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A Study Evaluating the Effect of Black Raspberry Whole Fruit Beverage on Gut Health to Prevent Lung Cancer
Official Title: The BE WELL Study: Black Raspberry Beverage Working to Prevent Lung Cancer
To test whether black raspberry whole fruit beverage can have positive effects on your health by affecting the bacteria in your gut (the microbiome), and reduce inflammation to prevent the risk of lung cancer in current smokers or former smokers. ** This study is continuing to recruit participa...
Study Examining the Effects of Electronic Cigarette Use Seeking Non-Smokers, Smokers, E-cigarette Users/Vapers, E-cig Users Vaping with THC, Medical Marijuana Vapers, and Former Smokers
The purpose of this study is to understand the impact e-cigarette (e-cig) use has on the lung. This information will provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other government regulators with important information, which will help in developing future regulations to make e-cigarettes safer.
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Sham-controlled Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy After Treatment with the Nuvaira™ Lung Denervation System in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Nuvaira System, which is made by Nuvaira, Inc., for Targeted Lung Denervation (TLD) Therapy. The primary purpose of conducting this study is to see if TLD Therapy in addition to optimal medical care (daily breathing...
Official Title: Inflammation Regulation in Normal and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
This study is being done to understand how lung defense cells (lung macrophages) change in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a disease of progressive lung scarring. Your help is needed because you are either a healthy person or a person affected by IPF and the study team would like to see what th...
Official Title: The Effects of a Standardized Research E-Cigarette on the Human Lung
This study will look at the effects of electronic cigarette (e-cig) use on the lung (particularly lung inflammation). The study will be of 160 smokers. Some participants will be given a standardized research e-cig (SREC) or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The information from this study will he...
Official Title: Feasibility and Acceptability of an Integrative Therapy for Symptom Management in Persons with Pulmonary Hypertension
The purpose of the study is to explore if Urban Zen Integrative Therapy is practical and useful for patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) is a relaxation technique that involves the use of essential oils (aromatherapy), gentle body movement/ restorative poses, gu...
Official Title: Nicotine Treatment for Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
The purpose of this study is to determine if nicotine treatment is beneficial for the treatment of sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown cause that leads to inflammation affecting the body's organs..
Official Title: Extracellular vesicles and the development of COPD
The study is being done to learn more about how certain smokers develop COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. By studying microscopic particles (extracellular vesicles) in the blood and lung fluid from smokers we can learn more about this process. This information could lead to better under...
The purpose of the Alpha-1 Foundation CRC Research Registry is to collect and store medical information from individuals with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD or Alpha-1) or from those who are a carrier of Alpha-1 (carrying one normal gene and one abnormal gene). There are many types of abnormal...
The purpose of this registry is to create and maintain a database (a searchable collection of information) of patients with interstitial lung disease. This registry will collect and store patient medical information, and other related information to use in medical research. Interstitial lung disea...
This is a study to determine risk factors for developing lung disease in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). Specifically we are researching factors that lead to the development of Acute Chest Syndrome, a pneumonia-like illness that affects many children with SCD.
This study is being done to determine if pulmonary rehabilitation is tolerated during cancer therapy and whether the pulmonary rehabilitation should start during or after the completion of cancer treatment.
Official Title: A pilot study of using statins in patients with acute venous thromboembolism
The purpose of this study is to better understand and improvement treatment for venous thromboembolism (VTE), the formation of blood clots in extremity veins (deep vein thrombosis, DVT) and/or pulmonary arteries (pulmonary embolism, PE). Anticoagulation is the current standard of care for acute VTE....
Official Title: Inflammatory Mediators and microRNA Analysis in Premenstrual Asthma
This study is being done to investigate the possible causes of a premenstrual increase in asthma symptoms and to help asthma care providers identify those patients who may suffer from this condition.
The purpose of this study is to collect information in order to identify people who have asthma and who may be good candidates to participate in one of the future asthma studies to be conducted at The Ohio State University Asthma Clinical Research Center.