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Vol. LXI, No. 1
January 9, 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 3 months to 18 years) and is also conducting an allergy and asthma study. All study-related tests and procedures will be provided at no cost. Parental permission and child agreement are required. Refer to study 05-I-0084.

Smart Pill

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

Pelvic Pain

Healthy women ages 30-50 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.

Tourette Syndrome Study

Do you have Tourette syndrome? Join a study exploring the sensory experience that occurs before tics. Refer to study 08-N-0215.

Healthy Volunteers Needed

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

Adolescent Girls Overeating

Parents, is your daughter’s eating out of control? Consider having her participate in an NIH study on teen weight prevention. This study is for girls ages 12-17 who are above average weight and report loss of control eating. This study will test how effective group programs are in the prevention of excess weight gain. Participants will be compensated. Refer to study 08-CH-0139.

Neck Pain Study Needs Volunteers

Are you a healthy individual with or without neck pain? If you are between the ages of 18 and 65, you may be eligible to participate in an NIH neck pain study and receive a comprehensive cervical musculoskeletal examination without compensation. This is a 3-month natural history study, not a treatment study. For more information, email or call (301) 451-7514. Refer to study 02-CC-0245.

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