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Vol. LVII, No. 10
May 20, 2005
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Volunteers Needed for Vaccine Research
The Vaccine Research Center is looking for healthy volunteers 10 to 50 years old to participate in studies of experimental vaccines for infectious diseases. We are currently seeking volunteers for a study of an investigational SARS vaccine. Volunteers will have medical examinations and blood test to see if they are eligible for the studies. Financial compensation is provided. To volunteer, or for more information, call 1-866-833-LIFE (toll-free) or TTY 1-866-411-1010.

ADHD Genetics Study
Take part in an NIH study seeking to identify the genes that contribute to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For more information call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study # 00-HG-0058.

NEI Seeks Volunteers
The National Eye Institute seeks volunteers to participate in a study evaluating the effects of oral supplementation of the antioxidant vitamins lutein and zeaxanthin, with or without omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil), on the levels of these vitamins in the blood. The effects of these supplements in the eye will also be measured. Participants should be 60 or older, and may or may not have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Volunteers should not have regularly taken lutein, zeaxanthin or fish oil supplements in the past 3 months or have any severe vision-impairing eye disease other than AMD. Participants will take the study medication daily for 6 months. The study will consist of 5 visits to the Clinical Center over 9 months. Interested participants should send an email to neiluteintrial@nei.nih.gov for more information.

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-0044. Compensation is provided.

Lyme Disease Study
Do you think you have Lyme disease? People with active Lyme disease are invited to participate in a study at NIH. Evaluation and treatment provided. For information call (301) 496-8412.

Gray Platelet Syndrome Study
Join an NIH study of gray platelet syndrome. Call (301) 496-9101 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study # 03-HG-0131.

Study of Uterine Fibroids
Call NIH at 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) for information on a treatment study of uterine fibroids. Refer to study # 02-CH-0287.

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