Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate in a research study. Health research ranges from simple questionnaires or screening tests, to clinical trials of a new drug or device.
The purpose of this study is to test whether an investigational drug called solanezumab can slow the progression of memory problems associated with brain amyloid (protein that forms plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer Disease [AD]).
The investigators are investigating the effects of traffic-related diesel exhaust on lung function and the immune system in those at risk for COPD. The individual will be exposed to either filtered air (FA) or carefully controlled levels of diesel exhaust (DE) in our exposure chamber.
The primary purpose of the protocol is to evaluate whether Trientine Hydrochloride, a copper chelator which is an agent that binds with and removes copper, will be effective in minimizing macular edema after cataract surgery in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Prostatitis is so widespread a disease that affects people from youths to seniors, with approximately a third experiencing a remission of symptoms over a year follow-up.
The Clover trial is evaluating an investigational vaccine that may help to prevent Clostridium difficile infection. Participants in the study are adults 50 years of age and older, who are at risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection.
There is a new theory that Parkinson's disease may start in the gut, but research is limited. The purpose of this study is to better understand the association between Parkinson's disease and the bacteria and fungi living in the gut and nose.
The purpose of this study is to cross-vaccinate and collect safety data in terms of unsolicited Adverse Events (AEs), Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and potential Immune Mediated Disease (pIMD) from subjects >= 50 Years of age (YOA) who previously received placebo in ZOSTER-006 (NCT01165177) an
The purpose of this study is a long-term follow-up of the two studies 110390 and 113077 (ZOSTER-006/022) to assess the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity persistence of GSK Biologicals' Herpes Zoster subunit (HZ/su) vaccine and will include an assessment of 1 or 2 additional doses in two subgro
Researchers at VGH and UBC are investigating the efficacy of two types of group therapy for women with sexual desire and/or arousal difficulties, both of which involve 8 sessions of discussion and education about sexuality: Mindfulness-Based Therapy ("MIND") and Sex Therapy, Education, and Suppor
The investigators will conduct a 8-week proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial to provide preliminary evidence of efficacy of Fit Brains (Rosetta Stone Canada) training -- a mobile cognitive training program -- on cognitive and brain plasticity in older adults.