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Interferon and Ribavirin Treatment in Patients With Hemoglobinopathies

Infection is more common in patients who received a high number of blood transfusions before 1990. The prevalence of HCV infection is higher in Italy, where more than 70% of thalassemia major patients are HCV-RNA positive. In Italy and worldwide, genotype 1 is the most frequent. Regarding the prevalence of ...

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Cytochrome P450-2D6 Screening Among Elderly Using Antidepressants (CYSCE)

This study is a multicenter randomized controlled trial in which psychiatric elderly care centers participate in the Netherlands. Deviating genotypes are expected to be found in ~30% of the population, therefore the study consist out of two parts. First a basic study in which ~750 patients, starting with nortriptyline or ...

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Regression of Fatty Heart by Valsartan Therapy

Basic science in animal models of genetic obesity have demonstrated that obese, insulin resistant animals have fatty hearts with reduced functional ability. More importantly, insulin sensitizing treatment of prediabetic rats delayed development of diabetes and improved heart function. A primary aim of our laboratory is to translate basic animal research, ...

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The Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acid (OMACOR) on the Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL) Sub-fraction in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

The main cause of mortality in type 2 diabetes mellitus is a cardiovascular disease. Among the many risk factors of atherosclerosis in diabetic patients, LDL(low density lipoprotein) cholesterol is now being regarded as one of the most important modifiable one. Recent researches have revealed that the plasma LDL could be ...

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Kagoshima Collaborate Trial in Metabolic Syndrome (KACT Study)

The primary endpoints are: - blood pressure control - Adiponectin and plasma type1 plasminogen active inhibitor The secondary endpoints are - HOMA-IR - HbA1c - TNF-α - IL-6 - Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide - LVMI - E/A ratio - Tei-index - Apo-J

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The Incidence and Treatment of Insulin Resistance Among Men With Erectile Dysfunction

Insulin is a hormone produced by the body that lets sugar into the cells, where it is used for energy. Insulin resistance occurs when the body’s cells have a decreased ability to react to insulin. This leads to an increase in insulin secretion. Over time, insulin resistance can lead to ...

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Pioglitazone Vs Placebo in Combination With Niacin Extended Release on Low HDL

This is a two-arm, parallel, double-blind randomized prospective clinical trial. The subjects will be asked to provide informed consent, and then undergo screening for enrollment criteria at the first visit (-5 weeks). The subjects who are eligible, and provide informed consent will return for Visit 2 baseline data (-4 weeks), ...

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Study of Management of Pasireotide-induced Hyperglycemia in Adult Patients With Cushing's Disease or Acromegaly

This is a Phase IV, multi-center, randomized, open-label study. Eligible patients will start pasireotide subcutaneously (s.c.) for Cushing's disease and pasireotide LAR (long-acting release) for acromegaly. Patients currently treated at screening visit with pasireotide s.c. or LAR are eligible as long as they meet protocol criteria during the screening period. ...

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