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Vol. LX, No. 16
August 08, 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.

Dry Mouth

Do you have dry mouth after treatment for head and neck cancer? Participate in an NIH clinical research study.

Asthma Study

NIH is seeking adults 18-75 years old with asthma to participate in a research study. Compensation is provided.

Blood Count Study

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

Study of Fibroids

Women ages 25-50 suffering with fibroids are asked to consider participating in an NIH study. Compensation is provided.

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.

Are You a Working Breast Cancer Survivor?

Women breast cancer survivors, 1 to 10 years after primary cancer treatment, whose breast cancer has not spread and women without cancer history are needed for online study on cognitive function and work. Must be currently working full-time, ages 18 through 65, and without a history of adult ADHD (prior to cancer), dementia, brain injury, epilepsy, drug or alcohol abuse. You will need Internet access with connection speed faster than dial-up. Study includes completing questionnaires and a short online test of memory. The study will take about 60-75 minutes to complete. To see if you are eligible for the study, go to For more information, call Lisseth Calvio at (301) 295-9660 or email

Postpartum Depression Study

NIMH is seeking moms who have given birth in the last 6 months and who are experiencing: low mood, sadness, or crying spells; anxiety or excessive worrying; difficulty bonding with your baby. We are conducting research studies to understand the role of your hormones in the treatment of postpartum depression. Study includes thorough evaluations and study medication at no cost. Participants should be medically healthy and not currently taking any medications. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Ever Have Postpartum Depression?

If you have a history of postpartum depression (PPD) following the birth of any of your children, consider participating in a PPD study with NIMH. The study seeks to examine if your PPD was caused by hormonal changes during or after pregnancy. The study is recruiting female participants between the ages of 20-45 years old. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

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