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Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 28, 2009

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Cold Sores

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

This 10-week study is for people aged 40 to 80 who have been diagnosed with COPD.

The research site is in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

This study is for people who have chronic stable heart failure and have an ejection fraction of less than 40 percent. Participants will have an echocardiogram and will be asked to stay overnight. Compensation for time and travel is available up to $2,750 if you qualify.

The research site is in Tustin, Calif.

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Cold Sores

This study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational device to treat cold sores. Participants will receive study treatment and related medical care at no cost and may be compensated up to $250 for time and travel.

The research site is in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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