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Anorexia Clinical Trials

A listing of Anorexia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (47) clinical trials

Estrogen Replacement in Anorexia Nervosa

While there is broad knowledge on the disruption of appetite regulation, neurocognitive deficits in AN patients, the impact of cortisol on neurocognitive performances in patients with AN and the effects of estrogen on neurocognitive features in healthy subjects, up to now, no study has implemented estrogen replacement in AN patients, ...

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Study of Food Aversion in Patients With Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a brain-based disorder that often leads to serious health consequences including death. The EPHX2 gene has been identified as a susceptibility gene for anorexia nervosa. With the application of complementary research approaches, this study aims to develop a multi-omics biomarker system for anorexia nervosa through a food-challenge ...

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The Role of Lactobacillus Reuteri in Children and Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa

Pediatric patients with AN and constipation referred to gastroenterologist for nutritional rehabilitation at the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Clinical Hospital Center Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, approximately 30 children, will be asked to participate. The evaluation of patients will be conducted through APA DSM-V diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa ...

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Trial of Quetiapine in Anorexia Nervosa

This research study is being held at UCSD to determine whether the medication Quetiapine helps people suffering from anorexia nervosa by reducing core eating disorders symptoms. This study will see if the medication Quetiapine helps symptoms of anxiety, depression, and obsessionality, in addition to increasing BMI. Men and women between ...

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Cephalic Phase in Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa and Obese Binge Eaters

Food stimulation of gastric and pancreatic secretion is classically divided into cephalic, gastric and intestinal phases. Cephalic phase refers to a simultaneous activation of gastrointestinal motility, gastric acid and pancreatic enzyme secretion ,as well as, release of hormones from the endocrine pancreas which occurs through activation of vagal -efferents as ...

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Drug Transport in Patients With Anorexia Nervosa

The aim of this study is to investigate whether patients with anorexia nervosa have elevated plasma cholesterol levels and, if elevated plasma cholesterol levels influence drug transport by the ABC-transporter P-gp (P-glycoprotein, MDR 1/ABCB1). We will isolate peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) and total RNA from the blood of patients ...

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Effects of Denosumab on Bone Mineral Density in Women With Anorexia Nervosa: A Pilot Study

This protocol is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial which aims to investigate the effect of denosumab on BMD in women with anorexia nervosa. The investigators hypothesize that 12 months of denosumab administration will result in an increase in bone mineral density, decrease in markers of bone resorption and improvement ...

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The Impact of Oxytocin on the Neurobiology of Anorexia Nervosa

The primary objective of this investigation is to determine the impact of oxytocin (OT), a peptide hormone that influences social affiliation, on socioemotional neural circuitry and eating disorder behavior in anorexia nervosa (AN). Because socioemotional processing deficits appear to play a key role in AN, OT is implicated as a ...

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Reward Systems and Food Avoidance in Eating Disorders

Anorexia nervosa (AN), a characteristically relentless pursuit of thinness with an intense fear of weight gain despite significantly low body weight, is a serious psychiatric disorder with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Low weight eating disorders (LW-ED), the broader category of eating pathology that includes AN and similar variants, ...

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Correlation Study Between Heart Rate Variability and Anxiety in Anorexia Nervosa

The heart rate variability (HRV) is a measure of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). In the model of anorexia nervosa, ANS is disturbed with mostly a predominance of activation of the parasympathetic nervous system and a decrease of the sympathetic system. Various explanations of this these dysfunctions are proposed in ...

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