Recent research suggests that a new kind of treatment, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can help people with substance use disorders cut down or quit using. This study seeks to recruit individuals who are currently heavy marijuana users who are attempting to cut down or quit using marijuana. Participants will have 20 treatments of active or sham rTMS over 10 visits. In addition to having a 50% chance of receiving rTMS, participants will be given behavioral counseling. Participants who received sham rTMS will have the opportunity to receive active rTMS after they complete the study.
The ASCEND-ND clinical research study is looking for
adults who have anemia caused by Chronic Kidney Disease. The study
doctors are testing an investigational medication to
see if it may safely boost production of EPO, thereby
increasing red blood cell production. ("Investigational"
means this medication isn't yet approved for use by
the public.) This medication is a tablet that's taken daily by mouth. Those who volunteer and qualify for this research study will receive all study-related medication and care at no cost.