The Genetic Basis of the Influence of Dairy Product Intake on Body Measures in Children

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2013 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
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First received: April 4, 2013
Last updated: April 10, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

The objective of this study is to explore the genetic basis of the influence of dairy product intake on body measures in children. The investigators assume that the effect of dairy products intake on children body measures is affected by genetic polymorphisms.

Condition Intervention
Body Mass Index
Other: Blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body indexes measurements [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Body indexes measurements including height and weight in correlation with milk intake and gene sequences.

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Whole blood

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Childrens' Milk Intake
The milk intake of children will be reconciled with body measurement index and blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing
Other: Blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Children from a community sample


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sick children
  • Chronic diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01831557

Contact: Eias Kassem, MD 972-4-630-4331

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: Eias Kassem, MD    972-4-630-4331   
Principal Investigator: Eias Kassem, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01831557     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HYMC-18-2012
Study First Received: April 4, 2013
Last Updated: April 10, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health processed this record on March 31, 2015