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Thursday 27th November 2014

Ovarian Follicle Function in Patients With Premature Ovarian Failure

No proven therapy to restore ovarian function and fertility is available to patients with karyotypically normal spontaneous premature ovarian failure. We know that one-half of these patients have primordial follicles remaining in the ovary, and these follicles can function intermittently. This is a diagnostic omnibus protocol that permits baseline clinical evaluation of patients with prematurem ovarian failure. The findings will determine patients' suitability for specifically ...

Study of Diquafosol Tetrasodium Ophthalmic Solution in Subjects With Dry Eye Disease

The purpose of this trial is to assess the effectiveness and safety of 2% diquafosol tetrasodium ophthalmic solution versus placebo following 6 weeks of treatment in subjects with mild to moderate dry eye disease.

Cancer Risk in X-Ray Technologists: Second Survey

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute and the University of Minnesota have followed a nationwide cohort of 146,022 radiologic technologists since 1982 (Boice 1992; Doody 1998; Mohan 2003; Sigurdson 2003). This is one of the largest cohorts of medical radiation workers studied to date (Yoshinaga 2003)and the only one with substantial numbers of women (73% female), extensive covariate data, both incident and death outcomes, and estimated occupational radiation doses. The o...

Study of Oral PXD101 in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors or Lymphoma

This is a Phase I dose escalation study of PXD101 administered orally. Oral belinostat will be given once or twice daily at various dosing schedules to patients with solid tumors. Doses will be escalated until the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) is identified. In parallel, a cohort of lymphoma patients will be given oral belinostat on a discontinuous once daily dosing schedule.

A Study in Advanced Solid Tumors

The primary purpose of this study is to help answer the following research question(s): - To see how the body absorbs, processes, and gets rid of cetuximab when the drug is taken in combination with carboplatin [pharmacokinetic (PK) analysis] - To see if any drug interactions occur between cetuximab and carboplatin.

A Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of MFGR1877S in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory t(4;14)-Positive Multiple Myeloma

This is a multicenter, open-label, dose-escalation study of MFGR1877S in patient s with relapsed or refractory t(4;14)-positive multiple myeloma.

Lenalidomide and Prednisone in Low and Int-1 Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Non 5q MDS

The purpose of this research is to evaluate the use of lenalidomide and prednisone in people with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Lenalidomide is a drug that alters the immune system and it may also interfere with the development of tiny blood vessels that help support tumor growth. Therefore, in theory, it may reduce or prevent the growth of cancer cells. Lenalidomide is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of specific types of myelodyspla...

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnant Women Undergoing Betamethasone Therapy

We hope to clarify how betamethasone affects glucose levels in the mother in the days after receiving the drug. This understanding will hopefully allow us to better anticipate the risk of maternal hyperglycemia and therefore establish more appropriate monitoring of maternal glucose to prevent maternal and neonatal complications of hyperglycemia.

Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of Saxagliptin as Monotherapy in Pediatric Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, tolerability, of Saxagliptin in pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes.

Narrow Versus Wide Focal Zones for Shock Wave Lithotripsy of Renal Calculi

Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) is a safe, non-invasive treatment for renal calculi. During SWL energy is focused on in order to break kidney stones and this energy can be varied in size from a narrow (or small) focal zone to a wide (or large) focal zone. This is a multi-centered, randomized study comparing the single treatment success rates of narrow and wide focal zones during SWL.

Sirolimus, Cyclosporine, and Mycophenolate Mofetil In Preventing Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

This phase II trial studies how well sirolimus, cyclosporine and mycophenolate mofetil works in preventing graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) in patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant. Giving chemotherapy and total-body irradiation before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the patient's immune system from rejecting the donor's stem cells. When the healthy s...

Amrubicin Chemotherapy as First Line in Metastatic or Unresectable Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Primary Objectives 1. To evaluate the Response Rate (RR) for amrubicin in patients with metastatic or advanced sarcoma as first line therapy. 2. To evaluate Progression Free Survival (PFS). Secondary Objectives 1. To assess the safety and tolerability of amrubicin in this patient population. 2. To evaluate whether certain histologic subtypes of sarcoma demonstrate a differential response to amrubicin. 3. To investigate quality of resp...

Immune Responses to Smallpox Vaccination

This study will examine how people s immune systems respond to inoculation with vaccinia virus the standard vaccine used to protect against smallpox and how these responses correlate with symptoms they develop after receiving the vaccine. People 18 years of age and older who are scheduled to receive smallpox vaccination as a routine part of their employment (e.g., laboratory worker, health care worker, or emergency response worker) may be eligible for this study. They ...

Genetic Basis of Hemangiomas

The purpose of this study is to determine if there are genes that are common in children with infantile hemangioma. This information will allow physicians to improve care for patients who have been diagnosed with this disease and to provide their parents with more complete information regarding the cause of this disease. This research is being done because many unanswered questions remain regarding children with infantile hemangioma. There are very few medications to treat inf...

Safety of and Immune Response to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine in HIV-Infected Women

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world. HPV infection can cause genital warts and certain cervical problems, including cervical cancer. HPV infection may be more severe and harder to treat in HIV-infected people. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the quadrivalent HPV vaccine is safe, tolerable, and effective in producing antibodies to HPV in HIV-infected women.

Follow-up Study of Late Effects of Periconceptional Folic Acid in Mothers and Offspring in the Community Intervention Program Population: The Chinese Children and Families Study

Periconceptional folic acid supplements of 400 (Micro) daily prevent neural tube defects (NTD) in offspring. Some data suggest that periconceptional folic acid supplements, folate levels during pregnancy, and/or certain variants in the gene that encodes methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), a key enzyme that catalyzes synthesis of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate [the primary methyl donor in most metabolic pathways involving methylation including DNA methylation] from 5,10 meth...

Evaluating Three Grams Daily Valacyclovir in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C and HSV-2 Infection (Phase I)

The purpose of this study is to study the effects of valacyclovir on patients who have hepatitis C and antibodies to herpes simplex type-2. Herpes simplex type 2 is a virus which causes genital herpes. Some persons with genital herpes have sores in their private areas but most persons do not have any symptoms at all. Valacyclovir is a medication which is commonly used to treat or prevent outbreaks of genital herpes. This medication is already approved by the Food and Drug Adm...

Study of a Single Dose of Menactra® Vaccine 4-6 Years After Prior Menactra Vaccine

The purpose of this trial is to describe the safety and antibody response to revaccination with Menactra vaccine in persons who received their first dose at ≥11 years of age. Primary Objective: - To evaluate the antibody responses to meningococcal serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135, measured by serum bactericidal assay using human complement (SBA-HC), induced by Menactra vaccine in subjects who were first vaccinated with Menactra 4-6 years ago. Secondary Objective: ...

Study of Dark Adaptation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Background: - Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in individuals over 55 years of age. It can cause permanent loss of central vision, which is important for seeing fine details and long distances. AMD has two forms: wet AMD and dry AMD. Most people with AMD have dry AMD. But dry AMD can progress to wet AMD. Wet AMD is the more serious form and can result in severe vision loss. - A method to identify and moni...

Study of Skin Tumors in Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis is a rare, hereditary disease in which patients develop multiple tumors. Although not cancerous, the tumors can affect various organs, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, skin, and central nervous system, with serious medical consequences. The severity of disease varies greatly among patients, from barely detectable to fatal. This study will investigate what causes skin tumors to develop in patients with this disease. Patients with tuberous sclerosis 18 y...

The Effect of Positive and Negative Emotions on Brain Activity in Alcoholics and Nonalcoholics

This study was designed to learn more about the areas of the brain involved in the experience of positive and negative emotions. Patients who would like to participate in this study will first undergo a screening process to see if they will be eligible for the study. Patients eligible to participate in the study will go through two sessions. During session one, researchers will attempt to evoke positive and negative emotions by showing patients slides of different emot...

A Trial of Thiamin Supplementation in Patients With Heart Failure

Background: Patients with heart failure (HF) are at increased risk of developing thiamin deficiency (TD). Thiamin (vitamin B1) is required for the production of energy and therefore TD may contribute to the energy depletion commonly observed in the failing heart. Thiamin supplementation trials to date have shown conflicting results and therefore further studies to explain the impact of thiamin supplementation on HF patients with TD is necessary. Objective: The purpose of this ...

A Pharmacokinetic Study of Single-Dose Intravenous Ustekinumab Delivered in 2 Different Liquid in Vial Formulations

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the pharmacokinetic (PK) (blood levels) comparability of 2 different formulations of ustekinumab, 90 milligram per milliliter (mg/mL) liquid in vial (LIV) and 5 mg/mL LIV, following a single intravenous administration of 6 milligram per kilogram (mg/kg) ustekinumab, diluted in saline, in healthy participants.

The Effect of Early Cytokine Absorption on the SIRS and Organ Dysfunction in the First 48 Hours of Septic Shock

The aim of the study is to investigate the effect of CytoSorb® treatment within the first 48 hours of septic shock on organ dysfunction, microcirculation and on the cytokine storm as monitored by leukocyte activation and inflammatory mediators.

Creatine, Exercise and Inflammatory Markers in Knee Osteoarthritis

The goal of this research project is to determine the effectiveness of creatine supplementation and supported low-load walking exercise for managing systemic inflammatory biomarkers and joint symptoms in individuals diagnosed with chronic symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. The central hypothesis of this investigation is that creatine supplementation and exercise will significantly lower systemic biomarkers of inflammation in patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis.

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