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NCT ID: NCT03585920 Not yet recruiting - Appetitive Behavior Clinical Trials

The Influence of Fat Perception on Satiety From Consumption of Reduced Fat Snacks

Start date: July 2, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The present study aims to investigate the effect of fat level and fat type of a snack on self-reported satiety and associated biomarkers. The relevant individual differences will also be investigated.

NCT ID: NCT03584009 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Estrogen Receptor-positive (ER+)/Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (HER2)-Negative Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

A Phase II Study Comparing The Efficacy Of Venetoclax + Fulvestrant Vs. Fulvestrant In Women With Estrogen Receptor-Positive, Her2-Negative Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Breast Cancer Who Experienced Disease Recurrence Or Progression During Or After CDK4/6 Inhibitor Therapy

Start date: July 27, 2018
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

This is a Phase II, multicenter, open-label, randomized study to compare the efficacy of venetoclax in combination with fulvestrant compared with fulvestrant alone in women with ER+, HER2-negative, inoperable, locally advanced or MBC who experienced disease recurrence or progression during or after treatment with CDK4/6i therapy for at least 8 weeks.

NCT ID: NCT03583320 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Coronary Artery Disease

Trial of Cardiac CT in Acute Chest Patients With Intermediate Level Initial High-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin

Start date: January 12, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Patients who present to the emergency department (ED) with acute chest pain (ACP) possibly due to Coronary artery disease (CAD), with a normal heart tracing (ECG), need to have further troponin blood tests to confirm or exclude a heart attack. After initial troponin testing, a significant 50-85% of patients are said to be in an "observational zone" as one cannot confirm or exclude a diagnosis of a heart attack. Even after repeat blood testing, 22-33% remain in this "observational zone". These patients can be challenging to manage as they are not safe to be discharged home, but they also cannot be treated as a heart attack. This contributes to ED overcrowding and uncertainty in treatment plans.

NCT ID: NCT03582826 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases

Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions

Start date: June 16, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The purpose of this study is to identify microbial signatures associated with remission and recurrence of idiopathic malodor and PATM conditions.

NCT ID: NCT03582072 Enrolling by invitation - Clinical trials for Prescribing, Off-Label

CMO Letter to Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescribing March 2018

Start date: February 27, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

This trial aims to reduce unnecessary prescription of antibiotics by general practitioners (GPs) in England. Unnecessary prescriptions are defined as those that do not improve patient health outcomes. The intervention is to send GPs a letter from the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) that gives feedback on their practice's prescribing levels. Specifically, GPs in practices whose prescribing has increase by more than 4% over the past year will receive a letter stating that "The great majority (80%) of practices in England reduced or stabilised their antibiotic prescribing rates in 2016/17. However, your practice is in the minority that have increased their prescribing by more than 4%." The letter will also contain a leaflet to help GPs discuss self-care advice with patients and some advice to use delayed prescriptions. The investigators hypothesize that the antibiotic prescribing rate in will be lower for the treatment group compared to the control group, following the receipt of the letter.

NCT ID: NCT03582059 Recruiting - Pain Management Clinical Trials

Electroencephalographic Changes in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Start date: April 1, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Spinal cord stimulation by means of an electrode in the back is used to treat patients with persistent chronic pain after back surgery. Based on the stimulation patterns, there are mainly three different technologies available - conventional, burst frequency and the high frequency. It is known that the traditional frequency works through the lateral system of pain pathways in the spinal cord to cause pain reduction. Electroencephalographic(tracing of brain activity) recording of patients using burst have shown an additional effect on an adjacent medial pain pathway which decreases the attention to pain. We want to therefore find out if high frequency stimulation also has an effect on the same pathways. 20 patients who have persistent neuropathic chronic pain after previous spinal surgery, would be eligible to have this treatment as part of their normal care. They will be randomly chosen to undergo a 2 week cycle of high frequency and 2 weeks of burst stimulation. We will record EEG's, pain scores and scores measuring attention to pain and compare findings. All patients will be recruited at the Leeds Pain and Neuromodulaton centre and the EEg analysis will be done by a research team based in Belgium. We hope that the study will improve our understanding of how different stimuation waveforms used for spinal cord stimulation work. We hope to have recruited all 20 patients in a 12 month period.

NCT ID: NCT03581812 Recruiting - Eating Behavior Clinical Trials

Snack Foods and Their Impact on Gastrointestinal Microbiology, Function and Symptoms

Start date: April 27, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of replacing usual snacks with alternative snack foods on gut health in a population of habitual snackers with low fibre intake.

NCT ID: NCT03580161 Not yet recruiting - Clinical trials for Exposure to Medical Diagnostic Radiation

Simplification of Low Level Internal Dosimetry

Start date: July 2018
Study type: Observational

This is a pilot study with the primary aim being to identify the minimum number of scans and measurements necessary to determine accurately the absorbed radiation doses delivered from internal sources of radiation administered for diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures.

NCT ID: NCT03579095 Recruiting - Cognitive Change Clinical Trials

Investigating the Acute and Chronic Effects of an American Ginseng Root Extract on Cognition and Mood

Start date: May 4, 2018
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Ginseng refers to the extract of any slow growing perennial plant with a fleshy root, deriving from the Panax genus of the Araliaceae family. Ginseng root has been used as an intervention for the treatment of diabetes (Sotaniemi, Haapakoski & Rautio, 1995), boosting cognitive function (Scholey et al., 2010) and improving mental health (Ellis & Reddy, 2002). The most commonly used ginseng is Panax ginseng (Asia) and Panax quinquefolius (America). Ginsensosides are considered the core phytochemical compounds that contribute to the alleged beneficial effects of ginseng. In particular, ginsenosides Rb1 and Rg1 have been isolated and investigated for effects on cognitive function (Shin et al., 2016). Scholey et al. (2010) was one of the first studies to provide support for a beneficial cognitive effect from American ginseng (Cereboostâ„¢), with better performance on working memory in healthy young adults. Improvements were most profound for a single dose of 200 mg on working memory tasks, specifically immediate word recall and numeric working memory speed. Cereboost also increased self-rated calmness compared to placebo, suggesting ginseng can enhance aspects of mood. Similarly, Ossoukhova et al. (2015) compared a single 200mg dose to placebo to investigate whether beneficial cognitive effects extend to a middle-aged cohort. Here, Cereboost significantly improved performance on the Cognitive Drug Research (CDR) working memory factor, specifically improving spatial working memory at three hours post dose. Further study is required to evaluate ginseng specific effects with a standardized extract of P. quinquefolius, such as Cereboostâ„¢ on healthy participants. Significant results will have implications for investigating the neurocognitive effects in other populations, such as those with cognitive and memory problems.

NCT ID: NCT03578809 Recruiting - Clinical trials for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of MEDI6012 in Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Start date: June 5, 2018
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

This is a Phase 2b randomized, blinded, placebo controlled study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, PK/pharmacodynamic, and immunogenicity of repeat doses of MEDI6012 in adult subjects presenting with acute STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction). The study will enrol subjects presenting with acute STEMI who are planned for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI). For all subjects, an end of study CMR will be performed at 10-12 weeks (70-84 days following Dose 1). A subset of subjects will also undergo an index and an end of study CTA.