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Clinical Trials Update: Feb. 15, 2007

Chronic Back Pain Alzheimer's Disease or Insomnia Psoriasis and Psoriatic Disorders

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

Chronic Back Pain

This trial is evaluating patients with low back or buttock pain due to degenerative lumbar disc disease. Volunteers 18-55 may qualify who have back or buttock pain attributed to degenerative lumbar disc disease, have pain that has lasted at least six weeks that has not improved after conservative treatment, and who can adequately communicate location and intensity of his/her pain.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat19.html.

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Alzheimer's Disease or Insomnia

This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a study medication to reduce sleeplessness in adults with memory loss. Participants will receive study related physical examinations and laboratory work at no cost, and will be asked to wear a monitor similar to a wrist watch during sleep. Those who qualify may receive compensation for time and travel.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat11.html or http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat189.html.

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Psoriasis and Psoriatic Disorders

This study will evaluate a topical treatment for body psoriasis in adolescents. Candidates 12-17 who have psoriasis (10-35% BSA) on the arms, legs, chest, or back and are in good general health without vitamin D deficiency may be eligible. Adolescents who have scalp psoriasis but not body psoriasis are not eligible.

The research site is in Miami, Fla.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat126.html.

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