Are You Nearing the Perimenopause?
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, seeks healthy female
volunteers ages 40-50 to participate in longitudinal studies
of the perimenopause. Volunteers must have regular menstrual
cycles and be medication-free. Periodic hormonal evaluations,
symptom ratings and occasional interviews will be performed.
Subjects will be paid. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576
Thyroid Cancer Study
An NIDDK study seeks individuals recently diagnosed with thyroid
cancer. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) for details.
Gray Platelet Syndrome Study
Gray platelet syndrome (GPS) is a rare bleeding disorder that causes
excessive bleeding and bruising. Doctors at NIH invite those
with GPS and their families to participate in a study to identify
the gene(s) that cause the disorder. Families with at least one
member diagnosed with GPS may be eligible to participate in this
study. Participants will be required to obtain and ship a blood
sample to NIH for genetic analysis. No travel is required for
this study and you will be reimbursed for any shipment costs.
To participate, contact Dr. Meral Gunay-Aygun at (301) 594-4181
or 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Late Day Eaters and Meal Skippers
Women who eat most of their food in the late afternoon and evening
most days of the week who are also nonsmoking, pre-menopausal
and without major medical or mental health problems (normal weight
and overweight, ages 18 to 50) are sought for a study on eating
and metabolism. Participation requires: keeping a 1-week eating
diary and 2 visits (a total of about 2½ hours) including
meal estimation, assessment of metabolic rate and assessment
of body composition. Participants will receive compensation for
participation and feedback on their dietary food-intake and resting
metabolic rate and body composition. For more information call
the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at (301)
Do You Have Alcohol Problems?
Are you between ages 21 and 65, with attention deficit disorder
and want to quit drinking? The National Institute on Alcohol
Abuse and Alcoholism needs people with ADD who are also seeking
treatment for alcohol problems. Participants will receive treatment
(without charge) as part of a research study. If you think you
may qualify, call (301) 451-0689.
Do You Have Follicular Lymphoma?
Your own body may be your best defense. Patients who have not had
chemotherapy may call for a lymphoma vaccine study: 1-866-444-2214