Postmenopausal Women Needed
The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting postmenopausal
women who are in good health and have not been on medications
(including hormone therapy) for at least 2 months. Eligible
volunteers will participate in a study to determine whether hormone
replacement therapy improves the imaging characteristics of the
carotid arteries, which may be associated with early atherosclerosis.
Volunteers will be paid. Phone Londa Hathaway, 435-4038.
Brain Imaging Study Recruits
The section on brain imaging and electrophysiology, NIAAA, seeks
right-handed healthy volunteers ages 21-40 to participate in
non-invasive brain imaging (fMRI) studies. Volunteers must have
20/20 vision or wear contact lenses and will be paid for their time.
For more information contact Dr. Brian Knutson, 496-5861
(email@example.com) or Grace Fong, 435-3493.
Angry, Irritable or Difficult Teens
You and your 11-16-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,
Pain Relief Study Needs Patients
NIDCR seeks patients for studies of pain relief medications. Patients
with early stage TMD (temperomandibular disorders) will receive
either the study drug, celecoxib, a standard treatment drug,
naproxen, or a placebo. Patients with later stage TMD will receive
either the study drug etanercept or a placebo. Call 1-800-411-1222.
Attention Female Computer Users
Do you experience work-related pain, numbness, or tingling in your
fingers, hands or wrists? Have you been diagnosed with carpal
tunnel syndrome? Are you a female between the ages of 21 and 50
who is currently working full time? If so, you are invited to
participate in a research study of job stress and carpal tunnel
syndrome that can help you learn more about your problem. This
study includes a $100 payment and receipt of ergonomic and job
stress self-help workbooks. For more information call (301)
Male Volunteers Needed
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking male
volunteers ages 18-45 to participate in a 5-month study of the
effects of reproductive hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers
must be free of medical illnesses and not taking any medication on a
regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be asked to
participate in one of several protocols. Payment will be in
accordance with the duration of each visit and type of protocol.
Contact Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.
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