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Vol. LVII, No. 24
December 2, 2005
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Uterine Fibroids Treatment Study
Doctors at NIH invite women with uterine fibroids to participate in a study testing a potential new treatment for the disorder. Participants will receive the medication (CDB-2914) or a placebo (non-active sugar pill) for 3 months before a hysterectomy. Women ages 33-50 who have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and who are willing to undergo a hysterectomy may be eligible to participate in this study. To find out if you qualify, call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaņol.

Child Development Study
Korean-American families with a healthy first-born baby less than 6 months old are needed for an NICHD study. This is not a medical study, but a study of how babies grow and learn. Participation involves 3 brief visits with mother and baby at home. All information collected for this study is strictly confidential. You do not have to be 100 percent Korean nor be a U.S. citizen to participate. You will receive a Toys R Us gift certificate for participating, and a summary of the results of the study. Call Jennie Kim at (301) 496-7306.

Healthy Adults Sought
NIH invites healthy volunteers to participate in a clinical study on mood and anxiety disorders. Healthy adults between ages 20-50 are asked to call 1-866-999-1116 or TTY 1-866-411-1010. All study-related tests or medicines are provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated. Refer to study 04-M-0270.

Are You a Trauma Survivor?
The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, seeks volunteers to participate in research studies that involve brain imaging. If you experienced an event such as physical assault, sexual abuse, accident, disaster or other trauma, you may qualify to participate. Compensation is available. For more information call Holly Giesen at (301) 435-8982 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

HIV+ Volunteers Needed
HIV+ volunteers who are off anti-HIV medications, CD4+ 350 or greater, without hepatitis B or C, are needed for research study at NIH. Financial compensation provided. Call 1-800 411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 04-I-0018.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Study
Do you have Parkinson's disease? Consider participating in an NIH study. You may qualify if you are age 30-80 and are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. No charge for study-related tests or treatments. Travel assistance is available. For more information call 1-800 411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Asthma Study Recruits Volunteers
An asthma study is open for children ages 5-17. 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. For more information call 1-800 411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaņol.

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