Medicines in Development for Older Americans - Clinical Trial Backgrounder

Clinical Trials: Older Americans and Chronic Diseases

The 668 clinical trials listed here include 406 that have not yet started recruiting patients or are just now seeking volunteers to participate and another 262 that are active, but not recruiting new patients. This information is potentially valuable to patients still seeking effective treatments for the top ten chronic diseases affecting seniors. It provides a new therapeutic option to discuss with physicians. Those interested in obtaining more information about certain clinical trials can use the URL code listed for each trial to log onto www.clinicaltrials.gov, the clinical tests database of the National Institutes of Health.

Source: www.clinicaltrials.gov; Search criteria: Phase 0, 1, 2, 3; industry only, and United States. Included are only active clinical trials – active, not recruiting; recruiting, not yet recruiting, and enrolling by invitation. Search performed 3/13/2013.

 

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