Up-to-date List of Dizziness Medical Research Studies

What Research is Being Done?

A clinical study involves research using human volunteers (also called participants) that is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials (also called interventional studies) and observational studies. Following list includes both interventional and observational studies.

Latest Dizziness Medical Research Studies

1 Recruiting Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of SpotOn Specs™ for the Treatment of Chronic Dizziness
Condition: Chronic Dizziness
Interventions: Device: SpotOn's corrective elements for Dizziness;   Device: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI);   Vertigo Symptom Scale-Short Form
2 Recruiting Verapamil vs. Sertraline for Vestibular Migraine & Chronic Subjective Dizziness
Conditions: Vestibular Migraine;   Chronic Subjective Dizziness
Interventions: Drug: Verapamil;   Drug: Sertraline
Outcome Measures: Change in severity of headache and Dizziness in Daily Symptom Dairy;   Change in score of Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS);   Change in score of Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI);   Change in score of Migraine-Specific Quality of Life (MSQ)
3 Unknown  Effectiveness of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) and Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) in Individuals With Vertigo
Conditions: Vertigo;   Dizziness;   Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo;   Labyrinthitis
Interventions: Other: Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT);   Other: Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)
Outcome Measures: Change from Baseline in Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) at 1 week;   Change from Baseline in Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) at 3 weeks;   Change from Baseline in Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) at 12 weeks;   Change from Baseline in Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP) at 1 week;   Change from Baseline in Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP) at 3 weeks;   Change from Baseline in Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP) at 12 weeks;   Change from Baseline in Neuro-Optometric Evaluation at 1 week;   Change from Baseline in Neuro-Optometric Evaluation at 3 weeks;   Change from Baseline in Neuro-Optometric Evaluation at 12 weeks.
4 Recruiting Effectiveness of the Epley Manoeuvre Performed in Primary Care to Treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Condition: Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo
5 Recruiting Vestibular Rehabilitation for Strokepatients With Dizziness
Conditions: Stroke;   Dizziness
Intervention: Other: Vestibular rehabilitation
Outcome Measures: The Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale;   EuroQol 5D;   The Berg Balance Scale
6 Unknown  Effects of Prismatic Spectacle Lenses on Symptoms of Dizziness, Headache and Anxiety as Caused by Vertical Heterophoria
Conditions: Binocular Dysfunction;   Vertical Heterophoria;   Vision, Binocular;   Vision Disparity
Interventions: Device: Lenses containing prismatic correction;   Device: Lenses not containing prismatic correction
Outcome Measures: Evidence of change / improvement of symptoms of headache, Dizziness and anxiety as demonstrated by validated, self-administered survey tools for these symptoms;   Evidence that a new survey tool developed by the authors to assess changes / improvement in Dizziness, headache and anxiety associated with Vertical Heterophoria correlates to validated, self-administered survey tools for these same symptoms
7 Recruiting Vestibular Rehabilitation and Dizziness
Condition: Dizziness
Interventions: Behavioral: standard balance rehabilitation;   Behavioral: gaze stability;   Behavioral: Control
Outcome Measures: symptoms of Dizziness;   gaze stability;   fall risk;   Activities-specific balance confidence;   Gait speed
8 Not yet recruiting Eficacy and Tolerability of MECLIN® (Meclizine Chlorhydrate) in Acute Vertigo and Manifestations Neurovegetative
Conditions: Vertigo;   Vestibular Disease
Interventions: Drug: Meclizine;   Drug: Dimenhydrinate
Outcome Measures: Media Vertigo score (MVS);   Dizziness Handicap Inventory (Brazilian version)
9 Unknown  Wii Balance Board in Dizziness
Condition: Dizziness
Intervention: Other: Wii Balance Board
Outcome Measure:
10 Recruiting Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Training After Traumatic Brain Injury
Conditions: Traumatic Brain Injury;   Brain Concussion;   Head Injury;   Dizziness
Interventions: Other: Multidisciplinary evaluation and VR;   Other: Multidisciplinary evaluation
Outcome Measures: Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI);   High level mobility assessment tool for traumatic brain injury (HiMAT)
11 Not yet recruiting Game Based Vestibular Exercise for Home Rehabilitation
Conditions: Peripheral Vestibular Disorders;   Dizziness
Interventions: Behavioral: Experimental group;   Behavioral: Control group
Outcome Measures: Standing Balance;   Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI);   Computerized Visual Tracking Performance;   Spatial - temporal gait variables during treadmill walking with and without visual tracking task.
12 Not yet recruiting Pilot Project on External Vestibular Prosthesis in Chronic Subjective Dizziness
Condition: Chronic Subjective Dizziness Syndrome
Intervention: Device: Balance Belt
Outcome Measures: Significant difference (p<0.05) in sway magnitude fore and aft / right left between CSD patients and the age and gender matched controls;   Visual Analog Scales
13 Recruiting Effects of Osteopathic Treatment on Vestibular Disturbed Post Concussed Athlete
Condition: Post Concussion Syndrome
Intervention: Other: Osteopathic treatment
Outcome Measures: Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI);   Balance Error Scoring System (BESS)
14 Recruiting Treatment of Posterior Canal Type of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Condition: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Intervention: Procedure: Canalith repositioning maneuver
Outcome Measure: efficacy of repositioning maneuvers for treating PC-BPPV
15 Recruiting BPPV Treatment in Biaxial Rotational Chair
Condition: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Intervention: Device: Biaxial rotational chair
Outcome Measures: Treatment of lateral semicircular BPPV, a randomized study comparing dynamic "barbecue" (D-BBC) (rotation about a horizontal axis from head to feet from a supine position) to stepwise barbecue (S-BBC) treatment in a biaxial rotational chair.;   Incidence and treatment of BPPV in a biaxial rotational chair (TRV chair).
16 Recruiting Efficacy of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on the Prevention of Recurrences in BPPV
Condition: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Intervention: Drug: 400IU cholecalciferol and 500mg of elemental calcium as calcium carbonate
Outcome Measures: Recurrence rate of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo;   Changes in serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D level;   Falling frequency;   Fracture frequency;   Quality of life
17 Recruiting Efficacy of Antiviral Medications in Controlling Vertigo Attacks of Patients With Meniere's Disease
Condition: Meniere's Disease
Interventions: Drug: Acyclovir;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Vertigo;   Hearing Loss;   Aural Fullness;   Tinnitus
18 Recruiting Treatment of Apogeotropic Horizontal Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Condition: Positional Vertigo
Interventions: Procedure: Vibrator;   Procedure: Gufoni;   Procedure: Sham
Outcome Measure: Conversion in direction of nystagmus from ageotropic to geotropic or disappearance of nystagmus
19 Recruiting Study of Oculomotor Dysfunction Leading to Children Vertigo
Conditions: Vertigo;   Headache;   Anomaly of Vergence System;   Accommodation Disorders;   Orthoptic Rehabilitation
Interventions: Procedure: orthoptic rehabilitation;   Other: Orthoptic diagnostic
Outcome Measures: oculomotor complete evaluation (static and dynamic and accommodation), posturography test and a visual dynamic acuity test;   free of symptoms
20 Recruiting IT-support for Home Training in Rehabilitation of Geriatric Patients With Vestibular Dysfunction
Condition: Dysfunction of Vestibular System
Intervention: Procedure: IT-technology
Outcome Measures: Static balance will be measured by the "One leg Stand test";   Dynamic balance will be measured by the "Dynamic Gait Index";   Experienced Dizziness handicap will be measured by the "Dizziness Handicap Inventory";   Static balance will be measured by the "Modified Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction and Balance".;   Quality of life will be measured by the "SF-12";   Under extremities strength test will be measured by the "Chair Stand Test";   Motion triggered Dizziness will be measured by the "Motion Sensitivity Test";   Dizziness will be measured by the "Visual Analogue Scale"

These studies may lead to new treatments and are adding insight into Dizziness etiology and treatment.

A major focus of Dizziness research is the development of new drugs and other treatment options. Studies seek to identify new drugs to treat various related disorders and to find safer, more effective doses for medications already being used. Other research is aimed at identifying receptors or drug targets.

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