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Brookline, Massachusetts Clinical Trials

A listing of Brookline, Massachusetts clinical trials actively recruiting patient volunteers.

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Found (760) clinical trials

Gout: Allopurinol vs. Febuxostat

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis affecting adults (1), with a disease frequency that continues to increase dramatically (2). Gout is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality which are concentrated in older men and magnified in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) (3-6), demographics common to the ...

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Neurobiological and Psychological Benefits of Exercise in Chronic Pain and PTSD

This study will explicitly compare the effects of a 12-week progressive exercise training program on 1) the clinical symptoms of chronic pain and PTSD, 2) pain threshold and tolerance, and 3) anti-stress, anti-nociceptive neurohormones such as neuropeptide Y (NPY) and allopregnanolone/pregnanolone (ALLO) in Veterans with chronic pain/PTSD compared to healthy ...

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Checklist to Prevent MRSA Surgical Site Infections

Aims and Design: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), accounts for an estimated 94,000 invasive infections and 19,000 deaths annually in the U.S. In order to prevent MRSA infections among Veterans, the VA successfully implemented the VA MRSA Prevention Initiative that has reduced patient-to-patient transmission of MRSA. However, this Initiative does not ...

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Effectiveness of a Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment in Routine Care

Anxiety and mood diagnoses are chronic and devastating with respect to costs to the individual and the healthcare system, and are more prevalent than any other class of disorders. When these disorders present concurrently, the significant public health implications and societal costs are intensified. Despite high rates of comorbidity and ...

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Powered Exoskeletons in Persons With SCI

Background Veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) have many adverse secondary medical and quality of life (QOL) changes as a result of immobilization. Veterans with SCI who have completed rehabilitation after injury and are unable to ambulate receive a wheelchair as standard of care (SOC) for mobility. Powered exoskeletons are ...

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Neurohormonal Benefits of Exercise in Fibromyalgia and PTSD

This study will compare the effects of a 12-week progressive exercise training program on 1) Fibromyalgia (FM) pain and PTSD symptoms, 2) pain threshold and tolerance, and 3) relevant biomarkers and neuromodulators including: a) anti-stress, anti-nociceptive, immune modulating factors such as neuropeptide Y (NPY) and GABAergic neuroactive steroids such as ...

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Low Dose Naltrexone for Chronic Pain From Arthritis

Chronic pain affects over 100 million Americans, and arthritis is the most common cause. Existing treatments for chronic arthritic pain are only mildly effective, and risks of medications used to treat pain are numerous and continue to be discovered. Treatment of chronic is a high priority research area for VA ...

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Effectiveness of Home-based Electronic Cognitive Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease

In the current study, the investigators are examining the use of a mobile electronic application used to deliver cognitive rehabilitation tasks to patients with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease, and patients with mild Alzheimer's disease. An estimated 100 patients will be enrolled into the study (~50 patients with ...

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LED Light Therapy to Improve Cognitive & Psychosocial Function in TBI-PTSD Veterans

Rationale The rational for using near-infrared LEDs is two-fold: 1) These wavelengths have been shown to improve adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production, especially in hypoxic or compromised cells. 2) Recent studies in humans have also shown an increase in regional cerebral blood flow subjacent to where the near-infrared LEDs were placed ...

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Diuretic Comparison Project

Over 1 million Veterans are prescribed a thiazide-type diuretic each year; over 95% receive hydrochlorothiazide, and fewer than 2.5% receive chlorthalidone. Both medications are thiazide-type diuretics that have been used for more than 50 years and are considered first-line treatment for hypertension. Indirect evidence has been accumulating, however, that chlorthalidone ...

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