Control for Aging

Recruiting · 18+ · All Sexes · University Park, PA

This study is evaluating whether environmental conditions may be causing older adults to become overheated.

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About the trial for Aging

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 26 different treatments. Control is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will be divided into 26 treatment groups. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are in Phase < 1 and are in the first stage of evaluation with people.

Experimental Group 1
Experimental Group 2
Low dose ASA
Experimental Group 3
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About The Treatment

First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Acetylsalicylic acid
FDA approved


This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Non-obese with body mass index <30
Between the 20th and 80th percentiles for sex- and age-appropriate VO2max according to the American College of Sports Medicine 10th edition Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: Through study completion, an average of 1 year.
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: Through study completion, an average of 1 year..
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Control will improve 1 primary outcome and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Aging. Measurement will happen over the course of Continuous throughout visit until completion of exercise; an average of 2 hours..

Skin temperature
Skin temperature will be monitored throughout each experimental visit
Sweat rate
Sweat rate will be determined by measuring nude body mass before and after each experimental visit
Core temperature
Core temperature will be monitored throughout each experimental visit
Temperature and humidity limits for maintaining stable core temperature
Core temperature will be measured throughout exercise. The point at which heat stress becomes uncompensable will be determined for each environmental and exercise condition by assessing the combination of temperature and humidity at which core temperature begins to rise.

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
W. L. K.
Prof. W. Larry Kenney, Professor
Penn State University

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What causes aging?

Ageing is a process that is in part influenced by genes and environments. Some environmental factors such as smoking, alcohol, poor diet and physical activity can accelerate the process of aging.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get aging a year in the United States?

About 25 million Americans have at least one aging problem during the year in question. The most common problem encountered by respondents in each successive age group was back pain. About 10 million Americans have at least a back problem with moderate to severe severity at any given month. Problems with back pain increase as a person gets closer to being elderly. Also, problems with back pain and other functional limitations decrease as aging people get closer to being elderly.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the signs of aging?

Elderly individuals should be encouraged to exercise and learn the benefits of such activities. A healthy diet and social interaction should be encouraged. Lifestyle changes can help keep older adults active and healthy by minimizing risk factors or preventing illnesses.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is aging?

Aging is a change in physical, behavioral, and hormonal characteristics that tend to accompany advances in life expectancy. The effects of age on the human body are quite variable. However, with age every process becomes slower or more difficult. As a whole, the body tends to show more predictable changes in physiology and response and to become more vulnerable to deterioration.\n

Anonymous Patient Answer

Can aging be cured?

This book has the potential to inform healthcare professionals, caregivers, educators and patients. The book has an extensive bibliography that will allow you to find information you would previously not have had access to, and more information on relevant topics for seniors and family caregivers is included. The book also includes sections that discuss strategies for improving a seniors' quality of life as well as the physical activity and nutrition that a senile person should follow in their daily activities and lifestyle. The book also addresses a critical gap in information for seniors that has been highlighted over decades, and has not been covered by major publications. Furthermore, the book contains comprehensive statistics in support of conclusions presented in the book.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are common treatments for aging?

Aging is a major issue in society, and an aging population is expected to create a growing demand for a wide variety of medical and non-medical solutions with aging. We propose our 4-step "to the doctor" process to help identify treatment and management options that will improve the quality of life and health of the aging person. The "to the doctor" approach will simplify the process of evaluating and selecting treatment options.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How serious can aging be?

Data from a recent study support the idea that aging affects many domains of health, and the effects of aging vary strongly with gender and individual vulnerability. As a result, some health promotion ideas may be ill-served by the aging population.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Does control improve quality of life for those with aging?

A randomized trial of a quality-of-life control intervention for persons with aging, with a focus on improving physical functioning, would offer insights into the optimal methods to enhance QoL as measured by multiple domains in a population with diverse levels of functional performance. In summary, there is a need for a rigorous and thorough methodical validation of a functioning intervention for older adults.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Does aging run in families?

Despite previous suggestions that increased insulin resistance and obesity in the parents may be responsible for the clustering of risk factors, they are not the dominant cause of the association between family history of diabetes and type 2 diabetes. The significant association between parents' diabetes and their family members suggests that genetic elements contributing to type 2 diabetes in parents might contribute to a family history of type 2 diabetes.

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What is control?

The term control is often used in contexts such as education and behavioral control, which implies that an individual or group has or can exert some direct control over the situation around them. Behavioral control is associated with a reduction in physical activity levels of older people.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What does control usually treat?

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Anonymous Patient Answer

Have there been any new discoveries for treating aging?

We have not seen remarkable progress in research on aging. The two most important things to do are to stop the effects of the brain and to keep the organs of the body performing what they are supposed to do in the old person. The only other important thing we have seen is, ironically, even more work investigating how to fight the dreaded aging process known as Alzheimer's disease and that leads finally, to death. [with power]\n[note: see also "

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