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Obesity Clinical Trials

A listing of Obesity 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 (18) clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Effect of Long-term Treatment With BELVIQ (Lorcaserin HCl) on the Incidence of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Conversion to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Obese and Overweight Subjects With Cardiovascular Disease or Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors

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The purpose of the trial is to investigate the effect and safety of liraglutide 3.0 mg as an adjunct to intensive behaviour therapy for obesity in a non-specialist setting.

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Low-Dose Leptin and the Formerly-Obese

We demonstrated a substantial metabolic resistance to maintenance of altered body weight. Leptin is secreted by fat cells in circulating concentrations that are directly proportional to fat mass. Leptin-deficiency is associated with severe obesity in rodents and in humans and the obesity is relieved by leptin administration. These studies examine ...

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Long or Very Long-Limb Gastric Bypass in Superobese

The study is a multicentre trial in which superobese (BMI>50) patients will be randomly assigned (in a 1:1 ratio) for laparoscopic gastric Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with: a) long (150 cm) or b) very long (250cm) alimentary Roux limb. Patients will be included from three hospitals: Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital ...

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Cardioprotective Effects of Green Tea Versus Mat Intake

Recommendations of lifestyle and dietary content changes are often made for primary prevention and improvement of many health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. For centuries, green tea (Camellia sinensis) has been linked to good health. Nowadays, it is considered a functional food because of its physiological benefits, mainly in terms of ...

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Comparative Study of Intragastric Balloon and Pharmacotherapy for Non-Morbid Obesity

Obesity is a chronic devastating disease and is becoming a major health and socioeconomic issue worldwide. Obesity significantly exacerbates many other chronic illnesses and increases mortality and morbidities of patients.1-2 Although the situation in Asians is less apparent and critical than in Caucasians, the problem is emerging rapidly. In Hong ...

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Effects of Pioglitazone Treatment on Sympathetic Nervous System Function in Metabolic Syndrome Obesity

The rapidly growing burden of obesity together with a population that is becoming older raises the importance of effective strategies for the primary prevention and treatment of the metabolic syndrome in order to combat the epidemic of type 2 diabetes and to reduce the increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. Increased ...

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A Randomized Controlled Double Blinding Study of Intradermal Acupuncture Treatment on Obesity

Recently the Studies of auricular acupuncture or Common Acupuncture on obesity have been conducted. Saam acupuncture, the Korean unique acupuncture, is famous with its high efficacy but not established by the scientific way yet. Thus, we tried a double-blind study on the effect of sa-am acupuncture on obesity using intradermal ...

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Growth Hormone Use in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome

The main research question this protocol aims to answer is whether treatment with growth hormone will impact body composition, quality of life, and energy balance in PWS adults, and if there is a loss of effects after cessation of treatment for at least 12 months. Specific outcomes to be evaluated ...

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Effect of Rimonabant on Weight Gain and Body Composition in Adults With Prader Willi Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of rimonabant, a cannabinoid receptor-1 blocking drug, on the appetite, body weight, body fat and growth hormone level of subjects with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). This will be a double blind placebo controlled clinical trial involving a total of 18 young ...

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