Clinical Trials Update: May 14, 2007

Migraine and Cluster Headaches High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia) Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) or HIV

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

Migraine and Cluster Headaches

This study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of an investigational drug versus placebo to prevent migraines. Volunteers 18-65 who have had a history of migraines for at least one year and are having 2-8 migraines per month may be eligible. The study will last up to 25 weeks, including as many as 10 clinic visits.

The research site is in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat100.html.

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High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

If you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol, you may be eligible to participate in this short research study to evaluate two investigational medications to treat high cholesterol. Participants receive: research medication, diet instruction, laboratory testing, and physical exams at no cost. Health insurance is not needed to participate, and compensation up to $210 is available for time and travel expenses.

The research site is in Brooklyn Center, Minn.

More information

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

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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) or HIV

This study will evaluate lozenges of interferon-alpha as a way to treat oral warts in HIV-positive adults. Candidates who have tested positive for HIV, have two or more warts inside the mouth, and are receiving a standard course of anti-retroviral therapy may be eligible.

The research site is in San Francisco, Calif.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat421.html or http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat417.html.

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