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Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions (PEPI)

To assess the effects of various postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapies on selected cardiovascular risk factors, including high density lipoprotein cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, fibrinogen, and insulin and on osteoporosis risk factors. Conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney D...

Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Prospective Cohort Study (CKiD)

The Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases (DKUHD) of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), in collaboration with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) funded a cooperative agreement including two Clinical Coordinating Centers and a Data Coordinating Center to conduct ...

Tamoxifen Study

To assess the impact of tamoxifen on development of breast cancer, coronary heart disease, and bone fractures. The National Cancer Institute initiated the prevention trial under its National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP). The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provided support to obtain blood pressure and lipid measurements, and lipoprotein and selected coagulation factor measurements in a subsample.

Women's Health Initiative (WHI)

To address cardiovascular disease, cancer, and osteoporosis, the most common causes of death, disability, and impaired quality of life in postmenopausal women. The three major components of the WHI are: a randomized controlled clinical trial of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), dietary modification (DM), and calcium/vitamin D supplementation (CaD); an observational study (OS); and a community prevention study (CPS). On October 1, 1997, administration of the WHI was transfer...

Visual Motor Coordination

Background: - The relation between eye movement and brain function is a subject of interest to the National Eye Institute. - By comparing eye movement in healthy volunteers to research conducted on patients who have difficulty moving their eyes, the National Eye Institute hopes to develop and improve diagnostic procedures for people with eye diseases. Objectives: - To study eye movement in 100 healthy adult and child volunteers. ...

Data Distribution Procedures for NHLBI Data Repository

The purpose of this protocol is to establish data distribution and oversight procedures for a new repository of data collected from participants in clinical trials and epidemiologic studies sponsored by the Institute. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) seeks to establish a data repository as described above. The well-characterized population samples in such a repository represent will constitute a valuable scientific resource. In order to take full advanta...

Calcium for Pre-Eclampsia Prevention (CPEP)

To evaluate the efficacy of 2 grams per day of oral calcium supplementation in reducing the combined incidence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, and the HELLP Syndrome (hypertension, thrombocytopenia, hemolysis, and abnormal liver function). The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) initiated the trial in 1991, with joint funding provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in fiscal years 1992, 1993, and 1...

Coordinating Center for Enhancing ADRD Caregiving

Established in 1995, Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) is a unique, multi-site research program sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute on Nursing Research (NINR). The primary purpose of REACH is to carry out social and behavioral research on interventions designed to enhance family caregiving for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Specifically, REACH has two goals: to test the effectiveness of multiple ...

Addressing Prostate Cancer Information Disparities With eHealth Technology

his is a multicenter study that involves research on screening for prostate cancer. This study pilot tests a culturally appropriate decision aid (DA) for African American (AA) men that will empower them to take part in decision-making regarding prostate cancer screening (PCS). The Prostate Cancer Screening Preparation (PCSPrep) tool was designed with intend to be delivered in primary care settings with attention to patient/provider interaction. Funding for this study comes from...

Anesthesia Quality Institute National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry

The Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI) is home to the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry (NACOR), a data warehouse that has been designated as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) reporting. With 20 million cases and growing, Anesthesia Quality Institute's clinical data provides an evidence-based rational that informs treatment choices and helps control treatm...

Screening Patients With Central Nervous System Tumors for Participation in National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials

RATIONALE: Screening tests may help doctors determine which patients are eligible for treatment on clinical trials. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is screening patients with central nervous system tumors for participation in National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials.

Collecting and Storing Tissue and Fluid Samples From Patients Receiving Standard Care at the National Cancer Institute

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue, blood, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid from patients to test in the laboratory may help the study of cancer. PURPOSE: This study is collecting and storing tissue and fluid samples from patients receiving standard care at the National Cancer Institute.

Multidrug Resistance Proteins in Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trials Outside of the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tumor tissue or blood from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about cancer and the development of multidrug resistance in patients. PURPOSE: This laboratory study is looking at multidrug resistance proteins in patients enrolled in clinical trials outside of the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research.

Study of Previously Collected and Stored Tissue Samples From Patients Previously Enrolled in a Completed National Cancer Institute Clinical Trial

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to cancer. PURPOSE: This laboratory study is looking at previously collected and stored tissue samples from patients previously enrolled in a completed National Cancer Institute clinical trial.

Evaluation and Treatment of People With Eye Diseases

This study will evaluate and provide standard treatments for people with various eye conditions. It will provide a resource for enrollment into new research protocols throughout the Eye Institute and will allow institute specialists the opportunity to maintain their expertise and gain additional knowledge of the course of various eye disorders. The information obtained will allow for the evaluation of standard treatments and may lead to ideas for future research. People ...

Impact of Probiotics on Urinary Symptoms in Spinal Cord Injury SCI and SB

As a collaborative effort between MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH)/MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI), Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) Department of Urology, Children's Research Institute (CRI) Center for Genetic Medicine Research, and Georgetown University Medical Center, the overall objective of this study is to develop, validate, and assess a patient-initiated, probiotics-based, self management protocol that is initiated at the time of urinary s...

Effects of Raloxifene on the Uterus and Ovaries of Premenopausal Patients

This research study is designed to work in cooperation with another study being conducted by the National Cancer Institute. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is studying the effects of a drug called raloxifene on premenopausal women believed to have a high risk of developing breast cancer (98-C-0123). In this study, researchers are interested in learning about the effects of raloxifene on the uterus and ovaries of the women participating in the NCI study. To do this resear...

Screening Protocol for the Evaluation of Research Participants

Background: - The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) uses a standardized set of procedures to develop a pool of potential participants for research studies. Because some of the data collected during screening are used later for research, the screening itself is considered a study. An applicant to any NIDA study is considered a participant in NIDA screening. Objectives: - To identify, recruit, and screen participants for NIDA research protocols. Eligibil...

Re-Aiming at Hydroxyurea Adherence for Sickle Cell With mHealth

National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines recommend that hydroxyurea be offered to symptomatic adults and all children with sickle cell disease (SCD) (HbSS and HbSβ0-thal genotypes) age ≥9 months. Research has shown that hydroxyurea reduces hospitalizations and mortality, supporting its effectiveness outside of clinical trials. Hydroxyurea is given as a once-daily oral dose that costs

Voriconazole Blood Levels and Toxicity

This study will look at how voriconazole, a drug used to treat or protect against fungal infections, affects the body. Adverse effects associated with voriconazole include skin problems and temporary changes in vision, mental status and liver function. There is some evidence that these side effects may be more intense when there are high levels of the drug in the blood. The amount of voriconazole in the body is determined by how much of the drug the patient receives and by the ...

The Attitudes and Behaviors of Gastroenterology Specialists on Anesthesia Procedures in Endoscopy Units

Most gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures are now performed with sedation and analgesia. Sedation and analgesia affects the quality of the procedure, patient co-operation and compliance as well as endoscopist's satisfaction. A wide variety of procedures have been reported worldwide for anesthesia during gastrointestinal endoscopy in adults. The current survey was primarily designed to provide national data on the attidutes and behaviors of gastroentorologist on anesthesia pr...

Screening for Subjects to Participate in Studies of Blood Disorders

This study will determine eligibility for participation in research studies on blood disorders conducted by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. Healthy volunteers, patients with blood disorders under study by NHLBI and NIDDK and potential stem cell donors for patients with blood disorders who are 8 years of age and older may be eligible for this screening protocol. (Healthy volunteers who qualify ...

Prospective Screening for Patient-Specific Genotypes and Phenotypes That Influence Drug Dosing and Trial Selection in Cancer Patients

Background: People s genetic markers and other genetic characteristics can affect their response to drug therapy. Researchers want to screen people for these markers and characteristics. They want to do this before the people are screened for studies at the National Cancer Institute. That should save time that can be lost when people go through the whole screening for a study only to find out they cannot join. The data collected may also be used to select the proper dose...

Cancer Care in the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research

This study provides cancer care through the National Cancer Institute's Medical Oncology Branch (MOB) to patients who are not enrolled in an active treatment research protocol. Patients receive standard treatments only; no investigational therapies are provided on this protocol. Patients 18 years of age and older may be eligible for this protocol. Candidates are patients for whom an NCI investigator decides that the interests of the patient and the NCI are best served by...

Substance Use Screening and Prevention for Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care

This study is to test the effectiveness of integrating and adapting two National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded procedures for use in primary care pediatric clinics serving low-income youth: 1)the Youth Risk Index (YRI) and Transmissible Liability Index-Parent (TLI-P) nurse and/or research assistant-administered screening tools for high risk of substance use (SU) prior to high school and thus also for SUD and 2) the Family Check-Up (FCU) - a brief, family-based program t...

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