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Vol. LIX, No. 1
January 12, 2007

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Metabolic Study for African Americans

Healthy volunteers are needed for a study that is investigating the relationship of obesity to resting energy expenditure (REE) and fatty acid flux in healthy African Americans, ages 18 to 49 years. The study involves a 2-week period (excluding weekends) of outpatient visits to the Clinical Center for breakfast, weight measurement and to pick up meals. All meals will be provided during the study. Participation involves blood draws and metabolic testing. The last 2 days will require a 2-night inpatient stay. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 402-7119 for information. Refer to protocol 04-DK-0061.

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. Participants will be paid. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Tongue Study Needs Volunteers

Individuals with tongue weakness or tongue movement coordination problems are needed for NIH research study. For more information call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 01-CC-0044. Study of Ankylosing Spondylitis Do you have ankylosing spondylitis? Consider volunteering for an NIH research study. Compensation is provided. For information call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 03-AR-0130.

Anthrax Vaccine Study

Anthrax vaccine study (04-CH-0283) seeks healthy volunteers ages 18-30. For more information call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Compensation is provided. Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis Adults 18+ with rheumatoid arthritis are asked to consider participating in an NIH study. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 03-AR-0133.

Kidney Transplant Studies

Do you have kidney failure and need a kidney transplant? NIH has kidney transplant studies designed to reduce need for anti-rejection drugs. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Allergy Clinic for Children

NIH Pediatric Clinic offers allergy and asthma care (ages 6 months to 18 years) and is recruiting for an allergy and asthma study. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Sleep and Obesity Study

Sleep and weight study for obese adults ages 22 to 50 who sleep less than 6 hours at night. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

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