Cancer Survivors, Controls Needed
A study needs volunteers who have been diagnosed and treated for
brain or breast cancer, are between the ages of 20 and 70 and
were working full time for at least one year prior to diagnosis.
We also need healthy volunteers who have never been diagnosed
with cancer and have no chronic illness, are between the ages
of 20 and 70 and who have been working full time for at least
the past year. You will be asked to complete a 1-hour questionnaire
online with questions related to work and health. Participants
will be compensated and receive a free Livestrong yellow wrist
band. If interested, go to http://cim01.usuhs.mil/mps/jhansen/Inclusion.tp4 and
enter any username and password you wish. Research is conducted
by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and
Stopping Your Estrogen Therapy?
NIMH is investigating whether mood, anxiety and irritability occur
when you stop taking your estrogen or estrogen/progesterone combination
therapy. Participants should be between ages 45-60, have a past
history of perimenopausal mood symptoms responsive to estrogen
therapy (ET) or combination therapy, be currently taking ET or
combination therapy and be in good physical health. For information,
call Linda Simpson-St. Clair at (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).
Perimenopausal Depression Study
Are you experiencing mood disturbances and has your menstrual cycle
been irregular for at least 6 months? You may be eligible to
participate in an NIMH study of phytoestrogens in the treatment
of perimenopausal mood symptoms. This 8-week study is seeking
women ages 40-60 years old in good physical health and medication-free.
Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair at (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).
Study Seeks Research Participants
Employees receiving the smallpox vaccination at the Occupational
Medical Service as part of their employment requirements are
asked to consider participating in a study looking at the body's
immune response to the vaccine. There are a total of 9 visits,
7 visits within the first 2 weeks at the 11th floor clinic in
Bldg. 10. Each visit consists of a blood draw, throat swab and
skin swab and is compensated. Visits are arranged around your
schedule but must occur in the morning or early afternoon. Each
visit is about 30 minutes or less. For more information call
Patricia Hohman at (301) 496-8412.
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.