Clinical Trials Update: Feb. 23, 2011

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


This study will evaluate the cardiovascular safety of an investigational drug combined with allopurinol in people with gout and cardiovascular problems. You must be 50 or older and have a uric acid level greater than 6.0 percent to qualify.

The research site is in San Antonio, Texas.

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Arthritis and Cardiovascular Disease

This study will compare celecoxib (Celebrex) to NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Naproxen) in people with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and risk factors for, or a history of, cardiovascular disease.

The research site is in Mesa, Ariz.

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Advanced Parkinson's Disease

This study will evaluate an investigational drug to treat certain side effects caused by levodopa (L-dopa) in people with advanced Parkinson's.

The research site is in Milwaukee, Wisc.

More information

Please see's_disease.aspx.


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