(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of ClinicalConnection.com:

Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

This study will evaluate whether adding the study drug to the other diabetes drugs reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Candidates must be 40 or older and diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

The research site is in Rochester, Mich.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/cond...on/diabetes.aspx.

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Childhood Obesity Prevention

This study will compare two parent-education series aimed at changing behaviors that may be associated with childhood obesity.

The research site is in Stanford, Calif.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/con...ion/obesity.aspx.

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Hot Flashes

This study is for women 40 and older who are having hot flashes. Participants may be compensated up to $500.

The research site is in Bryan, Texas.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/conditi...hot_flashes.aspx.

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