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Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 21, 2006

Bipolar Disorders Chronic Back Pain Diabetes - Type 2

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

Bipolar Disorders

An investigational drug (not yet FDA approved) is being tested in people with bipolar I depression. Eligible volunteers must be 18-65 with bipolar disorder whose most recent episode was depressed. People with manic, hypomanic, or mixed episodes, dementia, or a history of alcohol or substance dependence within six months, or a history of alcohol or substance abuse, will not be able to participate.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat20.html.

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Chronic Back Pain

If you have chronic low back pain (CLBP), you may be eligible for this research study of an investigational pain medication. Candidates 21-75 who have a diagnosis of chronic low back pain and are currently taking pain medication for the condition may be included.

The research sites are located across the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat19.html.

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Diabetes - Type 2

This is a clinical research study to assess the ability of an investigational medication to delay development of diabetes in men or women. Participants 35-75 may qualify. Research mediations and procedures are provided at no cost to the volunteer, and a set compensation will be paid for time and travel expenses.

The research site is in Brooklyn Center, Minn.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat603.html.

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