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A Study of the Effectiveness and Safety of Dapoxetine in the Treatment of Men With Premature Ejaculation

Feb 10th, 2011 - One form of male sexual dysfunction is premature ejaculation (PE), which is also referred to as rapid ejaculation (RE). The study consists of 2 phases: pre-randomization phase (a screening visit and a 2-week baseline period); 12-week double-blind treatment phase during which patients will receive one of 2 doses of dapoxetine or placebo for use on an "as-needed" basis. The total duration of the ...

Probiotics in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Apr 22nd, 2013 - Evidence have shown benefits of gut flora modulation in treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but few reports are available on the effects of multistrain probiotics and there are few reports available in this regard from our society. Thus, we investigated if probiotics are effective in our patients as well. We hypothesize that the multistrain probiotic Balance containing seven bacteria s...

SU5416 in Treating Patients With AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma

Aug 28th, 2014 - OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the antitumor effects of SU5416 in patients with chemotherapy refractory cutaneous AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma. II. Determine the safety and tolerability of this regimen in these patients. III. Determine the pharmacokinetics of this regimen in these patients. IV. Determine the safety of this regimen on HIV replication and immune parameters in these patients. V. Determ...

Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Agomelatine in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

May 3rd, 2012 - This study will assess efficacy, safety and tolerability of agomelatine (AGO178) 25 mg and 50 mg in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). This study includes an 8-week double-blind phase and a 52-week open-label phase.

Amblyopia and Strabismus Detection Using a Pediatric Vision Scanner

Oct 28th, 2015 - The purpose of this project is to compare the performance of the Pediatric Vision Scanner (PVS) with the Gold Standard Examination to determine the effectiveness of the PVS at detecting amblyopia and strabismus.

Eculizumab to Treat Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Mar 3rd, 2008 - Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is an acquired clonal disorder of the hematopoietic stem cell characterized by intravascular hemolysis, hemoglobinuria, anemia, and thrombosis. The clinical features of PNH result from the lack of one or more of the GPI-linked proteins that serve to protect cells from autologous complement mediated attack. Two such proteins, CD55 (decay accelerating fac...

Sodium Butyrate For Improving Cognitive Function In Schizophrenia

May 1st, 2017 - The persistent cognitive deficits which can be appreciated across the course of SZ, from prodromal to chronic SZ, may be the most important underlying dysfunction in preventing functional, occupational, and social recovery in SZ compared to other symptom domains. Sodium butyrate is a short chain fatty acid and binds to the zinc site of histone deacetylases (HDAC). The inhibition of HDAC results...

Safety and Efficacy Study of Botulinum Toxin Type A for the Treatment of Neurogenic Overactive Bladder

Oct 1st, 2015 - The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A in treating overactive bladder in spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis patients

Dopamine Receptor Imaging to Predict Response to Stimulant Therapy in Chronic TBI

Mar 28th, 2018 - OBJECTIVES: Deficits in memory, attention, cognitive, and executive functions are the most common disabilities after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Dopamine (DA) neurotransmission is implicated in these neural functions and dopaminergic pathways are recognized to be frequently disrupted after TBI. One of the most widely used DAergic drugs is methylphenidate (Ritalin ). Methylphenidate increases ...

A Study for Treatment of Partial Seizures in Children

May 20th, 2007 - The purpose of the study is to assess the safety profile of the investigational medication, Depakote Sprinkle Capsules, in the treatment of partial seizures in children ages 3-10.

Effectiveness of Distraction Techniques on Pain Intensity During Immunization Among Infants

Jul 18th, 2017 - Immunization is an important part of public health intervention and cost effective strategy to control the infectious diseases especially in children and it is one of the most common painful procedure in infants. Pain during immunization leads to distressing experience for the infant, parents and health care worker. Distraction is non pharmacological method which is used for diverting attention...

Multicentre, Randomised Phase III Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Hetrombopag Olamine in Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Patient

Jul 18th, 2017 - A multicentre, randomised, double-blind,4-stages phase III study enrolled 414 patients with chronic, previously treated ITP. Dosage could be adjusted (2.5~.75 mg/day) to maintain platelet counts 50~250×109/L

Fat Metabolites and Gut Hormones

Jul 25th, 2017 - Dietary triglycerides are hydrolyzed during digestion to two fatty acids and one 2-monoacyl glycerol. The study will investigate the effects of these different fat components on gut hormone secretion in gastric bypass operated patients and non-operated BMI-matched controls.

Patient Management of Depression Through Technology: a Study of Digitally Enabled Engagement

Jun 25th, 2018 - This pilot study will be a randomized, real-world effectiveness study. Patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder starting a new prescription for an antidepressant monotherapy will be eligible for participation. The study will enroll 40 patients (20 in an observational arm of usual care and 20 with access to a mobile health application). No intervention will occur in the usual care arm. ...

Nasal Ocular Reflexes Contribute to Eye Symptoms

Sep 4th, 2013 - Symptoms of conjunctivitis (tearing, redness and itching) frequently occur in patients with allergic rhinitis. The pathophysiology underlying these symptoms remains to be elucidated. The symptoms probably arise via a combination of mechanisms including direct contact of natural pollen with the conjunctiva and reflex mechanisms originating in the nose. Pollen exposure can result from direct hand...


Jul 20th, 2017 - A headache is a more common disorder and one that prevails over a lifetime of much of the population. Among the causes are in the stress and spasms of the pericranial musculature, presence of painful sensitivity in the region, decrease of pain threshold, and a presence of trigger points (PGs) that can also cause as headaches. The solutions for health and health, in addition to Percutaneous Micr...

Clinical Trial Characterizing the Bioavailability of 1-Octanol in Adults With Ethanol-responsive Essential Tremor

Jan 31st, 2012 - OVERVIEW Essential tremor (ET) is a common movement disorder affecting 0.4% of the general population and up to 14% of people 65 years and older. Response to medications such as beta blockers and primidone may be of benefit, but are often accompanied by intolerable side effects. Response to ethanol, on the other hand, has a roughly 80% chance of significant tremor reduction, though daily use of...

Study of Wafermine™ for Post-bunionectomy or Abdominoplasty Pain

Jul 22nd, 2018 - This study evaluates the safety and effectiveness of Wafermine™ for post-bunionectomy or post-abdominoplasty pain over a 24 hours period. For subjects undergoing bunionectomy, 2 out of 3 subjects will receive Wafermine™ and 1 out of 3 subjects will receive placebo. For subjects undergoing abdominoplasty, 3 out of 4 subjects will receive Wafermine™ and 1 out of 4 subjects will receive placebo.

Beta-Hydroxy-Beta-Methylbutyrate (HMB) Supplementation After Liver Transplantation

Jul 31st, 2017 - Sarcopenia is an independent predictor of morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patient before and after liver transplantation. Beta-hydroxy-beta-methyl butyrate (HMB) is a leucine metabolite with potential efficacy in increasing protein synthesis, muscle mass and its functionality. The aim of this randomized controlled study is to evaluate the effect of a nutritional supplementation with HMB af...

Hormonal Causes of Menstrual-Related Mood Disorders

Jul 3rd, 2018 - The central serotonergic (5HT) system is one of the candidate systems that may mediate the abnormal mood and behavioral response to ovarian steroids observed in women with menstrual-related mood disorders (MRMD). Numerous studies have attempted to measure 5HT system function in women with MRMD and controls; however, previous studies were restricted to the evaluation of indirect measures of 5HT ...