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Vol. LIX, No. 8
April 20, 2007

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Sleep and Obesity Study Recruits

Sleep and weight study for obese adults ages 18 to 50 who sleep fewer than 6 hours at night. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Study

Do you have pulmonary sarcoidosis? Consider participating in an NIH study. For more information, call 1-866-444-(TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Parents and Teenage Girls Ages 12-17 Needed

Consider a group therapy study (06-CH-0039) for healthy girls who are at risk of gaining excess weight. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Compensation is provided.

Ovarian Function Study

Healthy women ages 18 through 25 are needed for ovarian function study. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-(TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 00-CH-0189.

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).

Panic Disorder Treatment Study

The anxiety disorders research lab at American University seeks individuals who experience panic attacks to participate in a 7-week psychotherapy treatment study. Participants must be 18 or older and have experienced panic symptoms for more than 1 month. The initial assessment to determine qualification may take 1-3 hours. Qualified volunteers may be eligible for compensation. For more information call (202) 885-1729.

Weight and Insulin Study

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is conducting a study examining stress responses of exercise and drinking a liquid meal in African-American and Caucasian men and women between the ages of 18 and 45. We are looking for all body types and fitness levels. Volunteers will be compensated for their participation. Study participants will perform a maximal exercise test, three submaximal exercise tests and will need to be available for morning testing. If interested, contact the Human Performance Laboratory at (301) 295-1371,

USUHS Offers Weight-Loss Program

Would you like to participate in a weight-loss program for you and your family? The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences' Weight Management Program is sponsoring a weight-management study for women and their families. We are looking for African-American women between the ages of 18-60 and one or more of their family members to participate. Women only will attend a 13-week weight-loss program at USUHS focused on healthy eating and exercise for the entire family. Participation will be compensated. If you are interested or have any questions, contact Ayanna Shivers at (301) 295-1532 or

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