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Study Subjects Sought

Problems with Alcohol?

Is alcoholism destroying your family? NIAAA is seeking both actively drinking and recovering alcoholics for various studies. If you are 18 or older, have no significant medical problems, no current drug use (except alcohol), and take no medications, you may qualify for free treatment. For more information call 6-1993.

Long, Short Sleepers Needed

The Clinical Psychobiology Branch, NIMH, needs subjects who habitually sleep 9 hours or more, or 6 hours or less, age 18-30, for a 5-consecutive-night sleep study. The volunteer should have no history of mental illness, no sleep disorders, and should not be on any medications, including over-the-counter medications and birth control. The study does not involve taking any medications. Contact Holly A. Giesen, 6-6981, or send replies to hgiesen@box-h.nih.gov.

Study Needs Infants, Moms

Families of Argentine or Japanese ethnicity with a healthy first-born infant are needed for an NIH study of social and cognitive development. Participation involves two brief visits to mother and baby in the home. You do not need to be a U.S. citizen. Help us to learn more about Argentine and Japanese culture. For more information call Debby Clay at NICHD, 6-6832.

NIAAA Seeks Volunteers

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is currently seeking volunteers between the ages of 18 and 60 to participate in studies. The participant must be in good physical health and on no medication. All participants will be paid. For more information, call 6-1993.

Paid Study for Postmenopausal Women

The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting volunteers for study comparing estrogen and lipid-lowering therapies and vitamin E. Participants must not be taking any medications, hormone replacements or vitamins or be willing to stop medications for 2 months. Volunteers will be paid. Call 5-4038.

High Cholesterol Study Recruits

The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting patients with high cholesterol levels (250 mg/dL or higher) who have no other medical problems to be included in a 3-day outpatient study. Participants will be paid. Call 6-8739.

Women Needed for NIMH Study

The Geriatric Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, needs a few good women to serve as normal controls in a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease. Criteria are an age range of 50-60 years and a family tree devoid of Alzheimer's disease. The initial evaluation takes about 2 hours and includes a physical examination, cognitive testing, an EKG and some blood work. Phone Judy Friz, 6-0948, to learn more.

Hypertension Study Needs Vols

The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting patients with high blood pressure for a 3-day outpatient study. Volunteers should not have any other medical problems and should not have a cholesterol higher than 200 mg/dL. Participants will be paid. Call 6-8739.


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