Effect of Krill Oil on Cognitive Function in Adults

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 31, 2021
  • participants needed
    100
  • sponsor
    Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital
Updated on 11 May 2021

Summary

The investigators conduct a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to investigate the effects of Krill oil on cognitive function in adults with subjective memory impairment for 12 weeks.

Description

Previous animal studies have indicated that Krill oil may have the ability to improve cognitive function. Therefore, the investigators conduct a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to investigate the effects of Krill oil on cognitive function in adults with subjective memory impairment for 12 weeks; the safety of the compound are also evaluate. The Investigators examine chemical and metabolic parameters, and cognitive function at baseline, as well as after 6 and 12 weeks of intervention. One hundred adults were administered either 500 mg of Krill oil or a placebo each day for 12 weeks.

Details
Condition Subjective Memory Impairment
Treatment Placebo group, Krill oil group
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04347421
SponsorPusan National University Yangsan Hospital
Last Modified on11 May 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

Global Deterioration Scale (GDS) 2 or 3

Exclusion Criteria

Abnormal liver or renal function (i.e., serum aminotransferase activity > 3 times of upper limit of reference range and serum creatinine concentrations > 1.2 mg/dL)
Diabetes (diagnosed clinically or fasting glucose level > 126 mg/dL)
History of viral hepatitis or cancer
Uncontrolled hypertension
History of serious cardiac disease such as angina or myocardial infarction
History of gastrectomy
History of medication for psychiatric disease
Administration of oriental medicine including herbs within the past 4 weeks
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