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NIH Record Study Subjects Sought

Asthma Study Needs Volunteers

Doctors at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are seeking people ages 12-85 who have asthma symptoms at least 3 times a week (wheezing, chest tightness, cough, night asthma) for research study of a new investigational asthma medication. Compensation is provided. Call1-800-411-1222.

Heart Disease Study Recruits

The Heart Disease Risk Factors in African-Americans Study is investigating the relationship of obesity to heart disease risk factors in healthy, nondiabetic African American men and women who are normal weight, overweight and obese between ages 18-55. Specifically, the study is looking at risk factors for triglyceride concentration and the triglyceride- related risk factors of unhealthy cholesterol (low density lipoprotein), good cholesterol (high density lipoprotein) and body fat distribution. The study is searching for new participants. There will be a series of four outpatient visits to the Clinical Center for body fat analyses, an electrocardiogram, blood tests including cholesterol profiles, oral glucose tolerance test and intravenous glucose tolerance test.

If interested, call 402-7119 for more information. All subjects will be compensated.

Study of Uveitis and Pregnancy

If you are in your first 6 months of pregnancy and have uveitis or a history of uveitis, consider taking part in a new study at the National Eye Institute. NEI provides eye exams, evaluation and treatment as needed at no cost to you. You will remain under your personal doctor's care while in the study. To find out if you qualify, call 1-800-411-1222.

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