Postmenopausal Women Sought
The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting postmenopausal
women with a history of elevated cholesterol for a study comparing
estrogen and L-arginine. Participants must be in good general health
and not be taking any medication, hormone replacements or
vitamins for 2 months prior to study. Volunteers will be paid. For
more information call Londa Hathaway, 435-4038.
Women Needed for NICHD Study
NICHD's Developmental Endocrinology Branch is seeking healthy
female volunteers for endometrial biopsy. Women must be under
age 35 and have had at least one child. Compensation provided. If
interested, call Dr. Rhonda Hearns, 402-0851.
Moody Teens Sought
You and your 14-16-year-old may be eligible to take part in research
at the National Institute of Mental Health. This is a study about how
young people experience emotions, and how bad moods can cause
problems. Payment will be provided. For details, call Barbara Usher,
Female Volunteers Needed
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking female
volunteers ages 18-45 to participate in a 6-month study of the
effects of reproductive hormones on measures of cerebral activity
and blood flow. Volunteers must have regular menstrual cycles with
no changes in mood in relationship to menses, be free of medical
illnesses and not taking any hormones or medication on a regular
basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be asked to
participate in studies of cerebral blood flow with positron emission
tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Payment will be in
accordance with the duration of each visit and the type of protocol.
For more information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.
Otitis Vaccine Needs Volunteers
NIDCD is recruiting 40 volunteers between the ages of 18-35 for a
phase 1 trial of a vaccine to prevent middle ear infections commonly
seen in childhood. Volunteers need to have a healthy immune
system without chronic disease or respiratory problems. Participants
will be paid. Call Suzanne at 496-7491 for details.
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