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Overweight Volunteers Needed

Are you 30-65 years old, overweight or obese and have pre-diabetes? NIH obesity researchers want to learn how well a medication called roflumilast improves blood sugar levels in overweight and obese adults who are not diabetic but who have high fasting blood sugar levels (“pre-diabetes”). Compensation is provided for participation. For more information, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 13-H-0123.

Study Seeks Healthy Older Adults

NIH researchers are seeking healthy volunteers 55-75 years old for a study about the effects of omega-3 oil and blackcurrant supplementation on heart health. Participants will have 4 outpatient visits over 24 weeks and take omega-3 oil and/or blackcurrant supplement. Compensation is provided. For more information, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) and refer to study 14-NR-0034.

NHLBI Needs Healthy Adults

NHLBI study team seeks healthy adults for a research study. Researchers are studying cells taken from the lungs of healthy individuals to compare to cells taken from individuals with asthma and other lung diseases. Compensation is provided for participation. For more information, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).  Refer to study 99-H-0076.

NIAAA Recruits Drinkers

NIAAA invites volunteers, 21-60 years of age, who drink more than 15-20 alcoholic beverages per week to participate in a study researching if a medication reduces drinking. Research participation includes 4 outpatient visits that consist of alcohol self-administration, brain scans (MRI), blood draws and filling out questionnaires. Compensation may be provided. For more information, call (301) 827-0905. Refer to study 16-AA-0037.

ADHD Genetics Study

Take part in an NIH study seeking to identify the genes that contribute to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  For more information call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).  Refer to study 00-HG-0058.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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