flaxseed beverage for Memory Disturbance

I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute, Winnipeg, Canada
Memory Disturbanceflaxseed beverage - DietarySupplement
60 - 84
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will study whether flax beverage can improve memory in people with memory deficit, and whether this is linked to PET scan and blood biomarker results.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: The test takes 5 mins. Testing will be done at 2 time points, that is at the 1st screening visit and at 6 months.

Month 6
Cognitive/Memory score for CANTAB test.
Month 6
Blood draw.
Month 6
Blood pressure measurement.
Month 6
Aberrant Brain PET scans.
Month 6
Memory test using the Montreal cognitive assessment (MoCA) instrument
Month 6
Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Experimental flax beverage group
1 of 2
Placebo control beverage group
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: flaxseed beverage · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental flax beverage group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: flaxseed beverage · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement
Placebo control beverage group
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: control beverage · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: the test takes 5 mins. testing will be done at 2 time points, that is at the 1st screening visit and at 6 months.

Who is running the clinical trial?

St. Boniface HospitalLead Sponsor
49 Previous Clinical Trials
11,234 Total Patients Enrolled
Pizzey IngredientsUNKNOWN
Canadian Agricultural PartnershipUNKNOWN
Barry Campbell, MDPrincipal InvestigatorSt. Boniface Hospital

Eligibility Criteria

Age 60 - 84 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which patients are suitable for participating in this medical research?

"This medical trial is seeking 60 elderly individuals with mild memory disturbances between the ages of sixty and eighty-four. The primary eligibility requirement is that participants must fall within this age range." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is this research endeavor seeking out participants who are at least 20 years old?

"As established by the entry requirements of this clinical trial, the minimum age for patient participation is 60 years old while 84 constitutes an upper limit." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How many participants are currently being enrolled in this experiment?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this study is actively looking for enrollees since it was initially posted on October 9th 2020 and last updated June 29th 2022. The trial will require 60 people between 2 medical sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any vacancies for this medical trial?

"As indicated on clinicaltrials.gov, this is an active trial which was posted on October 9th 2020 and recently updated on June 29 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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