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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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Michigan
The purpose of this project is to test sleep reactivity as an independent cause of Shift Work Disorder (SWD). The primary hypothesis is that those with high sleep reactivity will show persistent SWD symptoms after experimental reduction of circadian misalignment, which will then be mitigated with CBT.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Massachusetts
Shift work increases the risk for diabetes possibly due to the adverse metabolic effects of circadian misalignment. As shift work is not foreseen to disappear, the development of individually-targeted therapies for metabolic health in these vulnerable shift workers is urgently needed. This research will determine whether our dietary intervention can mitigate the adverse metabolic effects of circadian misalignment, which may help in the design of evidence-based dietary interventions to improve the metabolic health in shift workers.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
California
This study aims to test effects of sleep loss on perceived discrimination and cardiovascular functioning as well as identify moderators of the racial discrimination and objective sleep link in a sample of 80 African Americans.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Iowa
Pennsylvania
West Virginia
This study will leverage state-of-the-art, 24-hour behavior assessment in each trimester of pregnancy and examine associations with adverse pregnancy outcomes to inform guidelines and future interventions designed to improve women's pregnancy and long-term cardiovascular health.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Female
Recruiting
Illinois
The purpose of this study is to develop and optimize a targeted behavioral intervention for sleep disturbance among individuals who have recently lost a spouse/long-term cohabitating partner.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
New York
A large portion of the U.S. adult population reports insufficient sleep on a nightly basis. It has been shown that sustained insufficient sleep leads to adverse cardiometabolic risk profile and positive energy balance. The goal of this clinical trial is to test the impact of repeated intermittent short sleep, with short sleep maintained 5 days per week followed by 2 days of prolonged sleep, compared to daily adequate sleep, on energy balance and cardiometabolic risk.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Pennsylvania
The overall goal of the study is to develop a novel weight loss intervention for postpartum people by providing strategies to improve sleep, diet, and physical activity behaviors. In this study, we will recruitment and enroll 40 postpartum people and randomize them to receive the Sleep GOALS intervention or education control to evaluate the intervention's feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Female