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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 (177) clinical trials

Effect of a Low Residue Diet in Comparison to the Dietetic Recommendations From the INCan in Cervical Cancer Patients

In Mexico, cervical cancer (CC) is the second most frequent cause of death among women, with a mortality rate of 4000 women/year. Among the patients attended by the INCan, 80% are diagnosed with locally advanced CC and 30% of these present comorbidities. Hypertension may be present in 20% of patients, ...

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Supplemental Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatric Respiratory Failure

Optimal delivery of nutritional support during critical illness is central to appropriate intensive care unit management, and yet fundamental gaps in knowledge exist regarding timing, route, dose, and type of nutritional support for critically ill infants and children. Understanding how to optimize nutritional support during pediatric critical illness is important ...


Skeletal Muscle Energy Metabolism in Undernourished Patients With Gastrointestinal Cancer

Undernutrition associated with cancer, or cancer cachexia results from a deterioration of the energy balance that leads to a gradual mobilization of energy reserves in the body and to increasing deterioration of the nutritional status of patients. This will thus significantly reduce quality of life and survival of patients with ...

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NutritionDay in Worldwide Hospitals: An International Audit and Registry on Nutrition and Outcome

One day international cross-sectional audit in all types of hospital wards. Intensive care units are excluded. Data are collected with the help of questionnaires. Anonymised data entry into the audit database is done with individual and anonymous center and unit-codes. The data collected consist of four parts: Unit organisation and ...

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The Nutritional Health for the Elderly Reference Centre Study (The NHERC Study)

This randomized controlled trial will involve 800 elderly who are at risk of undernutrition (MUST score 1). Participants will be screened for eligibility. Recruitment will be at the polyclinic and in the inpatient ward prior to their discharge from the hospital. Participants will be randomized to intervention group vs. control ...

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Role of Structured Days on Weight Gain

For children (5-12yrs) from low-income households, summer vacation is a "window of vulnerability" and represents an extended period of time (typically 9-10 weeks) in which declines in academic performance occur. For 30 years, empirical evidence has indicated that children from low-income households experience greater declines in reading and math skills ...

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Nutrition in Disguise: Development and Palatability Testing of Novel Food Products

Project Description: The overall goal of this research is to develop food recipes that are rich in vitamins, minerals and other food components known to support the physical and mental health of older adults. A variety of enhanced food recipes will be initially designed for older adults living in residences ...

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The Nutritional Health for the Elderly Reference Centre Study (NHERC Study)

This is a cross-sectional study. Measurements will be taken at baseline for elderly with normal nutrition (n = 400) and elderly who are at risk of under nutrition (n = 800).. These measurements will be used to examine factors influencing nutritional status and to create a "reference" database for anthropometric ...

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Healthy Frio: A Rural Community Partnership to Advance Latino Obesity Research

Obesity is a significant health threat in South Texas, a largely Latino region with one of the most underserved, at-risk populations in the nation. Obesity can start in early childhood and persist lifelong, setting the stage for disease.1-3 Because obesity impairs health-related quality of life and billions are spent to ...

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Exercise and Nutritional Rehabilitation in Patients With Cancer

In patients with incurable cancer, general deterioration in their ability to walk, exercise and care for themselves is often regarded as an inevitable consequence of this. In 2015, Hospice UK published a report advocating "Rehabilitative Palliative Care". However there is limited robust evidence on which to base this approach. Reviews ...

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