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Clinical Trials Update: June 3, 2005

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) & Heart Failure Diabetic Neuropathy Cancer Pain

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

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) & Heart Failure

A research study of an investigation drug for patients with high blood pressure who have developed heart failure. Volunteers 18 years or older who have a past history or current doctor's diagnosis of hypertension and a current doctor's diagnosis of heart failure may be eligible. Research site located in Oklahoma City, OK.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat85.html and http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat281.html.

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Diabetic Neuropathy

A research study of an investigational medication to treat diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy (DSP). Volunteers 18-70 who have had Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes for at least six months and have signs or symptoms of neuropathy such as pain, tingling, weakness or numbness in the feet and/or hands or loss of balance may be eligible. Research site located in Boston, Mass.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat253.html.

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Cancer Pain

A research study of an investigational pain medication for patients who have cancer or whose cancer is in remission and who experience daily flares of pain despite taking opioids. Volunteers 18-80 who currently take daily around-the-clock opioid(s) to manage persistent pain may be eligible. Some examples of opioids are: morphine, transdermal fentanyl, hydrocodone, oxycodone and hydromorphone. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat303.html.

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