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.
Parkinson's disease results from the loss of dopamine producing brain cells; however, the mechanism that start and continue this loss are still largerly unknkown. Recent research has suggested a protein called tau may contribute to the development and progression of Parksinon's disease.
Significant changes in brain morphology are observed in people with first-episode psychosis. Studies have shown that total brain volume and particular brain structures are decreased in people with psychosis disorders.
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.
We aim to examine the relationship bewteen cognitive function and sleep quality as a function of aging; and to determine whether sleep disruptions differ across individuals with mild cognitivie impairment, depending on stroke-status (i.e., chronic stroke survivors versus non-stroke).
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.
WiiNWALK is a 4 week physical activity, with the intervention of a WiiFit, targeted to improve walking capacity in individuals with either a unilateral below-knee or above-knee amputation.
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