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Clinical Trials Update: June 19, 2007

Allergy Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Alzheimer's Disease

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

Allergy

If you dread the symptoms of allergy -- sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes -- consider participating in this study of an investigational injection for the long term treatment of ragweed allergy. Volunteers 18-59 may qualify who have used various antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops to treat ragweed allergy, and are willing to receive injections.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat166.html.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

This study will evaluate an investigational medication to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Participants will receive all study related exams and investigational medication at no cost, and may be compensated up to $350 for time and travel.

The research site is in St. Louis, Mo.

More information

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

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Alzheimer's Disease

This study will evaluate an investigational medication for Alzheimer's disease. Candidates 45-90 currently taking Aricept (donepezil) for at least the past three months may be included. Participants receive study related care with a staff neurologist at no cost, and may be compensated for travel.

The research site is in Chicago, Ill.

More information

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

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