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Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

A listing of Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.

Found (50) clinical trials

Acupuncture Treatment in Adults Undergoing Diagnostic OGD : A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Randomized Trial

Acupuncture is being used as one part of Chinese medicine for more than 2,500 years in treating diseases. Recent functional magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated that acupuncture can suppress the “pain” area in the brain so as to reduce the pain that felt by human subjects. Western medicine proposed the acupuncture …

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A Randomized Study Comparing Lamivudine Versus Adefovir Dipivoxil for Prevention of zHBV Reactivation in HBsAg Seropositive Patients Undergoing Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Liver diseases due to hepatitis B reactivation are serious causes of morbidity and mortality in hepatitis B infected patients treated with chemotherapy. We have previously shown that with pre-emptive use of lamivudine, one can drastically reduce liver-related morbidity and mortality in such patients. However, due to the development of hepatitis …

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A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Exercise on Physical Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects

Studies have shown conflicting results of the effect of exercise on dementia patients. The aim of this study is to examine the role of physical activity on the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in older persons. To promote the benefits of aerobic exercise on dementia patients and encourage exercise …

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The Effectiveness of Saw Palmetto and Sanmiaoshan on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Chinese Patients

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of saw palmetto and sanmiaoshan, on top of alpha blocker, on urinary flow rate and BPH symptoms in patients with BPH.

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A Study of the Use of Combination of Anti-cholinergic and Minor Tranquilliser in the Treatment of Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain is a common clinical problem encountered in our practice but at present, the results of treatments are unsatisfactory. The pathogenesis remains unknown but altered motility of the esophagus and psychological factors including anxiety have been implicated as important factors. Reports of the single use of anticholinergic drugs …

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Targeting Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor-gamma in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients - Will it Reduce Inflammation Atherosclerosis Calcification and Improve Survival of Peritoneal Dialysis Patients?

Peritoneal dialysis patients are at increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and are related to the presence of accelerated atherosclerosis. Our recent data showed that inflammation predicts mortality and cardiovascular death, independent of other cardiovascular risk factors in peritoneal dialysis patients. As a considerable proportion of peritoneal dialysis patients …

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The Use of Proton Pump Inhibitor for the Treatment of Non-erosive Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease in Chinese Population

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of proton pump inhibitor for the treatment of non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) in Chinese population. Studies from the western population have estimated a worldwide prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease from 10 to 20 %. Monthly symptoms of heartburn or acid …

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A Study of the Use of High-dose Proton Pump Inhibitor for the Treatment of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Related Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain accounts for 2-5% of all emergency presentations. In the United States, it has been estimated approximately that US$8 billion was spent annually for the initial care of patients suspected to have an acute coronary syndrome, but who were subsequently found not to have coronary artery disease (1). …

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Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Long-acting Risperidone Microspheres in Patients With Schizophrenia or Other Psychotic Disorders When Switching From Typical Antipsychotic (Oral/Depot) or Atypical Oral Other Than Risperidone

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of patients on long-acting Risperidone microshpheres injection. The major advantage of long-acting injection over oral medication is facilitation of compliance in medication taking. Non-compliance is very common among schizophrenic and is a frequent cause of relapse.

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Premedication With Oral Midazolam in Patients Undergoing Rigid Cystoscopy: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial

To investigate the efficacy of oral midazolam for patients undergoing rigid cystoscopy in: 1. relieving patient's anxiety and improving satisfaction 2. reducing procedure-related pain 3. facilitating the diagnostic and therapeutic interventions during rigid cystoscopy

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