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Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 31, 2008

Neuropathy Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Multiple Sclerosis

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


If you have a diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension, you may be eligible for a new study.

The following conditions may be criteria for participation:

  • Primary autonomic failure (Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, pure autonomic failure)
  • Dopamine beta hydroxylase deficiency
  • Non-diabetic autonomic neuropathy
  • A documented fall in systolic blood pressure or in diastolic blood pressure within 3 minutes of standing.

You must provide written informed consent to participate in the study.

The research site is in Birmingham, Ala.

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

If you are at least 60 years old and have a diagnosis of previously untreated AML (either de novo or from an antecedent hematologic disorder or therapy-related AML), at least 20 percent blasts by BM biopsy, ECOG performance status of 0,1, or 2 and adequate cardiac, renal and liver function, you may be eligible to participate in this study.

The research site is in Beech Grove, Ind.

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Multiple Sclerosis

If you are between 18 and 80 years old, have a clinical diagnosis of pseudobulbar affect, exhibit involuntary episodes of laughing and/or crying and a confirmed diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or multiple sclerosis (MS), you may be eligible to participate in this study.

The research site is in Las Vegas, Nev.

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