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Clinical Trials Update: July 6, 2007

Diabetic Neuropathy Gout (Hyperuricemia) Constipation

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

Diabetic Neuropathy

To qualify for this clinical trial of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, participants must be 18 or older, have a history of diabetes mellitus type 1 or 2, and have painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy with onset between 6 months and 10 years prior to screening. Additional criteria apply.

The research site is in DeLand, Fla.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat253.html.

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Gout (Hyperuricemia)

This study will evaluate whether an investigational drug lowers body levels of uric acid, which can cause gout. If you have a history of gout and qualify for the trial, you will receive study related care at no cost, including physical exams, lab services and study medication.

The research site is in Huntsville, Ala.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat443.html.

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Constipation

This study will evaluate an investigational medication to treat opioid-induced bowel dysfunction, a form of chronic constipation associated with taking pain medication. Participants will receive study supervision by a board-certified physician, study-related tests and exams, and study medication at no cost. Compensation may be available for time and travel. Participants will continue to take their prescribed pain medication throughout the study.

The research site is in Phoenix, Ariz.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat247.html.

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