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Vol. LX, No. 7
April 4, 2008
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Volunteers

The phone numbers for more information about the studies below are 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) unless otherwise noted.

Study of Fibroids Needs Women

Women ages 33-50 suffering with fibroids are invited to participate in an NIH study. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 06-CH-0090.

Dry Mouth

Do you have dry mouth after radiation therapy for head and neck cancer? Are you currently cancer-free? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study that will test a new gene therapy to try to increase saliva production. All study-related tests and medications are provided at no cost.

Kidney Disease

Do you have diabetes and early kidney disease (microalbuminuria)? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study to try and identify biomarkers that may lead to better treatments. All study-related tests and medications are provided at no cost. Study is for patients 18 or older.

Coronary Artery Disease

Have you had a heart attack, angioplasty or bypass surgery? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study that will test an investigational medication that may lower C-reactive protein. C-reactive protein may indicate that you are at risk for sudden heart problems such as a heart attack. All study-related tests and medications are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided.

Blood Count Study Needs African Americans

Healthy African Americans or Africans 18 years and older are needed for blood count study. Compensation is available.

Asthma Clinical Research Study

Patients with asthma who are taking inhaled corticosteroids may be eligible to participate in a study at the Clinical Research Center. The purpose of this study is to determine if a widely used agent for diabetes can improve asthma. Eligible patients will receive a comprehensive evaluation. There is no cost for participating in the study. For more information, call toll free 1-877-NIH-LUNG (1-877-644-5864), extension 2 or send email to LungStudy@nhlbi.nih.gov. You may also contact the NIH Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office via TTY 1-866-411-1010.

Volunteers Needed for USUHS Study at Navy

Are you between 18 and 30 years of age? In good health? You may be eligible to participate in a study of attention. It requires one 3-hour visit and you will be paid for your time. Visit takes place on the campus of the Naval Medical Center. Parking is available. Call (301) 295-2288.

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