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Yogurt with B. lactis and added honey for Stress (NECTAR Trial)

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Research Sponsored by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Males and females
Ability to drop off fecal sample within 30 minutes of defecation
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 2 weeks
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NECTAR Trial Summary

This trial will test if adding yogurt with honey to your diet has benefits for digestive health and mood.

Eligible Conditions
  • Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
  • Stress
  • Cognitive Impairment

NECTAR Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
Both males and females can participate in the study.
You must be able to provide a stool sample within 30 minutes of having a bowel movement.
You have 3 to 6 bowel movements each week.

NECTAR Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~2 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 2 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Intestinal transit time measured using colored dye markers
Secondary outcome measures
Cognitive function assessed using the Spatial Reconstruction Task
Digestive health measured using daily stool records with the Bristol Stool Scale
Digestive health measured using rating scales of additional symptoms in daily stool records
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NECTAR Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Placebo Group
Group I: Yogurt with B. lactis and added honeyExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will consume yogurt with B. lactis and added honey twice daily for 14 days.
Group II: Yogurt with inactivated B. lactis and added cane sugarPlacebo Group1 Intervention
Participants will consume yogurt with heat inactivated B. lactis and added cane sugar twice daily for 14 days.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Yogurt with B. lactis and added honey

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Who is running the clinical trial?

National Honey BoardOTHER
3 Previous Clinical Trials
251 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignLead Sponsor
188 Previous Clinical Trials
37,269 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Is this medical research open to participants aged 70 and above?

"As the eligibility requirements dictate, this trial is open to participants within a span of 22 and 64 years old."

Answered by AI

Are there currently any open slots available in this experiment?

"Based on the data housed on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is still seeking patients. It was initially posted to the website on May 19th 2021 and its most recent update occurred July 27th of 2021."

Answered by AI

What is the aggregate attendance of this scientific experiment?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this clinical trial is currently open for enrollment, which began on May 19th 2021 and was last updated on July 27th 2021. 60 participants are needed at the single enrolment site."

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Am I qualified to participate in this research endeavor?

"This clinical trial has 60 openings for individuals aged between 22 to 64 who experience stress-related physical symptoms. Eligible candidates must possess a body mass index of 18.5 to 29.9 kg/m^2, have normal or corrected vision that meets the 20/20 standard in order to complete cognitive tasks, and typically register 3-6 bowel movements each week."

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~17 spots leftby Apr 2025