Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 15, 2005

Prostate Disorders Knee Surgery Vaginal Atrophy

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

Prostate Disorders

Physicians are conducting a research study of an investigational medication for the treatment of BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). Men 50 years or older may qualify. Those who have had prostate cancer will not be eligible. Research site located in Huntsville, Ala.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat125.html.

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Knee Surgery

UVa Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks adults ages 18-65 who have been told by their doctor that arthroscopic surgery is needed to reconstruct a torn ACL. The purpose of the study is to learn whether treatment with an investigational medicine added to the irrigation fluid used during ACL reconstruction will result in early improvement in knee pain and knee function. Research site located in Charlottesville, Va.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat429.html.

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Vaginal Atrophy

Are you postmenopausal and concerned about vaginal symptoms? If you are 40 to 65, have not had a hysterectomy, have not had a period for at least six months, and have at least one moderate-to-severe vaginal symptom such as dryness, irritation, or itching, or pain with sexual activity, you may qualify for this study. Research site located in Scottsdale, Ariz.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat639.htm.

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