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Normal Volunteers Needed

The Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine Branch, NHLBI, is seeking healthy female research volunteers between the ages of 20-70 who do not smoke to participate in a one-time outpatient study. If interested, leave a message at 496-9077. Participants will be compensated.

Postpartum Depression Study

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking volunteer mothers ages 18-40 who have had one or more past episodes of postpartum depression following a full-term pregnancy, but are not currently depressed. Participants must be free of medical illnesses, medication-free and currently not breastfeeding. Volunteers may be asked to participate in a 6-month protocol investigating the effects of hormones on brain and behavior. All who complete the study will be paid. For more information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

PTSD Study Recruits

NIMH is seeking individuals over 18 years old for an outpatient study that will determine if a combination of medications can rapidly improve post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. Study participation includes thorough mental health assessment and treatment with medication. For more information call 1-866-627-6464.

Blood Samples Needed

An NIH study is recruiting healthy African-American, Taiwanese and Japanese adults to donate 3 cc of blood. The samples will be used to test for a platelet membrane glycoprotein (CD36) that is absent from the platelets of a small percentage of individuals from these populations. To be eligible you must be 18 years of age or older. Compensation will be provided. Those interested should contact Donna Mayo, 496-5150.


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