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Clinical Trials Update: April 21, 2004

Intra-Abdominal Infections Asthma (Pediatric) Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) (Pediatric)

(HealthDayNews) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:

Intra-Abdominal Infections

A research study to compare the efficacy and safety of two medications to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections in hospitalized patients. Hospitalized volunteers 18 or older who are scheduled for or have had a laparotomy, laparoscopy or percutaneous drainage of an intra-abdominal abscess may be eligible. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat567.html.

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Asthma (Pediatric)

A research study to measure an investigational medication's ability to control asthma versus a marketed product in pediatric patients whose asthma is worsened by activity or exercise. Volunteers 4-11 years old who have been diagnosed with persistent asthma for three months or longer may be eligible. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat442.html.

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Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) (Pediatric)

A research study to evaluate an investigational medication to treat eczema in infants, and to learn if it can help prevent or delay the onset of asthma. Babies with eczema and a family history of allergic diseases have a 50 percent chance of developing asthma. Children between 3-18 months of age who have had eczema for less then three months, and have a parent or sibling with a history of eczema, allergies, or asthma may be eligible. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat211.html.

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