Food Ads and fMRI for Childhood Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Childhood ObesityFood Ads - Behavioral
Eligibility
8 - 12
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial looks at how different genes, brain activity in response to food cues, and ability to resist temptation affect weight gain in children.

Eligible Conditions
  • Childhood Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 1-year followup

Baseline
Food-cue-related neural activity
Baseline, 1-year followup
Change in BMI
Week 4
Food-cue-related Eating in the Absence of Hunger (EAH)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

4 Treatment Groups

Food Ads and fMRI
1 of 4
Food Ads and TV show
1 of 4
Non-Food Ads and TV show
1 of 4
Non-Food Ads and fMRI
1 of 4

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

330 Total Participants · 4 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Food Ads and fMRI · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Non-Food Ads and TV show
Other
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Non-food Ads · Intervention Types: Other
Non-Food Ads and fMRI
Other
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Non-food Ads · Intervention Types: Other
Food Ads and fMRI
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Food Ads · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Food Ads and TV show
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Food Ads · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 1-year followup

Who is running the clinical trial?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,827 Previous Clinical Trials
2,249,808 Total Patients Enrolled
Dartmouth CollegeOTHER
71 Previous Clinical Trials
1,416,698 Total Patients Enrolled
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLead Sponsor
489 Previous Clinical Trials
2,533,764 Total Patients Enrolled
Diane Gilbert-Diamond, ScDPrincipal Investigator - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
2 Previous Clinical Trials
224 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 8 - 12 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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