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Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 20, 2006

Healthy Patient Studies Colorectal Cancer Diabetes - Type 2 or Asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

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

Healthy Patient Studies

Leaders of this study are looking for healthy men to evaluate an investigational drug. To qualify, healthy males 18-45 must be non-smokers and willing to stay at the study clinic for five overnights, and make five outpatient visits.

The research site is in Evansville, Ind.

More information

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

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Colorectal Cancer

This study will investigate the role of physical activity in regaining quality of life after colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment. Men and women who have been diagnosed with stage 0-III colorectal cancer and have completed treatment within the past five years are invited to participate. Volunteers must be in overall good health, over 18 years of age, and not engaging in regular physical activity.

The research site is in Providence, RI.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat426.html.

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Diabetes - Type 2 or Asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of inhaled insulin compared with injected insulin for lowering blood sugar in adults who have diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. Volunteers over 18 who have diabetes and asthma, or over 30 years old with diabetes and COPD, may be eligible. If you qualify, you will be randomly assigned to receive either an investigational inhaled insulin, or injected insulin.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat603.html, http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat16.html, or http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat44.html.

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