TITLE

A pilot study to evaluate the effect of Taeumjowi-tang on obesity in Korean adults: study protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Trials;2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a randomized controlled trial study on the evaluation of the efficacy and safety of Taeumjowi-tang (TJ001), a traditional Korean medicinal extract of herbs used as a remedy for obesity. In the study, two groups of obese Korean patients will be recruited, with one group receiving TJ001 and the other a placebo. The study aims to estimate obesity-related variables such as weight reduction, discover the target population, and estimate the proper treatment period.
ACCESSION #
76352757

 

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