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Clinical Trials

Written by By Dan Rosett Friday, 15 May 2009 11:38

Research is the mother’s milk of new medications, diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. There is a constant research effort to find new, safer and more effective ways of making us a healthier society. While there are many clinical research projects being conducted all over Long Island in different venues, here is just a partial list being performed at Nassau County institutions.


Feinstein Institute for
Medical Research: Do
Combined Drugs for ADHD
Reduce Aggressive Behavior?

The objective is to see whether antipsychotic medicines used in combination with traditional stimulant medicines for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder work in reducing aggressive behavior.

These combined treatments are common, yet there is no data to show that the combinations are any better than one drug alone. The study is designed to answer that question.

 

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