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Clinical Trials Update: Nov. 14, 2006

Shingles Allergies & Asthma Weight Loss

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

Shingles

This research study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of an investigational medication to treat postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), a complication of shingles. Volunteers 18 or older who have had pain for more than two months after shingles has healed may be eligible.

The research site is in Santa Fe, NM.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat225.html.

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Allergies & Asthma

Are allergic asthma symptoms disrupting your child's life? He or she may qualify for this clinical research study if between the ages of 6 and 14 and diagnosed with asthma.

The research site is in Austin, Texas.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat715.html.

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Weight Loss

If you are a slightly overweight man, you may be eligible for this study evaluating an investigational weight-loss supplement. Candidates 18-50 who are not taking any prescription medications, weigh between 175 and 210 pounds, and are able to commit to several two-night clinic stays may qualify. Compensation up to $1450 is available for time and travel to those who complete the study.

The research site is in Portland, Maine.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat706.html.

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