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Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials

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


Found (5) clinical trials

Intravenous Nutrition in Hospitalized Patients: Comparison of Two Oils

Until recently, Intralipid, a soybean oil-based lipid emulsion, has been the only available lipid for intravenous use in Canada. In 2010, ClinOleic, a new, predominantly olive oil based emulsion, has been approved by Health Canada as an alternative lipid. There is an increasing need for hospitals to do quality-assurance studies ...


Treating Tuberculosis Wasting With a High-protein Supplement

It is hypothesized that patients with tuberculosis receiving whey protein concentrate as nutritional supplement will experience a greater gain in adverse anthropometric measures, and experience a decreased risk of relapse and death, compared with patients with tuberculosis, who do not receive nutritional supplement. 260 patients will be recruited from and ...


Probiotics Use in the Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Peritoneal dialysis was one of therapies for uremia patient. However, peritoneal dialysis related peritonitis was a major complication for these patients. Severe and prolong peritonitis may led to membrane failure and drop out of peritoneal dialysis. Among the pathogens, G(+) bacteria came from skin surface and G(-) bacteria came from ...


Effect of Early Nutritional Therapy on Frailty Functional Outcomes and Recovery of Undernourished Medical Inpatients Trial

The aims of the randomized-controlled, multicenter EFFORT trial are to test the hypothesis that in medical inpatients at risk for undernutrition defined by the nutritional risk score (NRS 2002), early tailored nutritional therapy to reach nutritional targets based on individualized nutritional counseling is a cost-effective strategy to prevent mortality, morbidity ...


Azithromycin to Prevent Post-discharge Morbidity and Mortality in Kenyan Children

An estimated 3.5 million deaths occur annually in children less than 5 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 70% of which are due to infectious causes. One-year mortality rates as high as 15% have been documented following hospital discharge in sub-Saharan Africa, a rate that is 8-fold higher than ...