Healthy Volunteers Needed
Eye doctors at NIH are conducting a study on the lens of the eye
using a new device co-developed with NASA (study 06-EI-0117).
Healthy volunteers age 21 or younger are invited for an eye exam.
Compensation is provided. Call Cheryl Perry at (301) 435-1833
or Dr. Manuel Datiles at (301) 594-7052.
Asthma Study Recruits
An asthma study at NIH is recruiting children ages 5 to 17. The
study will determine 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 1-866-444-2214 (TTY
1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 04-I-0126.
Study Needs Volunteers
NIH is currently enrolling families in which an adult or child
has one of the following: rheumatoid arthritis/juvenile rheumatoid
arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus or systemic sclerosis
or myositis within 4 years of diagnosis. The study consists of
a blood draw, urine collection and survey completion. Participants
must have a sibling of the same gender within 4 years of age
and be from the same parents. Compensation is provided. Call
1-866-444-2214, (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 03-E-0099.
Healthy Adults Sought
HINIH invites healthy volunteers to participate in a clinical study
on mood and anxiety disorders. Healthy adults between ages 20-50
are asked to call 1-866-444-2214 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 Woman Who Has Been Depressed?
NIMH is looking for female volunteers to participate in a study
that examines the role of hormones in depression. Participants
should have experienced depression in the past but not be currently
depressed, be between ages 18-45, be medically healthy and not
be taking any medications, including birth control pills. Study
includes thorough evaluations and compensation. For more information
call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).
Diabetes and Kidney Disease?
Do you have diabetes type 1 or type 2 and kidney disease? If so,
take part in an NIH study. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).
Refer to study 05-DK-0113.
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 60 to 65; 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.