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Clinical Trials Update: June 29, 2006

Chronic Back Pain COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Urinary Incontinence

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

Chronic Back Pain

This study will evaluate an investigational medication to treat lower back pain that shoots down the leg and/or foot (lumbosacral radiculopathy). Volunteers at least 18 who have back pain as a result of disc herniation or spinal stenosis for at least three months but not longer than four years may qualify.

The research site is in the Independence, Mo.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

This clinical research study will evaluate the effectiveness of an oral, investigational drug for chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Candidates 40 or older who are current or former smokers may be eligible. All study-related medications, procedures and clinic visits are provided at no cost.

The research sites are located throughout the United States.

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Urinary Incontinence

If you have not found relief for bladder control problems, you may be eligible to participate in this clinical research study of a new implanted device. Participation will include approximately one year of clinic follow-up visits and an annual telephone follow-up for an additional four years.

The research site is in Royal Oak, Mich.

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