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Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 28, 2005

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


The University of Virginia Health System's department of internal medicine seeks healthy adults 18 to 47 years of age for a research study to gauge a person's reaction to the effects of having the flu.

If you have fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, and/or runny nose, please call 434-924-2371 within 24 hours of onset of symptoms for more information. Compensation is up to $175 for study completion.

The research site is in Charlottesville, Va.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat182.html.


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Have you ever experienced an extremely traumatic or stressful event, and does it recur, either in your dreams or thoughts?

Does thinking about this stressful occurrence cause shortness of breath, sweating or anxiety? If you have one or more of these symptoms and are between the ages of 20 and 59, you may be eligible for a research study at McLean Hospital examining the effects of stress on the brain.

The research site is in Belmont, Mass.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat122.html.


Urinary Incontinence

If you often feel a strong and sudden urge to urinate and experience urinary leakage as a result of this urge, you may be eligible for a clinical research study.

Women between the ages 18 and 65 with overactive bladders are being sought for the study. Symptoms should include the urge incontinence-urinary leakage associated with the sensation of a strong and sudden urge to urinate.

The research site is in Staten Island, N.Y.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat195.html.


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