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Clinical Trials Update: July 7, 2006

High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia) Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis Infections) Cerebral Palsy (Pediatric)

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

High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

If you have high cholesterol, you may be eligible to participate in this 22-week study. To qualify, you must be at least 18, willing to discontinue any current cholesterol medication, and follow a diet recommended by the American Heart Association.

The research site is in Long Beach, Calif.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat170.html.

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Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis Infections)

If you have recurrent cold sores, you may be eligible to participate in this research study. To qualify, you must be at least 18, in general good health, and have had at least three cold sores within the past 12 months. You do not have to have an active cold sore to be eligible. All study-related care is provided at no cost.

The research site is in St. Louis, Mo.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat295.html.

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Cerebral Palsy (Pediatric)

This study will evaluate whether the motor skills of children with spastic diplegia improve after participating in an intensive therapy program. Children 3- to 8-years-old with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy who walk with a cane, walker or crutches; have not had a selective dorsal rhizotomy; do not have significant dislocation of their hips or curved spines; and do not use an intrathecal baclofen pump may be eligible.

The research site is in Cincinnati, Ohio.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat479.html.

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