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Men Needed for Vessel Disease Study
Male volunteers over age 45 are needed for a research study to assess risk factors for atherosclerosis. Medical history and blood samples are required to assess eligibility for entry into study. Current medications may need to be stopped, including cholesterol medications and antihypertensives. Participation involves brachial artery reactivity study. Individuals will be compensated. For more information call Rita Mincemoyer, 496-3666.

Healthy Children Needed for NIMH Study
NIMH is seeking healthy children, ages 6-17, to participate in reviewing film clips among which will be humorous, sad and spooky clips. Your children may be eligible if they do not have a history of psychiatric problems or take any prescribed medications. Participation involves one outpatient visit and a possible second visit. Compensation is provided. Call 496-8381.

Postpartum Depression Study
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking volunteer mothers ages 18-40 who have had one or more past episodes of postpartum depression following a full-term pregnancy, but are not currently depressed. Participants must be free of medical illnesses, medication-free and currently not breastfeeding. Volunteers may be asked to participate in a 6-month protocol investigating the effects of hormones on brain and behavior. All participants who complete the study will be paid. For more information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Japanese Donors Sought for Study

Doctors in the Clinical Center's department of laboratory medicine are looking for normal Japanese men and women to donate one tube of blood for a study of platelet function. To be eligible you must be of full Japanese ancestry, have no evidence of anemia and must be at least 18 years of age. Subjects will not be excluded because of any medications. Compensation for blood donation will be provided. If interested, email dmayo@nih.gov or call D.J. Mayo at 496-5150 and leave a message.


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