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The Efficacy and Safety of Early Vitamin AD Supplementation in Very Preterm Infants

Sep 10th, 2021 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is the most prevalent longterm morbidity among surviving extremely preterm infants and has a multifactorial etiology. BPD is associated with later risk of reactive airways disease, such as asthma, post neonatal mortality and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes.Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a common retinal neovascular disorder and a major cause of vision i...

Effects of a Calorie Restricted, Very Low Fat Plant-based Diet and Multi-component Exercise Program on Metabolic Health

Sep 10th, 2021 - Reduced energy intake and increased physical activity have profound effects on cardiometabolic health as assessed by insulin sensitivity, β-cell function, serum lipids, intra-abdominal fat mass, intrahepatic triglyceride content, and blood pressure, and is the cornerstone of treatment for people with obesity. However, the specific additional therapeutic effects of regular exercise in conjunctio...

Early Risk of Asthma in Children Exposed to In-utero Maternal Obesity

Sep 10th, 2021 - The general objectives of this study are: To determine whether the increased risk of asthma in children born from a pre-pregnant obese mother can be observed at 3 years of life and whether this increased risk associated with altered plasma levels of immune mediators at birth. To explore in children born from pre-pregnant obese mother whether monocyte physiology and M1-M2 polarization present an...

Uterine Filling Pressure in Hysteroscopy

Sep 10th, 2021 - An a priori sample size calculation was completed. To achieve 80% power and an alpha of .05, the study team needed a sample size of 68 total with 34 participants in each group.The study will be a double-blind randomized control trial. Patients will be recruited based on surgery type (hysteroscopy) and consented using a written consent by the research coordinator with sufficient time to ensure p...

A Study to Test Whether Different Doses of BI 456906 Help People With Overweight or Obesity to Lose Weight

Sep 10th, 2021 - This study is open to adults, aged 18 to 75 years, with overweight or obesity. People with body mass index (BMI) of 27 or higher to join the study. People who have diabetes cannot participate. The purpose of this study is to find out whether a medicine called BI 456906 helps people lose weight. Participants are put into 5 groups by chance. 4 groups get different doses of BI 456906. The fifth gr...

The Effect of Lower Body Positive Pressure Treadmill Training on Individuals With Chronic Stroke

Sep 10th, 2021 - Stroke is neurological disease characterized by chronic major disability which will cause permanent changes in individuals life. In Saudi Arabia stroke considered as the main leading of disability and death. It is estimated to be 0.67% in Saudi Arabia compared to 2.5% of the population in the United States (US). Most of individuals have mobility deficit such as walk speed and postural maintenan...

Prevention of Obesity in Infants of Overweight and Obese Women

Sep 10th, 2021 - This is a clinical intervention study to calibrate infant milk or formula intake and modulate infant weight gain to prevent the development of infant obesity. The investigators will study only OW/OB women, as these patients are at increased risk of infants with excessive weight gain. The study will be conducted using clinical site at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and at CTSI, The Lundquist Institu...

"The Efficiency of Laparoscopic-assisted Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Post-laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Pain

Sep 10th, 2021 - This prospective, randomized, controlled, observer and patient-blind study will be conducted by the General Surgery, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Departments of Private Medicabil Hospital in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines. Hospital ethics committee approval was obtained for the study and the study was conducted between january 2021 and april ...

Assessment of the Overstich Technique for the Management of Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass.

Sep 10th, 2021 - Nowadays morbid obesity (BMI ≥ 40kg/m²) is a major problem of public health in industrialized countries. About 500 000 patients would be affected by this disease in France in 2009. Prevalence of the morbid obesity raised from 0.3 % (± 0.1 %) of the population in 1997 to 1.1 % (± 0.1 %) in 2009 (Extrapolation of the data ObEpi on 2009 to the French population) (1). For this type of patient, the ...

Frequency of SOD1 and C9orf72 Gene Mutations in French ALS

Sep 10th, 2021 - After obtaining free and informed consent for genetic characteristic tests, a blood sample will be taken during hospitalisation for diagnostic confirmation or during the quarterly multidisciplinary consultations planned for these patients in the classic follow-up set up within the ALS centres of the FILSLAN network if the genetic status is not already known. This sample will be integrated into ...

Creating an Optimized Technology-Based Weight Loss Program for Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients

Sep 10th, 2021 - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is the main treatment for heart attacks and other types of CVD. It is based on science, it saves money, and it is widely-available. Each session (of which there are a few each week for 3 months) combines supervised exercise and instruction. The goals are to improve overall health and red...

VESPER: Stress Urinary Incontinence STUDY

Sep 10th, 2021 - All patients with urodynamically proven SUI, who have failed/declined conservative therapies and their history suggests mild to moderate SUI, will be informed about the study and consented if they wish. They will be invited to attend a screening visit. At this visit, they will be asked to perform a standardised 1 hour pad test. Their medical history will be checked and they will undergo a clini...

Financial Incentives for Weight Reduction Study

Sep 10th, 2021 - Financial incentives for motivating changes in health behavior, for weight loss in obese individuals, are increasingly being tested by health insurers, employers, and government agencies. However, a key unanswered question regarding weight loss is how to structure these incentive programs to maximize their (1) effectiveness, underscored by the fact that most programs have not resulted in signif...

Healthy Juntos Pilot Study

Sep 10th, 2021 - The purpose of the study is to assess the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effects of a digital (web and mobile phone-based) program to improve physical activity levels and quality dietary intake among Hispanic parent-adolescent dyads.

Calorie Restriction and Brain Function in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Sep 10th, 2021 - AD diagnosis is projected to increase from approximately 5 million to 13.8 million Americans by 2050. The Alzheimer's Association estimates that healthcare costs for AD by 2050 could be 1.2 trillion dollars per year for Americans aged 65 years or older. There is marked focus on treating AD during the MCI phase, which precedes AD. In the brain, insulin normally facilitates microvascular blood fl...

The Effect of Extended Use of the EPITOMEE CAPSULE

Sep 10th, 2021 - This is an interventional, open label, single arm extension study to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of the Epitomee Capsule in subjects who completed a 24-week treatment period with the Epitomee-Capsule and experienced at least 3% weight loss during that period. All participating subjects will receive the Epitomee capsule arm in combination with lifestyle intervention.

MR-based Characterization of Bone Marrow in Its Relevance to Skeletal Disease in Patients With Diabetes

Sep 10th, 2021 - For a long time, no direct connection was seen between the two common diseases diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis. However, as more and more younger people are affected by obesity, develop type 2 diabetes mellitus and suffer osteoporotic fractures, the question of a connection between these clinical pictures has now arisen. Modern magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy techniques allow det...

Incidence of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Glioma Patients With Venous Thromboembolism Converted From LMWH to Apixaban

Sep 10th, 2021 - Primary Objectives To estimate the incidence of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in glioma patients with history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after the conversion from low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) injections to oral Apixaban. Secondary Objective To estimate the incidence of recurrent VTE in glioma patients with history of venous thromboembolism after the conversion from low molecular wei...

Cholesterol Effects of Kori-tofu Proteins

Sep 10th, 2021 - There are several types of tofu, an example of a specific type of tofu is called Kori-tofu. Kori-tofu literally means frozen tofu. The production process of Kori-tofu leads to the formation of a higher high molecular weight fraction (HMF) content of the soy proteins. Several studies describe the effects of Kofi-tofu on health. In this study the aim is to investigate the effect of repetitive con...

Comparative Analysis of Anti-COVID-19 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Humoral and Memory T Cell Responses in Children With Various Degrees of Immunosuppression:

Sep 10th, 2021 - Adaptive immune responses are essential for clearing viral infections and retention of virus specific memory populations is required for long-term immunity. However, there is still uncertainty about whether adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 are protective. Such knowledge is of immediate relevance, as it will provide insights into immunity of SARS-CoV-2 infection and thus help define futur...