Find NHLBI Clinical Trials

Search selected NHLBI-supported clinical trials and observational studies by condition, location, or age group. You can also view the complete list of NHLBI-funded studies at ClinicalTrials.gov.

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New York
Do you have overweight? Circadian rhythm disorders can cause overweight and obesity. This study is examining how not getting enough sleep causes these complications. To participate in this study, you must be between the ages of 20 and 40 and have overweight but not obesity. This study is located in New York, New York.
Adult, Older Adult
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Maryland
Are you a black man or women who has obesity and lives in Washington D.C.? This study aims to understand the health and health needs of people in predominately black churches in Washington, D.C. This information will help researchers design programs to improve heart health in these communities. To participate in this study, you must be between 19 and 85 years old and attend one of the churches in the study. This study is based in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
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Pennsylvania
Are you pregnant with a BMI of 25 or higher? This study will evaluate different combinations of counseling during and after pregnancy on issues related to weight gain in pregnancy, including nutrition, physical activity, and mental health. To participate in this study, you must be at least 14 years old, be no more than 18 weeks and four days pregnant, and have had a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher before becoming pregnant. This study takes place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
All Ages
Female
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South Carolina
Do you or your child have overweight or obesity? This study aims to find effective ways to prevent and treat obesity and metabolic syndrome in African American communities. The study will test the effectiveness of a family-based comprehensive health and fitness programs involving community health workers. Participants must be 12 years old or older and African American and have overweight or obesity. This study takes place in Charleston, South Carolina.
All Ages
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Texas
Does your child have higher triglyceride levels but normal cholesterol levels? This study is testing whether a protein supplement called carnitine can help prevent blood vessel stiffness in teenagers who have metabolic syndrome or other risk factors for heart and blood vessel diseases. Participants in this study must be between 13 and 19 years old and have moderate to high blood triglyceride levels but normal blood cholesterol levels. This study takes place in Houston, Texas.
Child, Adult
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Florida
Do you have overweight or obesity and are not in a weight management program? This study is investigating whether self-weighing, combined with follow-up encouragement, promotes weight loss and use of weight management resources. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 70 and overweight or obese and with weight-related comorbidity (hypertension, type II diabetes, pre-diabetes, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea). This study is located in Gainesville, Florida.
Adult, Older Adult
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Utah
Do you have overweight or obesity and normally sleep between 10 pm and 3 am? This study is investigating how sleep schedules and circadian rhythm misalignment can contribute to increased consumption of energy dense/prepared foods and to decreased insulin sensitivity, which can raise a person's risk of cardiometabolic risk factors. This study is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Adult
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North Carolina
Are you an adult with both asthma and obesity? This study is testing whether a medicine called L-citrulline can help treat asthma and improve lung function in people who have obesity. To participate in this study, you must be 18 to 65 years old and have asthma and obesity. This study takes place in Durham, North Carolina.
Adult, Older Adult
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Rhode Island
Are you an adult with obesity and at high risk of heart and blood vessel disease? This study is testing a new program to help people who have obesity stick to their healthy eating plan. Researchers from this study are developing a program that will predict when participants are most likely to stop making healthy food choices and will send messages to remind participants of their weight loss goals. To participate in this study, you must be 18 to 70 years old, have overweight or obesity, and be at high risk of heart and blood vessel diseases. This study takes place in Providence, Rhode Island.
Adult, Older Adult
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Illinois
Are you between 18 and 50 and have obesity? This study is examining whether obesity causes chemical changes to DNA that affect the amounts of certain proteins that your body makes. These changes in protein levels may raise the risk of heart and blood vessel diseases in people who have obesity. The study will test whether regular physical activity and weight loss surgery can help reverse these changes to DNA. This study takes place in Chicago, Illinois.
Adult
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