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NIH Record Study Subjects Sought

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.

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 http://members.aol.com/AnxietyLab or call Darin Lerew at (301) 295-9665.

Men with High Cholesterol Needed

The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, is recruiting men with a history of elevated cholesterol for a study assessing the effect of a new therapeutic approach to preventing and treating atherosclerosis in men. Participants may have a history of coronary artery disease, but must be in good general health and not be taking any cholesterol-lowering or vitamin therapies for 2 months prior to the study. Volunteers will be paid. Phone 435-4038.

Injured on the Job?

Do you have a work-related upper extremity problem or injury, i.e., carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, or repetitive strain injury of the fingers, wrist, elbow or shoulder? USUHS is conducting a study that includes a $40 payment. Volunteers must be ages 20-60, seen by a physician within the past month and currently working. Phone (301) 295-9660.

Women Needed for HRT Study

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is studying mood symptoms associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and possible treatments. Needed are women ages 45-65 with a history of HRT-related mood symptoms, medication-free (except HRT), and medically healthy. For more information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Postmenopausal Vols Needed

The Cardiology Branch, NHLBI, needs postmenopausal volunteers for a study comparing different forms of estrogen therapies. Participants must be in good general health and not be taking any medications, hormone replacements or vitamins for 2 months prior to study. Volunteers will be paid. Call 435-4038.

Get By on Little Sleep?

The NIMH section on biological rhythms is looking for volunteers ages 18 to 31 who routinely sleep 6 or fewer hours. Volunteers must have no sleep disturbances or insomnia, plus no history of mental illness. They must be in good general health and not taking any medications or birth control pills. The study requires living on the research unit for 4 consecutive days. For more information call 496-6981.


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