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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Bone Density, Body Composition or Bone Health
and you are
over 50
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL; NCT 01169259) is a randomized clinical trial in 25,871 U.S. men and women investigating whether taking daily dietary supplements of vitamin D3 (2000 IU) or fish oil (1 gram of omega-3 fatty acids) reduces the risk of developing cancer, heart disease, and stroke in people who do not have a prior history of these illnesses. This ancillary study is being conducted among a sub-cohort of 771 participants in VITAL and will test the efficacy and safety of high-dose vitamin D supplementation vs. placebo on skeletal health and body composition.

Provided treatments

  • : Vitamin D3 placebo
  • : Fish oil placebo
  • Drug: omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil)
  • : Vitamin D3

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01747447. The sponsor of the trial is Brigham and Women's Hospital and it is looking for 771 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL: Effects on Bone Structure and Architecture