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Patient Recruitment

Study for Healthy Women

Metabolism at Different Temperatures

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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center seek healthy women to participate in a research study. Doctors want to learn how the body burns energy at different temperatures. Compensation is provided.

You may be eligible if you are:

  • A healthy Caucasian female, 18-35 years old
  • Of normal body weight (body mass index 18.5-25 kg/m2)

During the study, you will:

  • Have a screening visit including medical history, physical exam, blood tests and EKG
  • Have an 8 to 11-day inpatient stay at the NIH Clinical Center
  • Stay in a temperature-controlled room and wear non-invasive devices to measure activity, heart rate and temperature

Location: The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is conveniently located on the Metro Red Line (Medical Center stop) in Bethesda, Maryland.

For more information, call:
Office of Patient Recruitment
TTY: 1-866-411-1010
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Or go online:
Refer to study #12-DK-0097

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

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This page last updated on 10/22/2021

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