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Memory Loss Study Needs Vols

Individuals with mild to moderate memory loss who are suspected to have Alzheimer's disease or other progressive dementias such as frontal lobe/Pick's disease, are sought by NIA's Laboratory of Neurosciences. For more information, call 496-4754, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours call 496-4273.

Does This Describe You?

You sleep a lot, almost always 9 or more hours a night, or, you sleep very little, almost always 6 hours or less each night. You do not have any sleep disturbances. You are between ages 20 and 31. You do not take any types of medication or birth control pills. You have no history of mental illness and are in good health. You are willing to spend five consecutive nights at the Clinical Center. Call today for more details, 496-6981.

Down Syndrome Study Recruits

Adults ages 18 and older with Down syndrome are sought for memory and aging studies conducted by NIA's Laboratory of Neurosciences. For more information call 496-4754, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours call 496-4273.

Healthy Volunteers Wanted

The NIA Laboratory of Neurosciences is seeking healthy volunteers age 18 and older to participate in research studies. Participation involves full medical evaluation, psychological testing, and brain scans (MRI, PET). Procedures require approximately 13 hours and participants will be paid $300 to $500 depending on time involved. For more information, call 496-4754, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; or 496-4273, after hours.

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. Call (301) 295-9659.

Women with Ovarian Syndrome Sought

Researchers at NICHD are recruiting women with polycystic ovarian syndrome for a new treatment for the infertility associated with that condition. The study seeks women 18-39 who have not responded to the conventional therapy for the condition, and are interested in getting pregnant. Volunteers will receive a comprehensive gynecologic and endocrinologic evaluation. Call either the toll-free hotline at 1-888-644-8891, or 496-4686; or email

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