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Clinical Trials Update: June 14, 2005

Emphysema Tennis Elbow/ Chronic Back Pain/Chronic Shoulder Pain Stem Cell Transplant

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

Emphysema

UVa Health Systems seeks adult men and women who have emphysema in the upper section of their lungs, for a research study. This is a nationwide healthcare study designed to find out if an investigational device will safely and effectively relieve symptoms of this disease. Participants must have emphysema of the upper portions of the lung, be able to successfully participate in standard exercise testing, six-minute walk and exercise bike tests, and have not smoked for at least four months. Research site located in Charlottesville, Va.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat59.html.

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Tennis Elbow/ Chronic Back Pain/Chronic Shoulder Pain

This study is looking for adults who are suffering from persistent soreness in a shoulder, elbow or the lower back, for a research study to evaluate an investigational pain-relieving patch that's placed directly on the skin at the location of soreness. You must be 18 or older, and your pain/soreness should be the result of overuse or strain that took place in your shoulder or lower back within the last two months, or elbow within the last three months. Research sites located in throughout the United States.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat472.html.

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Stem Cell Transplant

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is recruiting people who have acute Graft-versus-Host disease to participate in an experimental study. To qualify, you must be between the ages of 18 and 65 and have previously untreated grade 2 - 4 gastrointestinal GVHD requiring therapy. Research site located in New York, NY.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat467.html.

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