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Energy Specific Far Infrared Radiation Treatment for Hyperparathyroidism

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2009 by GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00573573
First Posted: December 14, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2009
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Information provided by:
GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.
  Purpose
A study to determine the possibility of using far infrared radiation to treat Hyperparathyroidism.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hyperparathyroidism Radiation: Far Infrared Radiation Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Using Energy Specific Far Infrared Radiation Treatment for Hyperparathyroidism.

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Further study details as provided by GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary end point is to determine the therapeutic effects of far infrared radiation on Hyperparathyroidism. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Effect of far infrared radiation treatment on other immune deficiency diseases like thyroidism and diabetes [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 2
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
1 Radiation: Far Infrared Radiation
Far Infrared Radiation (5μm to 20μm wavelength) for 30 to 40 minutes each session.

Detailed Description:

Overactive parathyroid glands secrete an excess of parathyroid hormones, resulting in increased levels of calcium in the blood stream, which can lead to weakening of the bones and to kidney stones.

We are postulating that the non-invasive energy specific electromagnetic radiation of the central nervous system, the viscera and the endocrine system has the potential to stop the over secretion of the parathyroid hormones and normalize the body's metabolic functions.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persons with parathyroid disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00573573


Locations
Canada, Ontario
The Centre for Incurable Diseases
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4V 1L5
Sponsors and Collaborators
GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Ken Nedd, M.D. GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.
Study Chair: Kwasi Donyina, Ph.D. GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Kwasi Donyina/Founder and President, GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00573573     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GAAD-HT-CTP1
First Submitted: December 12, 2007
First Posted: December 14, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009

Keywords provided by GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.:
PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM
PARATHYROID NEOPLASMS
SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM
HYPOCALCEMIA

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases