Looking for non-Hispanic white/caucasian women age 19 and older with a BMI at or above 30 who don't smoke and are not currently pregnant. The SWAB study works to understand whether there are differences in bacteria between black and white women based on race and if stress and weight are contributing factors. Study consists of a total of primarily questionnaires, basic measurements, and saliva and stool sample collection. Two visits total. Please contact us if you have any questions or are interested in learning more: Helen Kidane - (205) 934-6329 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Are you an overweight, Caucasian woman ages 20-50? If so, you may be eligible for a study about the relationship between macronutrient composition of the diet and metabolic rate. The study includes one baseline-screening visit, and if you are selected for the feeding study, it will include two clinic visits, consuming lunch at the clinic daily for two weeks, and tracking your food intake for two weeks. Compensated up to $100. Call 205-934-0041 for more information.
Are you overweight but otherwise in good physical health? Have you never been diagnosed with a psychiatric condition? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study requiring a one-time blood draw. Compensation provided. Call UAB Office of Psychiatric Research at 975-2911.

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