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Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 29, 2006

Anemia High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia) Menstrual Disorders

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:


People who have had one of the bone marrow failures syndromes listed below are asked to participate in a research study. If you are at least 18 and have one of the following, you may qualify: Aplastic Anemia (pancytopenia with a hypocellular marrow and no evidence of leukemia), Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Refractory Anemia, Refractory Cytopenia with Multilineage Dysplasia, 5q-Syndrome, or other bone marrow failure syndromes.

The research site is in Staten Island, NY.

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High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

This is a research study for people with a normal-to-slightly-elevated cholesterol levels to determine if sugar beet fiber lowers cholesterol. Volunteers 18-70 who have no cardiac conditions, no history of gallstones or gallbladder surgery, and are not diabetic may be eligible.

The research site is in Billings, Mont.

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Menstrual Disorders

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. Healthy women 18-49 with cyclic heavy menstrual bleeding associated with menorrhagia who have a normal pelvic examination, cervical cytology, and transvaginal ultrasonography may be included.

The research site is in Miami, Fla.

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