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Healthy Children Needed for Research Study
Study on Growth and Health Behaviors
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center are seeking healthy children for a study of growth and health behaviors.
Purpose: To better understand growth in children and adolescents.
Who: Healthy boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 17 years old.
What: During the study, boys and girls will have a physical examination, fill out questionnaires, do a fitness test, have a hand x-ray, eat a meal, and give urine and blood samples. Parents/guardians will be informed about possible procedures and must give consent for participation. Compensation is provided.
Where: The study takes place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Time required: Two screening visits. If eligible, boys and girls will be invited to participate in three additional studies visits and be seen once a year for the next six years.
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Office of Patient Recruitment
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Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
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This page last updated on 03/07/2019