Sleep disorders study
Adults over age 65 who have trouble sleeping are being recruited for
investigational drug studies at the Emory Sleep Disorders Center, located
Wesley Woods Health Center. Physical examinations, laboratory tests and
medications will be provided without charge. Call 728-4750.
Schizophrenia drug study
Many people have an inadequate response to available medications for
schizophrenia, or they may suffer from unpleasant side effects. An
investigational medication is currently being evaluated in a nationwide
clinical trial. Those 18 years or older who have been diagnosed with
schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder may be eligible. Free
research-related care is available for eligible participants including
study medication and psychiatric and medical evaluations. Call
727-0506 or 727-2971.
The Winship Cancer Center will host a free prostate cancer screening on
Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6-8:30 p.m. Participants
receive a risk factor assessment, a digital rectal examination and a PSA
The screening will take place at The Emory Clinic's Department of
schedule a screening appointment, call 778-4162 or 778-5422.
Persons 40-80 years of age who either have ocular hypertension -- a
normal pressure within the eye -- or are at risk for developing glaucoma
determined by their eye doctor, may be eligible to participate in the
component of a national eye study. Qualified participants are persons who
never undergone glaucoma surgery and have at least two of the following
factors: a family history of glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure,
nearsightedness or are African American. Study medications will be
free of charge. Call Donna Leef at The Emory Eye Center at 778-4134.