Treatment of Alopecia Areata (B7981015)

According to Alopecia Areata Canada, alopecia is the loss or the absence of hair. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system, for unknown reasons, attacks the hair root and causes hair loss. There are many types of alopecia with alopecia areata being the most common type. This form of alopecia usually…

Eczema in Adults and Adolescents (M18-891)

Atopic dermatitis or eczema as it is commonly known, is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. The disease is common in children but can also occur at any age. Eczema is a chronic condition that tends to flare up periodically. There is currently no cure for eczema, but treatments and self-care measures…

Asthma in Adults and Children (AV003 – MANDALA)

According to Asthma Canada, the medical definition of asthma is simple, but the condition itself is quite complex. Doctors define asthma as a “chronic inflammatory disease of the airway” that causes the following symptoms: – Shortness of breath – Chest tightness – Coughing – Wheezing Asthma has no set pattern, it’s symptoms can be mild,…

Plaque Psoriasis (CAIN2322)

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. It typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it can appear on any location. Some people report that psoriasis is itchy, burns and stings. Psoriasis can be associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and osteoporosis….

Pediatric Pneumococcal Vaccine (V114-031)

Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, any in some cases, chemical irritants. It is a serious infection in which air sacs in the lungs fill with liquid making it difficult to breathe. Many different types of pneumonia exist, however, they are preventable through routine vaccines. This study is designed to evaluate…

Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema (I4V-MC-JAIW)

Atopic dermatitis, better known as eczema, is a medical condition in which your skin becomes red and itchy. The condition is quite common in children, but can occur at any age. Eczema is a chronic, long-lasting condition that comes and goes periodically, these instances are known as flare-ups.  The purpose of this study is to…

Crohn’s Disease (M14-433/431/430)

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of the lining of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease can involve different areas of the digestive tract in different people. The inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease often spreads…

Anemia in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (GSK 205270)

Anemia is a condition in which the body has fewer red blood cells than normal. Red blood cells work to carry oxygen to tissues and organs throughout the body. With anemia, red blood cells carry less oxygen to tissues and organs, meaning theses tissues and organs may not function as well as they do in…

Ulcerative Colitis (M14-234)

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ABT-494 for induction and maintenance therapy in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative colitis (UL-sur-uh-tiv koe-LIE-tis) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining…