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Healthy Women Needed for Study

NICHD is seeking healthy women, ages 18-32, to participate in a bone mineral density research study. You may be eligible if you have no medical conditions, or an irregular menstrual cycle, are not pregnant, nursing or planning pregnancy over the next 3 years, do not use oral contraceptives or prescribed medications, smoke fewer than 2 cigarettes per day and drink fewer than 2 alcoholic drinks per day. Participation involves four visits over a 3-year period, blood test, bone density and urine tests and cognitive testing. Compensation is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) or email prpl@cc.nih.gov.

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.

Children with ADHD Needed

The Pediatric and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, NIMH, seeks boys and girls 6 to 13 years of age, diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), to participate in a movement study. Volunteers should have no history of other medical or neurological disorders (including seizures and hearing problems), and should not be taking any prescribed medications. Participation involves neurological examinations, single and paired-pulse TMS tests, and hearing tests. Participants will be compensated for their effort and time (approximately 3 hours). For more information, call Mark Choa, 496-5323.

Study Needs African Americans

NIDDK is seeking healthy African-American males and females to participate in a study to understand the formation of white blood cells. Procedures include a blood draw and limited physical and medical history. You may be eligible if you are between 18-50 years old. Compensation is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (or use TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Have Breast Cancer?

NINDS is seeking healthy children, ages 6-17, to participate in a sweat measuring study. The sweat measuring test is non-invasive. Participation involves one hour-long outpatient visit. Compensation is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) email prpl@cc.nih.gov.

Study of Dystonia

Researchers at NIH are conducting a study to determine if amlodipine can improve the effects of botulinum toxin injections for individuals with cervical or focal hand dystonia. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY: 1-866-411-1010).

Healthy Children, Teens Needed

NIMH is seeking healthy children, ages 6-17, to participate in a mood and emotion study. Children may be eligible if they do not have a history of medical or psychiatric problems or take any prescribed medications, or have first-degree relatives with psychiatric problems. Participation involves 3 outpatient visits, at-home forms and 2 monthly followup visits. Compensation is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Calcium Study Seeks Subjects

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

Vaccine Volunteers Needed

he Vaccine Research Center is recruiting men and women between the ages of 18 and 60 who do not have HIV. They are asked to participate in a study to test the safety of an experimental HIV vaccine. Participants will be compensated and receive free medical exams and tests. The vaccine will not infect participants with HIV. Call toll free 1-866-833-LIFE to help scientists develop an HIV vaccine.

Healthy People Needed

NIDCD is seeking healthy people with normal hearing, ages 30-50, for a listening study. English must be first language. Study involves a single 3-hour visit to the University of Maryland for a hearing test, written language test and a series of listening tests. Compensation is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) email prpl@cc.nih.gov.

Female Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking female volunteers ages 18-55 to participate in studies of the effects of menstrual cycle hormones on brain and behavior. 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 offered participation in one or more protocols. 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.


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