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Healthy Volunteers Needed

Doctors at NIH are conducting a study that examines the tongue. Call 1-800-411-1222, TTY 1-866-411-1010. Refer to study 01-CC-1035. Compensation is provided.

Female Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, seeks healthy female volunteers ages 40-50 to participate in longitudinal studies of the perimenopause. Volunteers must have regular menstrual cycles and be medication-free. Periodic hormonal evaluations, symptom rating completion and occasional interviews will be performed. Subjects will be paid. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576.

Study Needs New Moms

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking new moms who are experiencing low mood, sadness or crying spells; anxiety or excessive worrying; difficulty bonding with your baby. NIMH is conducting studies to understand the role of hormones in the treatment of postpartum depression. Study includes medical and psychiatric evaluations and study medication at no cost. Participants should be medically healthy and not currently taking any medications. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Participate in an NIH study investigating potential signs of Alzheimer's disease. Call 1-800-411-1222 (1-866-411-1010 TTY). Refer to study 02-M-0058.

Depression Study Needs Volunteers

If you currently experience symptoms of depression, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. Symptoms include sadness, losing interest in your activities and changes in eating and sleeping patterns. Interested volunteers, 18 years or older, may be eligible to participate. If you qualify, participation involves a 2-3-hour visit, including questionnaires. The study does not include treatment, but we provide referrals. You will be compensated for your time. For more information, call the Uniformed Services University, (301) 295-3241.

Healthy Volunteers Sought

The Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, is looking for healthy volunteers, not on medication, with no current or history of psychiatric illness, between the ages of 18 and 65, for a multitude of studies. These may include PET scans, MRI, psychological interview, neuropsychological testing, and other procedures depending on the project in which you choose to participate. A stipend is available. Call 1-866-627-6464 for more information.

Asian/Chinese Volunteers Needed

The department of transfusion medicine (Blood Bank) at the Clinical Center seeks healthy volunteers (male and female) 18 years of age and older to participate in a research apheresis study that assesses the influence of ethnic background on immune response. Volunteers are needed who were born in China, including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore or first generation offspring of parents who were born in these countries. Two visits are required and compensation is available. Call Rose Werden, (301) 402-0757.

Healthy Volunteers Needed

If depression has never been a problem for you and the fall and winter seasons do not much affect how you feel, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. We are looking for volunteers with good mental health, 18 years or older. If you qualify, participation involves a 2-3-hour visit including questionnaires. Participants will be compensated for their time. For more information, call the Uniformed Services University, (301) 295-3241.

Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?

If you have severe lupus or someone you love has severe lupus, call for study information: 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Healthy Volunteers Needed

NIAID is seeking healthy male and female volunteers ages 18-40 for a research study to determine whether lopinavir/ritonavir (antiviral medication) has direct effects on how the lining of the arteries function before and after receiving 4 weeks of therapy. In order to participate, you must be a nonsmoker in good health, not be HIV-infected and not be taking any chronic medications. Participants will be compensated for study participation. For more information, contact Jocelyn Voell, (301) 435-7913.

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