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Study Subjects Sought

Weight Management Program Recruits

Overweight healthy women, ages 18-55, are needed to participate in a weight management program as part of a study examining factors affecting weight loss. The program meets weekly for 3½ months and is free of charge. Call (301) 295-9664 for more information.

Female Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, seeks healthy female volunteers ages 40-50. They must have regular menstrual cycles and be medication free. Participation includes periodic hormonal evaluations, completion of symptom ratings and occasional interviews during a longitudinal study of the perimenopause. Subjects will be paid. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Stress Study Needs Vols

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is recruiting volunteers for a brief research study investigating the value of educational components relating to stress. This study takes approximately 2 hours over two visits to the lab. Also, you will complete some simple "homework" assignments and several questionnaires. Volunteers should have no current or past psychological diagnosis or treatment history. Participants will be paid $50 upon completion of the study. For more information visit or call Darin Lerew at (301) 295-9665.

Volunteers Needed for Medication Study

Healthy volunteers ages 18-35 are needed for a USUHS study of commonly prescribed medications. The study provides free medical tests and involves multiple visits over a 3-month period. Participants will be paid. Call (301) 295-4009 or (301) 319-8204.

Have Dry or Inflamed Eyes?

The National Eye Institute is currently enrolling patients in new studies for dry eye (KCS) and inflamed eye (uveitis). Have you been told you have dry eye or uveitis? These conditions are serious and, if left untreated, can harm your vision. If you have either, consider taking part in studies of new treatments at the Clinical Center. A team of experts will fully examine your eyes and provide study medications at no cost. For more information, call the NIH Patient Recruitment and Referral Center at 496-4891 or 1-800-411-1222.

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