Overweight Clinical Trials 2022

Overweight studies recruiting patients for novel treatments. Filter by phase, distance, and inclusion criteria to find your perfect overweight clinical trial in 2022.

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety

Core Behavioral Weight Loss Interventionfor Health Behaviors

Waitlist Available
Stanford, CA
18+
All Sexes
Phase-Based Progress Estimates
3
Effectiveness
3
Safety

Semaglutidefor Atrial Fibrillation

Phase 4
Waitlist Available
San Francisco, CA
18+
All Sexes

What are common treatments for being overweight?

"Weight loss is one of the most effective treatments for overweight patients; however, many patients lose too much weight in the first few weeks. Therefore, it is suggested to prescribe medication for patients with a high risk for weight regain. Moreover, since our knowledge of the mechanisms behind the development of overweight and obesity is limited, this treatment should be prescribed only under medical supervision." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is being overweight?

"The term 'overweight' has evolved over time and depends on the society and culture in which it is applied. Thus, there exists no internationally agreed definition of overweight. The most commonly quoted definitions range from 20% to 25% of ideal body weight. Weight categories above this range are considered overweight while below it are underweight. There is great variation in BMI between countries. Differences in both sexes between countries are large. The general conclusion is that obesity is increasing worldwide, and overweight is common among adults. This is a global health issue due to its relationship with other diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are body mass index values associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in older adults?

"BMI values are associated with NP symptom scores in community-based older individuals. Future studies should examine whether NP symptoms are related to increased BMIs in later life. In a recent study, findings has significant implications for understanding NP symptoms in elderly populations." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is obesity associated with non-response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and poor survival in patients with operable breast cancer?

"Obesity is associated with increased recurrence and worse survival after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in this cohort of operable breast cancer patients; these findings should prompt clinicians to initiate targeted therapies." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does being overweight run in families?

"Although family history may be a significant factor for developing overweight/obesity, three-quarters of these families had no family member with obesity. The prevalence of overweight/obesity in the families may be less than 20% due to lack of family history. Findings from a recent study provide evidence that the familial aggregation of overweight/obesity can be seen only in certain subgroups of the population." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Can being overweight be cured?

"A combined approach to diet and exercise can help control weight and improve lifestyle. Results from a recent paper of this study suggest that some individuals may benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to obesity management." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Who should consider clinical trials for being overweight?

"For the majority of American physicians and patients, the current weight-loss recommendations are reasonable. Physicians may benefit from further education regarding the role of lifestyle modification in weight control." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the latest research for being overweight?

"The percentage of overweight individuals has increased over time, especially among women. Overweight and obese individuals have higher rates of many chronic diseases compared to normal weight individuals, which may be attributable to obesity being associated with significant health risks and decreased life expectancies in these individuals." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What are the signs of being overweight?

"The most common presenting symptoms were dizziness, fatigue and [back pain](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/back-pain). Other presentations included gastro-esophageal reflux disease, cough/dyspnea, unexplained weight loss, edema, heart murmur, unexplained fever, constipation, swelling of extremities, and unilateral testicular pain. Most of these complaints were non-specific and required further investigation. Clinicians should be aware of these possible presenting symptoms when diagnosing overweight patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating being overweight?

"There were no new discoveries presented in this article. But there are some that may benefit our society as a whole.\n1. Physical activity\n2. Eating fewer fast foods\n3. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables\n4. Drinking less alcohol and eating less fried foods\n5. Taking supplements\n6. Eating more fiber\n7. Drinking more water\n8. Sleeping and staying away from screens\n9. Going for a walk every day\n10." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does obesity increase the risk of adverse events during chemotherapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia?

"Outcomes of overweight and obesity patients treated for ALL were generally similar to those of normal weight patients, except for a higher incidence of febrile neutropenia in overweight/obese patients. The increased incidence of febrile neutropenia in overweight/obese patients may be due to the need for additional myeloablative therapy aimed at reducing residual disease in these patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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