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Anosmia Medical Research Studies

Up-to-date List of Anosmia 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 Anosmia Medical Research Studies

Rank Status Study
1 Recruiting Investigation of the Genetic Causes of Kallmann Syndrome and Reproductive Disorders
Conditions: Hypogonadism;   Kallmann Syndrome;   Puberty, Delayed;   Puberty, Precocious;   Hypothalamic Amenorrhea;   Anosmia;   GnRH Deficiency
Outcome Measure: Identification of DNA abnormalities
2 Recruiting Trial of Directed High-dose Nasal Steroids on Residual Smell Loss in Sinus Patients After Sinus Surgery
Conditions: Olfaction Disorders;   Sinusitis;   Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Intervention: Drug: Budesonide Respules
Outcome Measures: Change in Degree of Olfactory Function;   Change in Head CT Grade;   Change in Nasal Endoscopy Grade;   Change in Quality of Life;   Number of patients with steroid side effects after a 1-2 week course of steroids;   Number of patients with steroid side effects after a 8 week course of steroids
3 Unknown  Is Pentoxifylline Able to Improve Olfactory Sensitivity?
Condition: Olfaction Disorders
Intervention: Drug: Pentoxifylline retard 400mg
Outcome Measures: TDI-score;   odor threshold odor discrimination odor identification
4 Recruiting The Genetic Investigation of Reproductive Disorders (Including Kallmann Syndrome)
Conditions: Kallmann Syndrome;   Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism;   Hypothalamic Amenorrhea;   Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome;   Precocious Puberty
Outcome Measures: rare sequence variant(s) in gene(s);   functionality of identified rare sequence variants (mutations);   mode of inheritance;   genotype-phenotype correlation
5 Unknown  Sertraline vs. Placebo for Symptoms Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Condition: Traumatic Brain Injury
Intervention: Drug: sertraline
Outcome Measures: Gouvier-PCSC;   Post Concussive Scale;   Hamilton Depression Scale;   Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating;   Diagnosis of PCD by DSM-IV;   Smell Identification Test
6 Not yet recruiting Coblation in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Condition: Blood Loss
Intervention: Device: Coblation polypectomy
Outcome Measure: Blood loss
7 Unknown  Evaluation of a Combined Parent-student Programme for Smoking Prevention in Berlin Schools
Condition: Tobacco Use Disorder
Interventions: Behavioral: Student-Intervention only group;   Behavioral: Multi-component Intervention;   Behavioral: Control Group
Outcome Measures: Percentage of regular smokers among students at the 2 year follow-up assessment.;   Students' attitudes towards smoking and smoking-related self-efficacy
8 Recruiting Biomarkers of Risk of Parkinson Disease
Conditions: Parkinson Disease;   Autonomic Nervous System Diseases;   Pure Autonomic Failure
Outcome Measures: Diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD) based on the characteristic movement disorder in PD, confirmed by Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).;   Brain 6-[18F]fluorodopa-derived radioactivity; cardiac 6-[18F]fluorodopamine-derived radioactivity; CSF neurochemicals; olfactory testing; autonomic function tests; neurobehavioral rating scales.

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

A major focus of Anosmia 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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