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Endocrine Studies of Healthy Children

Launched by EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (NICHD) · Nov 3, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of December 03, 2023

Completed

Keywords

Development Hormones Growth Metabolism Eating Behavior Body Composition Normal Volunteer

Description

We wish to obtain blood, urine, saliva, and stool specimens from healthy children ages 2-18 years for use in establishing the normal ranges of levels of hormones and the variations in genes that are important for hormones to act. Such hormone values are extremely important to allow endocrinologists to determine when hormone levels are truly abnormal in children suspected of an illness. Because the values of some hormones change with body size, we will obtain measurements of body composition when studying such hormones. Children participating in this study may be studied in the outpatient cl...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:
  • Good general health.
  • Age 2 to 18 years.
  • EXCLUSION CRITERIA:
  • Volunteers will be excluded for the following reasons:
  • Presence of renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, most endocrinologic (e.g., Cushing's syndrome) or pulmonary disorders (other than asthma not requiring continuous medication);
  • Individuals who have, or whose parent or guardians have, current substance abuse or a psychiatric disorder or other condition which, in the opinion of the investigators, would impede the ability to give informed consent or possibly hinder completion of the study;
  • Subjects who regularly use prescription medications are not eligible. The use of over-the-counter medications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis;
  • For those sub-studies involving MRI, inability to undergo MRI (e.g., volunteers with metal within their bodies including cardiac pacemakers, neural pacemakers, aneurysmal clips, shrapnel, ocular foreign bodies, cochlear implants, non-detachable electronic or electromechanical devices such as infusion pumps, nerve stimulators, bone growth stimulators, etc. that are contraindications).

Attachments

readout_NCT00001195_2023-12-03.pdf

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NCT00001195_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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Timeline

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Not reported

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