Have Enlarged Gums?
Do you have enlarged gums and are you taking dilantin, cyclosporine
or calcium channel-blockers? If so, take part in an NIH study.
Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 05-D-0103.
HIV-positive volunteers who are off anti-HIV medications, CD4+
350 or greater, without hepatitis B or C, are needed for a research
study. Financial compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-2214
or TTY 1-866-411-1010. Refer to study 05-I-0065.
Research Malaria Vaccine Study
Doctors at NIH are conducting a study to test the safety of a research
malaria vaccine and its ability to generate immunity. Males or
non-pregnant females, healthy, between the ages of 18 and 50,
and who have never been exposed to malaria may consider participating.
All study-related tests and medicines are provided at no cost,
and you are compensated. The research vaccine will not infect
you with malaria. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer
to study 05-I-0133.
Healthy African Americans, Africans
Healthy African Americans and Africans are needed for a blood count
study. You can help researchers at NIH understand why individuals
have different white blood cell counts. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY
1-866-411-1010) and refer to study 03-DK-0168. Compensation is
Do You Have PMS?
We need women with premenstrual syndrome to participate in research
studies. To participate, you should be: experiencing mood changes
related to your menstrual cycle; 18-45 years old with regular
menstrual cycles; medication free, including oral contraception.
Thorough diagnostic evaluation is provided. Evening clinic hours
are available. Compensation offered for participation. For information
call Linda Simpson-St. Clair of NIMH at (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).
Volunteers Needed for Army Research Studies
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research is seeking dependable, healthy
adults 18-45 years of age available to participate in an entire
study. Volunteers will receive a free medical evaluation. Financial
compensation provided. Call toll free 1-866-856-3259 or visit
Can Chocolate Help Your Health?
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
seeks volunteers to participate in a 6-week study evaluating
the effect of dark chocolate on blood pressure and the blood's
glucose and insulin levels. Participants will help researchers
learn more about chocolate's impact on hypertension and diabetes.
Participants will be asked to take dark chocolate and a placebo
(inactive treatment). To participate, you must be: persons with
hypertension (high blood pressure) who can be safely taken off
anti-hypertensive medications; age 21 to 60; not taking other
medications or nutritional supplements for any illnesses besides
hypertension. Compensation and dark chocolate will be provided.
For more information, call (301) 496-3244.