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Vol. LVII, No. 19
September 23, 2005
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Healthy Volunteers Needed
Healthy volunteers are needed to participate in a study of adrenal gland function sponsored by NICHD. Volunteers should be over 18 years of age. The study consists of two visits to the Clinical Center and involves blood work, a stimulation test of adrenal gland function, saliva and urine collection. Participants will be compensated. For more information call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Asthma Study Recruits
An asthma study at NIH is recruiting children ages 5 to 17. The study will measure the usefulness of a new procedure for evaluating asthma in children. All study-related tests will be provided at no cost. Compensation is provided.Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaņol. Refer to study 04-I-0126.

Healthy Volunteers Needed
Healthy volunteers are needed for a new study that investigates a blood-thinning medication. If you are 21 to 65, consider participating in this study that may develop a better treatment for individuals with blood clot. All study related tests are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. For more information call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaņol. Refer to study 05-H-0164.

Study of Genes, Aging and Cognition
Healthy volunteers, over the age of 55, are needed for a study of the genetics of aging and cognition. Participation requires a blood draw and non-invasive clinical, neurological and cognitive testing procedures. No overnight stays. No medication trials. Compensation provided. Call Bobby Das at (301) 435-4593 or email DasB@intra.nimh.nih.gov. Refer to protocol 00-M-0085.

Study of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
NIH is recruiting for a study of patients with new onset (9 months or less) obsessive- compulsive disorder (OCD). An initial outpatient evaluation at the Clinical Center and follow-up visits are required. Patients may continue to be followed by their physicians and continue medications and therapy for OCD while in this study. If your child has recently started having compulsive behaviors or thoughts, call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 02-M-0281.

Healthy Children Sought
NIMH seeks healthy children 6-18 for mood and anxiety disorder study. Study may include physical exam, brain imaging, lab work and psychological interviews. Compensation provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 01-M-0192.