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Clinical Trials Update: June 11, 2007

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Insomnia Emphysema

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

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

You may be eligible to participate in this five-month research study of irritable bowel syndrome if you are at least 18 years old and have IBS. The condition must be accompanied by constipation, defined as fewer than three bowel movements per week, hard or lumpy stools, or straining during a bowel movement. Additional criteria apply.

The research site is in Ann Arbor, Mich.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat90.html.

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Insomnia

This study will evaluate an approved medication to treat insomnia. Study participants must be between ages 18 and 64, have a history of persistent insomnia for at least three months, and be fluent in English.

The research site is in Longwood, Fla.

More information

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

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Emphysema

You may qualify for this study if you are a current or former smoker, your breathing has worsened over time, you have a "smoker's cough," or you have been diagnosed with emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Additional criteria apply.

The research site is in Ann Arbor, Mich.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat59.html.

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