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Overweight Males Needed

Overweight male volunteers are needed for a study comparing the effects of low fat and low carbohydrate diets on weight-regulating hormones. You must be between 25-40 years old and in good general health. You must be moderately overweight and following either a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet for at least 2 weeks. Participation involves a clinic visit and a 24-hour admission to the Clinical Center for blood sampling. Compensation is available. For more information contact Dr. Al-Zubaidi at 496-7731 or Lori Hanton, 496-0862.

Calling Computer Users

Do you work in an office environment full time? Do you work on a computer at least 4 hours a day? Are you between ages 20-67? If you answered yes, you are needed for a research survey study about computers, work and health. Volunteers with symptoms of pain, numbness or tingling in their fingers, hands, wrists, forearms, elbows, shoulders and/or neck and volunteers without any symptoms are needed. Participants will be compensated. For more information, go to or call Stacey at (202) 687-2392.

Female Control Subjects Needed

Do you work at a computer at least 4 hours per day? Are you a female between the ages of 21 and 50 who is currently working full or part time? If so, you are invited to participate in a research study of job stress and computer use. The study offers a $100 payment. For more information, call (301) 295-3672.

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