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PTSD Study Recruits

NIMH is seeking volunteers over 18 years old who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to participate in research studies that include mental health assessment, brain imaging (compensation provided) and/or a medication trial. Call 1-866-627-6464 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Chronic Leg and Back Pain?

Take part in NIH research studies to improve the treatment of pain caused by pinched lumbar nerve. For more information: 1-800-411-1222 or 1-866-411-1010 TTY.

Study of Heart Disease

An NIH study seeks males 21 or older and postmenopausal women. If you smoke or have high blood pressure, or high cholesterol, or diabetes, call: 1-800-411-1222 (TTY: 1-866-411-1010). Compensation is provided.

Volunteers Needed

An NIH study is seeking individuals currently taking an anti-depressant (Wellbutrin). Participants will be asked to donate 4 tablespoons of blood for routine screening and evaluation of platelet function. The visit will be less than an hour and compensation is provided. Call Donna Jo McCloskey for more information and to schedule an appointment, 496-5150.

Blood Samples Needed

An NIH study is recruiting healthy African-American, Taiwanese and Japanese adults to donate 1 teaspoon 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 or older. Compensation will be provided. Those interested should contact D.J. McCloskey, 496-5150.

Calcium Study Seeks Subjects

An NIH study is seeking healthy adult volunteers to examine the health effects of calcium supplementation over 2 years. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY: 1-866-411-1010). Compensation is provided.

Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure?

Interested in participating in an NIH study? Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY: 1-866-411-1010) for information on a study to learn more about uncontrolled high blood pressure due to blocked kidney arteries.

Study Recruits Overweight Youngsters

Consider enrolling your overweight child, age 6-17, in a new NIH weight-loss study. There is no charge for participation. Call for more information: 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

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