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Vol. LXII, No. 15
July 23, 2010
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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.

Diet-Induced Obesity

Healthy volunteers are needed for a study investigating the reasons why some individuals maintain their weight. The study looks at the response to different diets in relation to their metabolism. Consider participating in this study if you are 30-50 years of age, have a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5-23.0 and have a stable weight (less than 2 percent change in the last 6 months). All study-related tests and meals are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 09-DK-0238.

Adult Stem Cell

Healthy volunteers are needed for a study designed for the collection of stem cells from blood of adult humans for use in research. Researchers are studying adult stem cells to gain insight into blood diseases. If you are 18 years of age or older, consider participating. All study-related tests are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 06-DK-0142. Se habla español.

Treatment Study for Cold Sores

Could a natural amino acid help recurring cold sores? NIAID is investigating a new treatment that may help prevent cold sore outbreaks. People between the ages of 18 to 65 who experience 6 or more outbreaks per year may be eligible to participate in this study. There is no cost to participate and compensation is available. Refer to study 09-I-0159. Se habla español.

Women’s Health Studies Seek Healthy Volunteers

Healthy women ages 18-65 are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to protocols 81-M-0126, 88-M-0131 and 03-M-0138.

Healthy Female Volunteers Needed

The Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, is looking for healthy female volunteers, with no current or history of psychiatric illness, between the ages of 35 to 65, for a multitude of studies. Studies may include PET scans, MRI, psychological interview, neuropsychological testing and other procedures depending on which project you choose to participate in. Call (301) 435-8982 for more information.

Postpartum Depression Research Studies

Women ages 18-45 who struggle with postpartum depression or who had PPD in the past are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. There is no cost for participation. Compensation may be provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to study 03-M-0138.

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