Clinical Trials Update: July 18, 2005
Narcolepsy Arthritis and Arthritic Pain Hypertension (High Blood Pressure - Pediatric)
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:
Apnea and narcolepsy rob young minds of the sleep they need. A research study is testing an investigational drug to see if it can promote wakefulness in children with obstructive sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Children may qualify for this study if they are between ages 6 and 16, and have been diagnosed with apnea or show signs of narcolepsy. Research sites located throughout California.
Arthritis and Arthritic Pain
A research study is being conducted using a once-a-day investigational medication for the management of moderate-to-moderately-severe chronic osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee. Qualified participants will receive at no cost study related examinations, study medication and follow-up for 12 weeks and compensation for travel. To qualify you must be a healthy male or female 40 years of age or older and have OA knee or hip pain requiring daily medication. Research site located in Edison, NJ.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure - Pediatric)
University Health System's Department of Pediatrics seeks children ages 6 to 16 for a research study to learn more about an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Participants should be newly diagnosed with high blood pressure or on current therapy. Children will be asked to take study medication daily and to check blood pressure at home. Study visits are every month or two and last one year. The study coordinator may be able to travel to subjects' homes or schools for some visits. Research site located in Charlottesville, Va.
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