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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-20T09:47:10-0400
This research study will test if oxytocin, delivered by nasal spray, will promote weight loss in children and adolescents with Hypothalamic Obesity as compared to a placebo. The study is d...
Background: The proposed study will investigate the effect of Syntocinon® (synthetic oxytocin) to induce or augment labour. The hypothesis to be studied is that once the active phase of ...
Several treatment strategies are emplemented to prevent post delivery hemorage and decreasing maternal morbidity and mortality .
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, tolerability and effects on behaviour of Syntocinon given intranasally (by a spray into the nostrils) compared to placebo (an inactive sa...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of VI-0521 compared to placebo in treatment of obesity in an adult population with BMI ≥ 35.
Obesity causes secondary hypogonadism (HG) in men. Standard testosterone (T) replacement therapy improves metabolic parameters but leads to infertility.
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To assess whether obesity may affect natural history of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), we conducted an individual participant data (IPD) pooled analysis of placebo arms, using data from clinical t...
Although placebo analgesia is a well-recognized phenomenon with important clinical implications, the possibility that placebo effects occur during sleep has received little attention. This experimenta...
Recent evidence indicates that placebo effects can occur even when patients know that they are taking a placebo, termed the open-label placebo effect.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.