Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems

Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
Open Access

ISSN: 2376-0419

Yukawa K

Yukawa K


  • Research Article
    Transition of Intervention of Clinical Trials for Obesity
    Author(s): Fujii H, Yukawa K and Sato HFujii H, Yukawa K and Sato H

    Objectives: Earlier studies have revealed that modification of lifestyle habits from the aspects of nutrition and exercise is the most effective measure to control metabolic syndrome, and this finding may be reflected in the number of registered clinical trials. This paper aims to test this assumption and conduct exploratory analysis of the recent trends in clinical trials related to obesity. Design and methods: Of the clinical trial data registered with the International Clinical Trial Registry Platform (ICTRP), we used 1,478 data sets of obese patients for analysis (available as of August 2016). This study is exploratory analysis, aiming to test some hypotheses and identify the overall tendency. The target hypotheses are as follows. Among clinical trials targeting obese patients, the number of those intended to verify the effect of .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0419.1000189

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