90 matching studies

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Clostridium Difficile Vaccine Efficacy Trial
Pfizer Clostridium Difficile Infection
The Clover trial is evaluating an investigational vaccine that may help to prevent Clostridium difficile infection. Participants in the study are adults 50 years of age and older, who are at risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection. The study will assess whether the... expand

The Clover trial is evaluating an investigational vaccine that may help to prevent Clostridium difficile infection. Participants in the study are adults 50 years of age and older, who are at risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection. The study will assess whether the vaccine prevents the disease, and whether it is safe and well tolerated. Each subject will receive 3 doses of Clostridium difficile vaccine or placebo and be followed for up to 3 years after vaccination for potential Clostridium difficile infection.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

Starting a Testosterone and Exercise Program After Hip Injury
Washington University School of Medicine Hip Fracture Frailty Sarcopenia
This study is a randomized controlled double-blinded multi-center clinical trial enrolling female hip fracture patients who are 65 and older. It will compare the effects of six months of supervised exercise training combined with daily topical testosterone gel, to six months... expand

This study is a randomized controlled double-blinded multi-center clinical trial enrolling female hip fracture patients who are 65 and older. It will compare the effects of six months of supervised exercise training combined with daily topical testosterone gel, to six months of supervised exercise and inactive gel, and to Enhanced Usual Care. One third of the participants will receive topical testosterone gel and a supervised exercise training program; one third will receive topical inactive gel and a supervised exercise training program; one third will receive a home exercise program. All participants will receive nutritional counseling, and calcium and vitamin D supplements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

Seqirus 2017 H7N9 With/Without MF59 (R) in Healthy Males and Non-pregnant Females, 18-64 Years of Age.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Avian Influenza Influenza Immunisation
This is a randomized, double-blinded, Phase II study in healthy males and non-pregnant females, 18-64 years of age. This clinical trial is designed to assess the safety, reactogenicity, and immunogenicity of a pre-pandemic 2017 monovalent inactivated influenza A/H7N9 virus vaccine... expand

This is a randomized, double-blinded, Phase II study in healthy males and non-pregnant females, 18-64 years of age. This clinical trial is designed to assess the safety, reactogenicity, and immunogenicity of a pre-pandemic 2017 monovalent inactivated influenza A/H7N9 virus vaccine (2017 H7N9 IIV) manufactured by Seqirus Inc (Seqirus) administered at different dosages (3.75 microgram mcg, 7.5 mcg and 15 mcg of hemagglutinin (HA) per dose) given with MF59 (R) adjuvant manufactured by Seqirus Inc., or without adjuvant (15 mcg of HA per dose). Phosphate buffered saline (PBS) diluent manufactured by Patheon Manufacturing Services LLC will be used to achieve certain targeted doses. Approximately 371 subjects who are in good health and meet all eligibility criteria will be randomized into one of 4 study groups. The study will be conducted at up to 7 Vaccine and Treatment Unit (VTEU) sites and will last approximately 17 months, with subject participation duration of approximately 13 months. The Primary Objectives of the study are: 1) To assess the safety and reactogenicity following receipt of two doses of 2017 H7N9 IIV administered intramuscularly (IM) at different dosages approximately 21 days apart given with or without MF59 (R) adjuvant; 2) To assess the serum hemagglutinin inhibition (HAI) and neutralizing (Neut) antibody responses approximately 21 days following receipt of two doses of 2017 H7N9 IIV administered IM at different dosages approximately 21 days apart with or without MF59 (R) adjuvant.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

Brain and Gut Plasticity in Mild TBI Following Growth Hormone Therapy
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Traumatic Brain Injury Fatigue Cognitive Impairment
Patients with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and abnormal growth hormone secretion, as measured by glucagon stimulation test, will be treated with replacement growth hormone therapy for a period of 6 months. Testing of cognition, exercise, fatigue, brain activation... expand

Patients with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and abnormal growth hormone secretion, as measured by glucagon stimulation test, will be treated with replacement growth hormone therapy for a period of 6 months. Testing of cognition, exercise, fatigue, brain activation and morphology, body composition and measurements of quality of life will be performed before and after the treatment period. Fecal sampling for characterization of the GI microbiome will occur monthly over the treatment period. Each mTBI subject will be required to enroll with an eligible control from their household that will also provide fecal samples monthly during the treatment period of their mTBI partner. GI microbiomes will be compared between mTBI patients and their household controls at baseline as well as over the treatment period.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

The Effect of Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone on Cognitive Function in Individuals With Mild Cognitive...
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Mild Cognitive Impairment
This study is examining the effects of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). GHRH will be given at a dose of 1mg/day for 10 weeks to subjects with MCI as well as healthy controls. expand

This study is examining the effects of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). GHRH will be given at a dose of 1mg/day for 10 weeks to subjects with MCI as well as healthy controls.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Prophylactic Antibiotics After Cesarean
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Surgical Site Infection
The purpose of this study is to determine if the addition of a 48-hour course of post-operative antibiotics to the recommended course of pre-operative antibiotics improves surgical site infection rate in patients who are obese and undergo Cesarean section after laboring.... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine if the addition of a 48-hour course of post-operative antibiotics to the recommended course of pre-operative antibiotics improves surgical site infection rate in patients who are obese and undergo Cesarean section after laboring.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in Healthy Infants (V114-031/PNEU-LINK)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Pneumococcal Infections
This study is designed to evaluate the safety and tolerability of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in healthy infants. This study will include both full-term infants (≥37 weeks gestational age) and premature infants (<37 weeks gestational age). Premature infants will be included in a Premature... expand

This study is designed to evaluate the safety and tolerability of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in healthy infants. This study will include both full-term infants (≥37 weeks gestational age) and premature infants (<37 weeks gestational age). Premature infants will be included in a Premature Infant Immunogenicity Substudy, which will assess immunogenicity and safety following administration of V114 or Prevnar 13™.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of MK-1654 in Infants (MK-1654-002)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Respiratory Tract Infection Respiratory Syncytial Virus
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and incidence of anti-drug antibodies (ADAs) of single ascending doses of MK-1654 in healthy pre-term (born at 29 to 35 weeks gestational age) and full-term (born at >35 weeks gestational age)... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and incidence of anti-drug antibodies (ADAs) of single ascending doses of MK-1654 in healthy pre-term (born at 29 to 35 weeks gestational age) and full-term (born at >35 weeks gestational age) infants. Key safety and tolerability variables will be reviewed after each panel prior to administering the next-highest dose.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

A Study to Evaluate the Interchangeability of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in Healthy Infants (V114-027/PNEU-DIRECTION)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Pneumococcal Infections
This study is designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in healthy infants switched from Prevnar 13™ to V114 during the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) immunization schedule. expand

This study is designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in healthy infants switched from Prevnar 13™ to V114 during the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) immunization schedule.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

A Trial of Pessary and Progesterone for Preterm Prevention in Twin Gestation With a Short Cervix
The George Washington University Biostatistics Center Short Cervical Length
This protocol outlines a randomized trial of 630 women evaluating the use of micronized vaginal progesterone or pessary versus control (placebo) to prevent early preterm birth in women carrying twins and with a cervical length of less than 30 millimeters. expand

This protocol outlines a randomized trial of 630 women evaluating the use of micronized vaginal progesterone or pessary versus control (placebo) to prevent early preterm birth in women carrying twins and with a cervical length of less than 30 millimeters.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2015

open study

Blood Sample Collection in Subjects With Pulmonary Nodules or CT Suspicion of Lung Cancer or Pathologically...
Exact Sciences Corporation Lung Cancer (Diagnosis)
The primary objective of this study is to obtain de-identified, clinically characterized, whole blood specimens for use in assessing new biomarkers for the detection of neoplasms of the lung. Subjects will be men and women, 35 years of age and older, with a CT confirmed nodule... expand

The primary objective of this study is to obtain de-identified, clinically characterized, whole blood specimens for use in assessing new biomarkers for the detection of neoplasms of the lung. Subjects will be men and women, 35 years of age and older, with a CT confirmed nodule measuring 6-30 mm.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

Aspirin in Preventing Recurrence of Cancer in Patients With HER2 Negative Stage II-III Breast Cancer...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Node Positive HER2 Negative Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies how well aspirin works in preventing the cancer from coming back (recurrence) in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) breast cancer after chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy. Aspirin is a drug that reduces... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well aspirin works in preventing the cancer from coming back (recurrence) in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) breast cancer after chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy. Aspirin is a drug that reduces pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clotting. It is also being studied in cancer prevention. Giving aspirin may reduce the rate of cancer recurrence in patients with breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2016

open study

Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hypertension
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is severe) is effective and safe.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

Comparison of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection With Axillary Radiation for Patients With Node-Positive...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Stage II Breast Cancer Stage IIIA Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. This study will evaluate whether radiation therapy is as effective as lymph node dissection.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2014

open study

A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of V114 Followed by PNEUMOVAX™23 in...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Pneumococcal Infections
This study is designed to 1) describe the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in pneumococcal vaccine-naïve adults at increased risk for pneumococcal disease and to 2) describe the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of PNEUMOVAX™23 when administered... expand

This study is designed to 1) describe the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of V114 and Prevnar 13™ in pneumococcal vaccine-naïve adults at increased risk for pneumococcal disease and to 2) describe the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of PNEUMOVAX™23 when administered 6 months after receipt of either V114 or Prevnar 13™. Increased risk for pneumococcal disease is defined as 1) an underlying medical condition, 2) behavioral habits such as smoking, or 3) living in a community/environment with increased risk of disease transmission.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

open study

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy
The George Washington University Biostatistics Center Obstructive Sleep Apnea of Adult Preeclampsia Obstetrical Complications
A randomized controlled trial of 2,700 women to assess whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in pregnancy will result in a reduction in the rate of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. expand

A randomized controlled trial of 2,700 women to assess whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in pregnancy will result in a reduction in the rate of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

open study

Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of the Human Cytomegalovirus Vaccine (V160) in Healthy Women 16 to...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Cytomegalovirus Infections
This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of Human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine V160 administered in a 2-dose or 3-dose regimen in healthy seronegative women 16 to 35 years of age. Participants will receive blinded V160 on Day 1, Month 2, and Month 6 (3-dose... expand

This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of Human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine V160 administered in a 2-dose or 3-dose regimen in healthy seronegative women 16 to 35 years of age. Participants will receive blinded V160 on Day 1, Month 2, and Month 6 (3-dose regimen), V160 on Day 1 and Month 6 and placebo at Month 2 (2-dose regimen), or placebo on Day 1, Month 2, and Month 6, and will be followed to approximately Month 36. The primary hypothesis of the study is that administration of a 3-dose regimen of V160 will reduce the incidence of primary CMV infection compared to placebo.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Use of Sildenafil for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Urinary Incontinence
The investigators goal is to develop medical treatments for stress/mixed urinary incontinence. Sildenafil has been shown to improve blood flow as well as muscle mass and strength and to decrease muscle fatigue. The investigators believe that it will improve muscular atrophy in... expand

The investigators goal is to develop medical treatments for stress/mixed urinary incontinence. Sildenafil has been shown to improve blood flow as well as muscle mass and strength and to decrease muscle fatigue. The investigators believe that it will improve muscular atrophy in the pelvic floor, thus improving symptoms of urinary incontinence related to pelvic floor dysfunction.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

Tranexamic Acid for the Prevention of Obstetrical Hemorrhage After Cesarean
The George Washington University Biostatistics Center Obstetrical Complications Hemorrhage Labor and Delivery
A randomized placebo-controlled trial of 11,000 women to assess whether tranexamic acid as prophylaxis lowers the risk of postpartum hemorrhage in women undergoing a cesarean delivery. expand

A randomized placebo-controlled trial of 11,000 women to assess whether tranexamic acid as prophylaxis lowers the risk of postpartum hemorrhage in women undergoing a cesarean delivery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

Validation of a Novel Screening Test for Maternal Insulin Resistance
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Insulin Resistance, Diabetes
This will be a validation study of Quantose IR and Quantose IGT to predict insulin resistance and identify patients with prediabetes. This is a pilot study of 100 subjects. Based on the results of this initial trial, investigators plan to perform a larger trial at UTMB. Quantose... expand

This will be a validation study of Quantose IR and Quantose IGT to predict insulin resistance and identify patients with prediabetes. This is a pilot study of 100 subjects. Based on the results of this initial trial, investigators plan to perform a larger trial at UTMB. Quantose IR is a fasting blood test for insulin resistance and prediabetes, and is clinically validated in non-pregnant individuals. The Quantose IR Score is based on three novel nonglycemic biomarkers, as well as insulin, and provides a comprehensive measure of insulin resistance. These analytes include: - α-HB (α-hydroxybutyrate): positively correlated with insulin resistance and indicative of early β-cell dysfunction. - L-GPC (linoleoyl-glycerophosphocholine): negatively correlated with insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance. - Oleic Acid: positively correlated with increasing lipolysis and insulin resistance. - Insulin: increased insulin is characteristic of insulin resistance and is an independent risk factor for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Quantose IGT is designed to estimate the risk of being IGT. It is calculated from a multiple logistic regression model based on the fasting plasma levels of: - Glucose. - α−HB. - β−HB. - 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoic acid. - LGPC. - Oleic acid. - Serine. - Vitamin B5. Participants in the study will be consenting to data collection and two visits for lab draw. The investigators will then evaluate the performance of the Quantose IR and Quantose IGT in the study population.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

EMPagliflozin outcomE tRial in Patients With chrOnic heaRt Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (EMPEROR-Preserved)
Boehringer Ingelheim Heart Failure
The aim of the study is to evaluate efficacy and safety of empagliflozin versus placebo on top of guideline-directed medical therapy in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction expand

The aim of the study is to evaluate efficacy and safety of empagliflozin versus placebo on top of guideline-directed medical therapy in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

A Randomized Trial of Pessary in Singleton Pregnancies With a Short Cervix
The George Washington University Biostatistics Center Short Cervix Preterm Delivery
The purpose of the study is to determine whether the Arabin pessary is a useful intervention of preterm birth at less than 37 weeks in women with a singleton gestation and a short cervix. expand

The purpose of the study is to determine whether the Arabin pessary is a useful intervention of preterm birth at less than 37 weeks in women with a singleton gestation and a short cervix.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2017

open study

Pravastatin for Prevention of Preeclampsia
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Preeclampsia
The primary purpose of this pilot study is to determine the pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters and collect preliminary safety data for pravastatin when used as a prophylactic daily treatment in pregnant women at high risk of preeclampsia. expand

The primary purpose of this pilot study is to determine the pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters and collect preliminary safety data for pravastatin when used as a prophylactic daily treatment in pregnant women at high risk of preeclampsia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2012

open study

Postpartum Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy With Hydrochlorothiazide
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Pre-Eclampsia Gestational Hypertension Superimposed Pre-Eclampsia Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced Postpartum Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Postpartum prophylactic HCTZ administration for prevention and relapse of preeclampsia or gestational hypertension. expand

Postpartum prophylactic HCTZ administration for prevention and relapse of preeclampsia or gestational hypertension.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Antibacterial-coated Sutures at Time of Cesarean
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Surgical Site Infection Surgical Wound Infection Cesarean Section; Infection Cesarean Section Complications
Abdominal closure with antibacterial-coated sutures has been shown to reduce wound infections after a number of surgical procedures, but none of the previous trials included cesarean delivery. Our objective is to determine whether use of antibacterial-coated sutures reduces surgical... expand

Abdominal closure with antibacterial-coated sutures has been shown to reduce wound infections after a number of surgical procedures, but none of the previous trials included cesarean delivery. Our objective is to determine whether use of antibacterial-coated sutures reduces surgical site infection (SSI) after cesarean delivery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

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