Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 30, 2006
Asthma Autism Diabetes - Type 2
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:
For many asthmatics, a common trigger of asthma flare-up is upper respiratory infection. If you have had at least two upper respiratory infections in the past two years that have triggered worsening asthma, you may qualify to participate in this research study. Volunteers 6-65 in good general health whose asthma has worsened during an upper respiratory infection that required treatment may qualify.
The research sites are located across the United States.
This research study is for children and adolescents with symptoms of or a diagnosis of autistic disorder with the serious behavioral problems. These may include irritability, agitation, self-injurious behavior and crying. Patients 6-17 may be included who weigh at least 33 pounds, have a mental age of at least 18 months, and meet the diagnostic criteria of autistic disorder.
The research site is in Norfolk, Va.
Diabetes - Type 2
This is a clinical research study for adults with type 2 diabetes. If you are 30-80, have a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, are taking two or three oral diabetes medications, and are still having trouble controlling diabetes, you may be eligible.
The research site is in Tucson, Ariz.
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