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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Oxidative Stress in Healthy Subjects
and you are
between 20 and 80
years old
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This is a medium phase trial determining
the safety and dosage of the new treatment, as well as its efficacy.
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The purpose

Lutein is one of oxygenated carotenoids. Over the past few years, there has been increased interest in evaluating the effect of lutein for optimizing immune functions. A large number of epidemiological studies support the notion that a high intake of lutein is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease and certain types of cancer. The biological mechanisms for the protective effects of this carotenoid, including powerful modulation of functions and antioxidant properties, are only partially known. Although several nutrients and phytochemicals have been shown to modulate immune functions in humans, few studies have investigated the role of lutein consumption. No information is available as to whether lutein supplementation could be protective against oxidative stress. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to examine the effect of consuming different doses of lutein on oxidative stress in healthy subjects.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Lutein

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01056094. The sponsor of the trial is Peking University and it is looking for 30 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effects of Lutein Supplementation on Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Healthy Nonsmokers