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Vol. LX, No. 8
April 18, 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.

Asthma Study Is Recruiting

Patients with asthma who are taking inhaled steroids may be eligible to participate in a research study at NIH. There is no cost for study-related tests or medicines. The study will see if a medicine that is used widely for diabetes can improve asthma. 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.

One-Day Outpatient Study

Healthy volunteers, ages 19 to 55, are needed to participate in research studying genes and brain function. Testing procedures involve a blood draw, non-invasive neuroimaging, interviews and cognitive testing. No overnight stay. No medication trial. Compensation is provided. Call the Clinical Brain Disorders Branch at (301) 435-8970 or email Danielef@mail.nih.gov. Refer to protocol 95-M-0150.

Anthrax Vaccine Study

NICHD is seeking healthy volunteers 18-45 years of age to participate in an investigational anthrax vaccine study (04-CH-0283) conducted at the Clinical Center. Medical screening will determine eligibility. Compensation will be provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

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