Clinical Trials Update: Aug. 5, 2005
Chronic Diarrhea Healthy Women Studies Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:
If you suffer from diarrhea, you may be eligible to participate in a medical research study of an investigational treatment. Must be 18 to 70 years of age and must have loose bowel movements most of the time. Will receive the transdermal (patch) or placebo provided at no cost and have five office visits over approximately three months. Research sites located throughout the United States.
Healthy Women Studies
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate an investigational birth control pill. Qualified participants will receive medications for one year, free study related care and lab work, and compensation for your time. A major pharmaceutical company is sponsoring this trial for women 18-40 years of age. Research site located in Rochester, NY.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
The two medicines to be studied for this trial have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of high blood pressure, however, some of the doses being tested in this study are currently not officially recommended. The reason for this study is to determine which of these two medicines is more effective at causing blood pressure to go down and slow down the fast growth of heart muscle, which results from high blood pressure. Participants must meet the following criteria: male or female 55 or older with left ventricular hypertrophy as confirmed by echocardiogram. Research sites located throughout the United States.
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