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114-012: Study to evaluate activity levels, inflammatory markers and overall wellness

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for women and men – ages 35-75, BMI below 35 – to participate in a clinical study. Participants must have chronic joint/muscle related pain for at least the past 6 months.

The study requires participants to consume a nutritional product or placebo daily for 8 weeks. At study start, the 2 week visit and at the end of the 8 week study participants will come to NIS Labs to record blood pressure and to complete 4 questionnaires. At study start and the 8 week visit a blood draw will also be done.  Participants will need to make 3 visits to a local chiropractor where joint mobility will be measured.


044-031 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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044-031 Golden Black Seed: Support of metabolic health and general wellness

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for women and men – ages 40-75, BMI 25-34.9 – to participate in a clinical study. Participants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Cholesterol level between 200-300mg/dL
  • Triglyceride level between 150-300 mg/dL

The study requires participants to consume a nutritional product daily for 8 weeks. At study start, the 4 week visit and at the end of the 8 week study participants will come to NIS Labs for a blood draw, blood pressure and to complete 2 questionnaires.  A body fat composition test (DEXA) will happen at the baseline and 8 week visits.


044-031 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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143-004: Study on fatigue reduction

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for women and men – ages 18-75, BMI 18-35 – to participate in a clinical study. Participants must be experiencing fatigue for at least the past months that moderately to severely interferes with daily activities. 

The study requires participants to consume a nutritional product daily for 8 weeks. At study start, one week, 4 weeks and at the end of the 8 week study participants will come to NIS Labs to complete fatigue and wellness questionnaires and record their blood pressure.  Blood will be drawn at study start, the 4 week and 8 week visits.

143-004 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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079-007 Blood sugar response associated with consumption of pu-erh tea

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for women and men – ages 18-60, BMI 20-30 – to participate in a clinical study.   The study requires each participant to consume 3 different doses of Pu-erh tea or water with a bland meal of soda crackers during separate weekly visits to NIS Labs.

There will be 7 visits to NIS Labs:

  • At visit 1, blood pressure will be measured, an ECG will be performed and a blood draw done to verify fasting blood glucose is between 70 and 125 mg/dL.
  • At visits 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, Pu-erh tea or water will be consumed with a bland meal of soda crackers, blood pressure will be measured, a questionnaire completed and blood draws done.
  • At visit 7, blood pressure will be measured and a blood draw performed.

079-007 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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[Recruiting Closed] 143-002: Study on chronic pain and wellness

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for women and men – ages 30-75, BMI 20-35 – to participate in a clinical study. Participants must be experiencing chronic pain in one or more anatomical areas for at least the past 6 months.

The study requires participants to consume a nutritional product daily for 8 weeks. At study start, at the 2 week visit and at the end of the 8 week study participants will come to NIS Labs to complete health and wellness questionnaires, record their blood pressure and have their blood drawn.

Study recruitment for insulin regulation and metabolic health.

143-002 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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[Recruiting closed] 135-002 Stem cell study

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for healthy women and men – ages 20-75, BMI below 35 – to participate in a clinical study assessing the effects of a nutraceutical blend on stem cell activity.

The study requires participants to make 4 visits to NIS Labs one week apart.  Each visit will last approximately 3 hours and will require participants to sit quietly during the visit.  During the visit participants will:

–         consume a test product,

–         have blood pressure recorded,

–         have 3 blood draws,

–         complete questionnaires.

Study recruitment for insulin regulation and metabolic health.

135-002 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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[Recruiting closed] 119-004 Alkaline ionized water: Sports recovery and inflammation management

Study Recruitment

NIS Labs is looking for healthy men – ages 25-40, BMI 19-30, who are not regularly exercising – to participate in a clinical study.  The study evaluates the effects of consumption of a nutritional product on sports recovery and inflammation management.

The study requires participants to consume tap water for three weeks and alkaline water for one week.  At the beginning of the study there will be a fitness assessment.  At the end of the second week and at the end of fourth week there will be an exercise challenge.  At the two week and four week visits study participants will:

–         Complete three questionnaires,

–         Have blood pressure recorded,

–         Have six lactate finger-stick readings,

–         Have three blood draws (each blood draw is approximately 2 tablespoons).

119-004 Alkaline ionized water Sports recovery and inflammation management

119-004 Timeline

Participants will be compensated for their time.
Participants must reside in Klamath Falls or the surrounding area.

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Study Demonstrates Cyactiv’s Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Support

A study recently published in the Journal of Medicinal Food (Jensen et al.) set out to characterize the basic biological properties of Cyactiv, which contains a known anti-inflammatory cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor phycocyanin (PC), as well as a high level of non- phycocyanin bioactive compounds.

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Top 10 articles downloaded from JMF.

We are happy to inform you that your article entitled, “Consumption of Dried Apple Peel Powder Increases Joint Function and Range of Motion”, has been ranked in the Top 10 articles downloaded from the Journal of Medicinal Food official website.

Certificate (J Med Food 17 (11) 2014, 1204-1213)


Recognizing the potential return on investing in research, and the potential cost of lacking clinical validation for products, more nutraceutical companies are partnering with contract research organizations (CROs) to prove new concepts, substantiate existing claims or differentiate unique product formulas.

Historically, the nutraceutical industry has relied heavily on “borrowed science,” noted Gitte Jensen, PhD, research director, NIS Labs, Klamath Falls, OR. However, more companies are conducting their own clinical studies to strengthen marketing claims and reinforce their regulatory standing.

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