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Vol. LX, No. 22
October 31, 2008

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

Allergies in Children

NIH Pediatric Clinic offers allergy and asthma care (ages 6 months to 18 years) and is also conducting an allergy and asthma study. Refer to study 05-I-0084.

Smart Pill

Healthy adults 18-60 are asked to consider participating in an NIH study testing a new method to measure gastric acid output. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 08-DK-0138.

Pelvic Pain

Healthy women ages 30-50 are needed for a study that investigates the role of hormones and genes in pelvic pain and explore better approaches to treatment. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 04-CH-0056.

Twins Study

NIH is seeking same-sex fraternal twins 5-20 years old to participate in a study of children’s brain development. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 89-M-0006.

Iron Overload

Do you have iron overload? Participate in an NIH research study. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 08-DK-0157.

Heart Disease Risk Factors Study Recruits

Healthy black African volunteers are needed for a study investigating the relationship of obesity to heart disease risk factors. Volunteers must be born in Africa, non-diabetic and between ages 18-49. There will be three outpatient visits to NIH. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 402-7119 for information. Refer to protocol 99-DK-0002.

Study of Pre-Menopausal African-American, Caucasian Women

Healthy African-American and Caucasian women volunteers are needed for a study investigating the effect of the American diet on vascular disease risk. The study will look at the effect of fat in the blood before and after a meal. Volunteers must be non-diabetic, pre-menopausal women between the ages of 18-49 years. The study requires three outpatient visits followed by a week of daily visits to NIH for breakfast, weight measurement and meal pick-up. Compensation is provided. For information call (301) 402-7119 and refer to protocol 07-DK-0163.

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