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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Severe Acute Malnutrition
and you are
between 6 and 5
years old
This is a second phase trial assessing
efficacy and side effects of the new treatment.
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The purpose

The investigators will perform a randomised controlled trial of the provision of food designed for rehabilitation of malnourished children that is supplemented with n-3 fatty acids compared to usual composition. The investigators want to see whether the provision of such a food normalises the deficiencies in essential fatty acids observed in severely malnourished children faster than standard composition.

Provided treatments

  • : RUTF/Flax Oil
  • : RUTF/Flax Oil plus additional Fish Oil
  • : Standard RUTF

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01593969. The sponsor of the trial is University of Oxford and it is looking for 60 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Randomised Controlled Trial of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid-Enriched Therapeutic Food for Childhood Severe Malnutrition