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Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 23, 2006

Obesity Bladder Disorders Learning Disorders

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

Obesity

This study will evaluate an investigational medication to aid weight loss. To be eligible, you must be an adult in generally good health. Qualified participants may receive at no cost study-related medical exams, medication, nutrition counseling, and guidance, and up to $1,000 compensation for time and travel.

The research site is in Raleigh, NC.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat107.html.

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Bladder Disorders

Men 45 or older who have any of the following symptoms may be eligible for this study: urinary frequency, urgency, weak stream, incomplete emptying or nocturia (getting up in the middle of the night due to bladder symptoms). Men with prostate cancer or a neurologic condition (i.e., Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis) will not be eligible.

The research site is in Jeffersonville, Ind.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat445.html.

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Learning Disorders

This study will evaluate a free 12-week group program for both parents and children aimed at helping children develop friendships. Your child may be eligible if he/she has difficulty making or keeping friends, or has been diagnosed with a social communication disorder (i.e. high functioning autism, Asperger's disorder or non-verbal learning disorder).

The research site is in Los Angeles, Calif.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat774.html.

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