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Fraxel Laser for Alopecia

This is a pilot study to evaluate the effect of the 1550 nm fractional erbium-glass laser in patients with nonscarring alopecias. Participants currently living in the Chicago metropolitan area and meet inclusion/exclusion criteria will be considered for enrollment. Participants will receive 5 sessions of laser, 30 days apart, to the area of alopecia on the scalp. Follow-up is at 150 days. This study was a pilot study designed to determine feasibility of this procedure.

Cryolipolysis Versus ATX-101 (Deoxycholic Acid) for Upper Back Fat

This is a prospective randomized controlled study comparing the efficacy of cryolipolysis versus ATX-101 (deoxycholic acid) for the treatment of upper back fat. Participants currently living in the Chicago metropolitan area and meet inclusion/exclusion criteria will be considered for enrollment. The treatment sites are the right and left upper back fat areas. The right and left sides of the upper back fat will be randomly assigned (1:1) to receive cryolipolysis, while the contr...

Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Non-Cardiovascular Risk In Chicago

To continue the comprehensive research program on the epidemiology of cardiovascular and other major chronic diseases, including cancer and diabetes, in four Chicago population cohorts. The four cohorts include the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry cohort, the Peoples Gas Company cohort first examined in 1958-1959, the Peoples Gas Company cohort first examined in 1959-1962, and the Western Electric Company cohort.

Examining How Heart Disease Risk Factors Affect Healthy Aging (The Chicago Healthy Aging Study [CHAS])

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is responsible for 30% of all deaths in the United States. This study will examine how risk factors for heart disease in young and middle aged people affect people's health as they grow older.

Botox for Gummy Smile

This is a two part study to measure and observe the efficacy of botulinum toxin A for the treatment of gummy smiles. Part A will randomly compare three different doses of botulinum toxin type A (abobotulinumtoxin A) for the treatment of upper anterior gummy smile with larger gingival exposure (> 4 mm). Part B will assign one of two doses of botulinum toxin type A for participants with smaller gingival exposure (< 4 mm). Follow-up visits with photography will occu...

POSSE Project: A Community-Level Intervention for Black YMSM

Black young men who have sex with men (BYMSM) are at high risk for contracting and transmitting HIV, and represent a priority population for developing effective interventions. Within the House Ball community (HBC), a clandestine subculture of the Black gay community, HIV is highly stigmatized. This stigma, coupled with high HIV prevalence rates and elevated levels of undiagnosed/untreated HIV infection, places BYMSM in HBCs at incredible risk for HIV infection. Community-level...

Helping Chicago's Westside Adults Breathe and Thrive

Adults with asthma living in Chicago's West and Southwest side who completed the home-based Community Health Worker (CHW) intervention called Helping Chicago's Westside Adults Breathe and Thrive (HCWABT I) after October 2015 were eligible to participate in a randomized control trial called HCWABT II, which will evaluate the long-term impact of the intervention on their asthma control, asthma severity, healthcare use, and asthma-related quality of life. Participants are randomly...

Islet Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Using the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Protocol

In an earlier Phase 1/2 clinical trial using the Edmonton Protocol of steroid free immunosuppression, investigators at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) demonstrated the safety of islet preparation, iset transplantation, and medical treatment at UIC. Therefore, the primary purpose of the present Phase 3 clinical trial is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of allogeneic islet transplantation in improving glycemic control in Type 1 diabetic patients using the UIC protoc...

R.CULT.HEA - URban Environment, CULTural Social Use of Space and HEAlth / Well-being Effect on Population

This cluster randomized trial will test the affect of individual participation in culturally- and socially-related activities on health and well-being, in comparison also with the classic individual determinant, in relation to urban renovation schemes. Investigators will using a questionnaire based on several areas such as individual psychological well-being (PGWBI), individual happiness positioning (Keyes Scale) and health status perception (SF-12 Health Survey). Secondary out...

Changes in the Microenvironment of HPV-induced Head and Neck Cancers in West Indies and Metropolitan Population

Retrospective observational comparative and multicentric study of the microenvironment of HPV-induced head and neck cancers, with comparison between West Indies and Metropolitan populations, and therapeutic implications. This assessment is carried out by in situ multiparametric study with multiple immunofluorescence staining for cluster of differentiation 3, cluster of differentiation 4, cluster of differentiation 8, PROGRAMMED DEATH-1, PROGRAMMED DEATH-L1, PROGRAMMED DEATH-L2,...

Triptorelin for Ovary Protection in Childhood Onset Lupus

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of triptorelin when used for the protection of the ovaries (pair of female reproductive organs) during cyclophosphamide therapy for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE; lupus) and to see what effects (good or bad) it has on patients. The study will be done with female patients who have been diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, are younger than 21 years of age, and require intravenous cyclophosphamide to control the disease....

New Drug That May Protect Function of Reproductive Organs in Girls Receiving Cyclophosphamide for Lupus

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of triptorelin when used for the protection of the ovaries (pair of female reproductive organs) during cyclophosphamide therapy for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE; lupus) and to see what effects (good or bad) it has on you. The study will be done with female patients who have been diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, are younger than 21 years of age, and require intravenous cyclophosphamide to control the disease. Eac...

Controlling Asthma at School

To implement and evaluate a coordinated set of activities for asthma identification, education, management, and prevention in the predominantly minority inner city schools in the Detroit metropolitan area.

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Population-Based Modeling of Cholesterol Lowering in the United States

To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering strategies in the United States population. The study used the Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Policy Model, a state-transition computer simulation model used to obtain forecasts of the public health impact and economic cost of CHD in the United States population.

Minnesota Heart Survey - Mortality and Morbidity

To continue surveillance of coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality and morbidity in the seven county metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul (Twin Cities) areas.

Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II)

To conduct epidemiological, laboratory, and survey research on volunteer blood donors within the United States to ensure the safety and availability of the United States' blood supply.

Chagas Disease as an Undiagnosed Type of Cardiomyopathy in the United States

A detailed review was made of data pertinent to the occurrence of chronic Chagas disease in the United States.

Longitudinal Analysis of Plasmodium Falciparum-Specific Immunity in Travelers and Immigrants From Malaria Endemic Areas to the United States

Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical and sub-tropical areas worldwide. Repeated P. falciparum infections in endemic areas induce protective immunity, thus providing optimism that an effective malaria vaccine can be developed. Key to the development of such a vaccine is an understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying protection and the longevity of these responses in the absence of continuous P. falciparum exposure. Anecdotal...

Reducing HIV Stigma for African American Women

African American women account for 66% of HIV infections in women in the U.S., AIDS is a leading cause of death for African American women, and African Americans have the lowest medication adherence rates compared to other groups in the U.S. One of the reasons for low medication adherence among African Americans is fear of stigma. HIV stigma has been linked to depression, psychological distress, poor quality of life, poor medication adherence and service utilization contributin...

Chicago Childhood Diabetes Registry

The goal of this study is to investigate the epidemiology and natural history of childhood-onset diabetes, whether of autoimmune, non-autoimmune, or mixed etiology in affected probands and their relatives.

A Follow-up Study of Women Evaluated and Treated for Infertility

To assess the relations of infertility causes and treatment to cancer risk, we will conduct a retrospective cohort study of approximately 12,000 women evaluated for infertility between 1965-1988. These women will be ascertained from several large infertility clinics and private practices in various geographic locations in the United States: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York, and Palo Alto. These practices were selected on the basis of their having large number of patients wh...

Brain Neoplasms, Leukemia and Petrochemical Exposures

The aim of this study is to examine the association of exposure to air contaminants (PAH & VOC) emitted from the petrochemical industries, specific genetic polymorphisms (P4501A1 (MspI & exon 7) and GSTM1 & T1) of study subjects and their parents, and the risks of brain tumors and leukemia among children and youths in metropolitan Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.

An Observational Study of TNKase in Patients Enrolled in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 4 and 5 (POST)

The POST study comprised patients whose data were entered into the NRMI 4 and 5 databases. NRMI is a prospective, observational study of patients presenting with AMI in the United States. NRMI was launched in 1990 and to date has enrolled more than 2.5 million AMI patients. More than 1,700 hospitals have participated in NRMI during the last 16 years. The NRMI 4 and 5 substudies were sponsored by Genentech and collected data on approximately 160,000 AMI patients (both ST eleva...

Long-Term Predictors of Morbidity in Older Age

To use existing longitudinal data from the Chicago Heart Association and Western Electric Company studies to examine adiposity in relation to heart failure, multimorbidity and to examine heart rate in relation to incident diabetes.

Advanced HIV Prevention (PrEP Chicago)

This study will evaluate the feasibility of a network intervention to train individuals to disseminate PrEP information and motivate initial PrEP interest and knowledge of PrEP in their social networks.

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