Do Overweight Girls Start Puberty Too Soon?Girls seem to be going through puberty a lot earlier these days. Doctors think it may be related to body weight. Are you concerned that your daughter is overweight and may start puberty too soon?
Why is it so unpredictable?Moms, help your daughters prepare for puberty by enrolling them in a new study called a Girl’s First Period.
What Is the Response of Immune Cells From the Bloodstream?The Immunity Cells in Blood Study aims to determine the response of immune cells from the bloodstream. This study will investigate the response of immune cells to various signals in the test tube to determine how they sense the signals in the body and what substances they produce in response to them.
Do you have polymyositis or dermatomyositis?This study intends to investigate the genetic and environmental risk factors involved in the development of myositis, an autoimmune muscle disease that causes chronic muscle weakness.
Do you have myositis and have served in the military?This study attempts to determine if environmental and geographic exposures may be related to the development of myositis during military service and to obtain an initial understanding of the possible mechanisms involved.
Get Your Asthma Under ControlNHALES stands for Natural History of Asthma with Longitudinal Environmental Sampling. Your participation in the NHALES Study will contribute to research on how the environment affects the human body and asthma. Please consider joining today.
Do you have an autoimmune disease?The research team will study the genetic and environmental risk factors in the development of autoimmune diseases in twins and same-sex siblings, in which one has the disease and the other does not.