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Aging Clinical Trials

A listing of Aging 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 (221) clinical trials

Retinol-induced Dermatitis in Aged Skin

Topical therapy with retinoids is the only proven medical therapy for aged/photoaged human skin. However, topical therapy with retinoids often result in unwanted cutaneous dermatitis, including erythema and scaling. The reseachers intend to investigate the dose, frequency of use, and time dependence of topical retinol-induced dermatitis. The researchers intend to ...

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Effects of Age and Exercise on Blood Pressure Regulation

This study is being done to find out how age, activity level, and the presence of heart disease affect the way the body controls blood pressure. A total of 80 individuals will be recruited for the study, and will consist of two groups: sedentary healthy individuals and those with coronary ...

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Influence of Fitness on Brain and Cognition

Recent studies have shown the encouraging effects of fitness training on human cognition, and brain structure and function. Such effects are of great interest both for what may they tell us about the nature of cognitive and brain aging and also for their public health implications. This study will test ...

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Couples Coping With Alzheimer's Disease

The majority of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) live at home with their spouses. AD erodes the ability of each member of the couple to support each other. Moreover, couples may be unaccustomed to seeking or accepting emotional and practical support from family members or formal resources. Even though AD ...

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Study of Male Osteoporosis and Aging

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by decreased bone mass and pathological changes in the microarchitecture of the bones. The clinical significance of osteoporosis is the association with fragility fractures and, consequently, increases in both morbidity and mortality. In men, genetical and life-style factors are known to affect the risk of ...

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Effects of Chronic Sleep Restriction in Young and Older People

It has long been recognized that sleep patterns change with age. A common feature of aging is the advance of the timing of sleep to earlier hours, often earlier than desired. Polysomnographically-recorded sleep in older people shows an increased number of awakenings, a reduction of stages 3 and 4 (SWS) ...

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Ascertainment of Saliva or Blood Samples For Genetic Epidemiology Studies of Cancer and Aging

This is a protocol to obtain saliva or blood samples from non-cancer affected volunteers aged 60 years or older, without a history of cancer other than non-melanoma skin cancer. These samples will be used in a genomic approach to elucidate novel pathways of cancer predisposition.

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Effects of Progressive Intensity Exercise Training on Glycemic Control in Older Adults

Approximately 25% of older adults have type 2 diabetes mellitus, and almost 50% of older adults have prediabetes. Identifying strategies to prevent the progression of diabetes in this older adult population is imperative. One strategy that has shown promise is lifestyle modification. As adults age they also increase sedentary behavior, ...

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Functional Mobility in the Elderly: Influence of Morphological Neuromuscular and Training Parameters

Life expectancy and elderly population are increasing. Health professionals try to provide longevity with good quality of life for this population, through the functional independence maintenance. In this context, physical exercise has an important role, specially the strength training. The ability to produce muscle strength is positively associated with the ...

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SystemCHANGE Intervention on Medication Adherence in Older Adults With Heart Failure

The purpose of this pilot RCT study is to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a SystemCHANGE intervention to improve medication adherence in older adults with heart failure. The intervention focuses on changing the individual's environment by incorporating medication taking into existing routines using small experiments with feedback, and receiving ...

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