If you’re currently experiencing stomach problems and would describe yourself as otherwise generally healthy (that’s a Body Mass Index between 18.5 and 29.9, see calculator on this page), you may qualify to help with this study. You can register your interest by answering the questionnaire and completing the form on this page… we’ll then get in touch to screen you for suitability.
You’ll be one of 90 study participants, divided into three groups of 30 – two groups will take the active medicine, one group will take a placebo (a harmless, inactive substance).
The study will last 6 weeks, the significant stages are:
Enrolment, attending RDC Newstead Clinic for health assessment including lifestyle questionnaires, current medication, weight, height, medical history, blood and Macular Pigment Density (MPOD) testing.
Given test product to take daily for 6 weeks.
Attend RDC Newstead Clinic for follow-up questionnaires.
Attend RDC Newstead Clinic for final interview, to repeat baseline questionnaires and final tests including blood and MPOD.