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Have Uterine Fibroids?

Call NIH at 1-800-411-1222 for information on a study using a new medication for 3 months before hysterectomy. Study-related treatment provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. TTY: 1-866-411-1010, or email

Type 2 Diabetics Needed

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is seeking volunteers ages 18-64 who are on oral diabetic medications, for screening of their vitamin C blood levels. You must be off vitamin C supplements for at least 1 month prior to screening. Payment is provided for blood level determination. Possible eligibility for further studies depends on vitamin C level. Refer to study #99-H-0033. Call toll free 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Gene Study Seeks Volunteers

Researchers at the University of Maryland are looking for volunteers willing to give their DNA a workout as part of an exercise study focusing on changes in blood pressure and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. You must be a generally healthy, sedentary, non-diabetic male or postmenopausal female between 50-75 years of age. Participants receive a physical exam, cholesterol and diabetes blood tests, cardiovascular assessment and aerobic capacity tests, 6 months of supervised exercise training, diet analysis and nutrition counseling, body composition analysis, and bone density measurements. A short telephone screening can determine initial eligibility. For more information contact Dr. Dana Phares or any Team Gene staff member (301) 405-2571,

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