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The purpose of this study is to determine whether the drug UE2343, a potential treatment for Alzheimer's Disease (AD), is effective by assessing safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in a Multiple Ascending Dose Study. Protocol amendments to the study will examine any food effect and determine if the drug penetrates the Blood-Brain Barrier.
Importance: Ear pain is a frequent reason for pediatric visits. Objective: To determine if a program of anticipatory guidance counseling for ear pain at the 12-15 month routine preventive care visit in a predominantly low income population can reduce medical visits to clinic, emergency department (ED), and urgent care (UC). Design: Single blind randomized control trial of an ear pain counseling program. Setting: The Child Health Clinic (CHC), a primary care clinic at Children...
The overall aim of the present research project is to examine whether consumption of high daily amounts of cheese, both high-fat and low-fat, affects risk markers of disease in a study population of men and women with metabolic syndrome risk factors. It will be explored whether high-fat and/or low-fat cheese consumption can be regarded healthy to consume for at-risk populations (assessed by within-group comparisons from baseline values) and if low-fat or non-fat alternatives t...
The objective of this research study is to conduct a pivotal phase 3 trial of treatment with the investigational drug dichloroacetate (DCA) in young children with deficiency of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDC). PDC deficiency (PDCD) is the most common cause of congenital lactic acidosis and is a frequently fatal metabolic disease of childhood for which no proven treatment exists. The investigators predict that DCA represents targeted potential therapy for PDCD because o...
Investigation of the efficacy and safety of triflusal in comparison with aspirin in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) and in those with a history of an acute non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke.
The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy amongst women of reproductive age. PCOS is associated with various cardiovascular risk factors such as obesity, glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. Whether these increased cardiovascular risk factors result in the development of actual cardiovascular disease in later life remains to be established. Women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), experience menopause ...
Using combination of opioid analgesics and analgesics with different mechanism of action the investigators can decrease the consumption of opioid analgesics and their side effects. The investigators will use opioid analgesic fentanyl alone or in combination with dexmedetomidine or lidocaine.The participants scheduled for laparoscopic intestine resection will be divided in three groups: in the first group, the participants will receive single boluses of fentanyl, in the second g...
Procedures: The study will be conducted in two phases: Phase 1 - Perception and Satisfaction questionnaire will be developed - A validation test will be conducted on the Perception and Satisfaction questionnaire (face, content and construct) before conducting the study. The validation process will involve the participation of lecturers, professors and students by convenience sampling. Phase 2 - To prevent bias from the resea...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a multi-component yoga intervention featuring Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) as an adjunctive treatment for patients with Major Depressive Disorders with incomplete response to antidepressants.
Investigating Efficacy and Safety of Once-weekly NNC0195-0092 Treatment Compared to Daily Growth Hormone Treatment (Norditropin® FlexPro®) in Growth Hormone Treatment naïve Pre-pubertal Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency
This trial is conducted globally. The aim of the trial is to investigate efficacy and safety of once-weekly NNC0195-0092 treatment compared to daily growth hormone treatment (Norditropin® FlexPro®) in growth hormone treatment naïve pre-pubertal children with growth hormone deficiency. The main trial period will consist of 26 weeks of treatment, followed by a 26 week extension period.
Aims: The purposes of this study are 1. to create a smart living environment with home care system using GPS and cloud-based services for elderly people. 2. to improve the home care system from user feedback and recommendations. Methods: Participants (n = 50) will be recruited from geriatric clinics in National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) main hospital and its Beihu branch. Enrollment criteria include: aged 60 or older, living alone or with one companion...
The overall goal of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of a veteran patient navigator and social work counseling intervention in veterans with advanced stage cancer at the Denver VA Medical Center. This is a tiered intervention: patients first receive the veteran patient navigator component of the intervention, and then if additional patient needs are present they receive the social work counseling component of the intervention. The overall intervention will help veteran...
This study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a generic formulation of fluorouracil 0.5% cream against the brand product (Carac) in subjects with actinic keratoses
Actavis has developed a generic formulation of clindamycin 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide 3.75% gel. This study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of this formulation in subjects with Acne Vulgaris
Aims: 1. To determine whether BMD and muscle mass were associated with fractures and other adverse events in dialysis patients. 2. To explore the effects of the interactions among FGF23, calcium, phosphate, PTH and vitamin D on low bone mineral density and sacropenia in dialysis patients. Method: In this study, the investigators plan to use DXA to screen for BMD, relevant novel bone microstructure parameters, and body composition in chronic dialysi...
This is a multicenter, multicountry, open-label, Phase 1b study for dose finding as well as parallel cohort dose expansion(s) to determine the recommended dose and regimen of durvalumab either as monotherapy or in combination with pomalidomide (POM) with or without low dose dex in subjects with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM). The study will consist of a dose-finding portion as well as a parallel dose expansion portion to determine the optimal dose and regimen.
This study is designed to determine the frequency of Tuffier's line overestimation (2 lumbar levels or more) when the palpation method is used in obese parturients at term in the lateral position compared to the sitting position. Hypothesis: The L3-L4 intervertebral space identified by the palpation method will be two levels higher than the level determined by ultrasonography (US) more often in the lateral than in the sitting position.
A trial of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus to evaluate the comparative effectiveness between dapagliflozin and Standard of Care (SOC).
The current study aims to validate several novel cognitive tasks expected to be sensitive to brain impairment in specific anatomic regions affected in preclinical Alzheimer's disease(pAD). The tasks are validated in 60 cognitively and clinically normal participants ages 60 - 85, inclusive, against reasonably well-established biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease, including 1) simultaneous positron emission tomography (PET) [18F]Flutemetamol amyloid and CT imaging and 2) to the exte...
This non-interventional cross-sectional online survey will evaluate preferences among patients with self-reported HCC. The survey will ask patients to express their preferences regarding descriptions of HCC treatments, which will include sorafenib (which will be described as 'oral anti-cancer therapy'), repeated transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), and hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC). Please note that all interventions that patients may have received before com...
Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is an uncommon inflammatory disorder that may affect multiple organ systems, including the biliary tree. IgG4-sclerosing cholangitis (IgG4-SC) can be difficult to distinguish from primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) or cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). The investigators aim to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of bile for the diagnosis of IgG4-SC. Bile samples of patients with biliary strictures of various causes, including IgG4-SC, P...
This is a prospective multicenter study of patients diagnosed with a medium to giant incisional hernia (transverse defect >7 cm). Patients referred to the surgical outpatient clinic are invited to participate in the study. As a standard, all patients who are examined for incisional hernia undergo CT scan according to a hernia protocol, before planning of surgical repair (baseline scan). After this CT scan, patients are seen in the out-patient clinic once again and either treate...
To compare the efficacy of tranexamic acid and diosmin in reducing menstrual blood loss in women having Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (IUD) and suffer from menorrhagia.
A single--blind, randomized, placebo--controlled phase II study to evaluate the impact of oral bisphosphonate treatment on bone mineral density in osteopenic women receiving aromatase inhibitors as adjuvant treatment.
Simple bone cysts (SBCs), also known as unicameral bone cysts (UBCs), are benign bone lesions. Literature to date describes little agreement between clinicians on specific prognostic criteria for the prediction of cyst healing, recurrence or fracture. Evidence has shown that bone mineral density (BMD) is a reliable indicator of risk to SBC patients given its association with the mechanical properties of bone. There has been further exploration into the use of quantitative ultra...