achieved through a randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 May 2016
Source: Université de Sherbrooke
This study compared the efficacy at one year of an interdisciplinary approach including individual counseling and group seminars versus group seminars alone to induce weight loss in subjects at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This study also compare if a participant's presence in small informative meeting groups as the only form of intervention is sufficient to induce a lifestyle change, thus inducing the weight loss needed for the prevention of ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Oct 2009