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Clinical Trials Update: Feb. 5, 2007

Healthy Patient Studies Contraception Depression

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

Healthy Patient Studies

This study seeks healthy men between the ages of 18 and 60. If you qualify, all study related care will be provided at no cost, including exams and lab tests. Up to $2,025 in compensation is available for time and travel. You must be free of major medical and psychological illness, including drug and alcohol abuse, and you cannot have had a vasectomy.

The research site is in Tarzana, Calif.

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This is a one-year research study of an investigational birth control pill. Women 19-50 who are sexually active and have regular menstrual cycles may be eligible.

The research site is in Lincoln, Neb.

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This study will use brain-imaging technology (PET scan) to research brain biochemistry identified with depression. The goal is to use the technology to determine if people with a family history of depression have similar brain biochemistry. Candidates 18-29 may be included who have a family history of depression but do not have current or past depression, do not have significant active physical illness, and are not pregnant. Participants may be compensated up to $250 for time, travel, and lost wages.

The research site is in Denver, Colo.

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