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Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health. This page lists wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

Active Studies

PEARL Study

Do you drink regularly? Feeling stressed? Want to use your phone to earn money? Use your phone to log thoughts, feelings, and behavior during the day. At the end, we’ll show you daily patterns in your mental health. You may earn up to $25/week for…

Testosterone in Men with Cancer (TEMEC)

The Testosterone in Men with Cancer study is a research study in men, ages 55 and older, who have lung or colorectal cancer and have received, or are receiving, chemotherapy and/or radiation for their cancer in the past 5 years. The purpose of the study…

Testosterone in cancer survivors

The Testosterone in Cancer Survivors study is a research study in men, ages 18-54, who have received chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy for their cancer and are now off-treatment and in remission for at least 1 year. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether…

Period Tracking Habits

This study aims to understand period-tracking habits and behaviors in the context of the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade (also known as Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization).To participate, please also indicate your interest by filling out this survey: https://ischooluw.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6DU5LFzpkDNbFhc.COMPENSATION: Participants…

NAD+ Study

Join our NAD+ study Be a part of groundbreaking NAD+ research. Essential for life, your body makes NAD+ naturally, and it can have profound effects on your health and lifespan. This study takes a deep look at thousands of measurements in your blood to see…

Mobile Support Intervention for Healthy Eating

We are looking for adults age 65 and older who are interested in healthy eating. The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate a new mobile intervention that allows people to track their diet and receive personalized recommendations. If you are interested and want…

WA Young Adult Riding and Driving Study

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING? Fill out our contact form: http://uwstudy.com/yard_ps?AD=ITHS Visit our website for more information: https://sites.uw.edu/uwyard/ ABOUT US The Young Adult Riding and Driving (YARD) Study is an ongoing research study about young adults’ transportation habits and health behaviors. We are housed at the Center...

Enhancing ENERGY in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often have problems with fatigue. For some people, fatigue is their most debilitating symptom of MS. Yet, many of the available treatments provide inadequate relief for fatigue. Past research has found that training in self-hypnosis is linked to reduced fatigue…

COVID-19 and workers in the food industry

People working in the food industry (groceries, restaurants, food delivery, factories) during COVID have had a higher risk of getting the illness. Researchers at the University of Washington and Indiana University are interviewing people working in food service, delivery, or provision to understand their work…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Do More Feel Better

The University of Washington is conducting a research study called Do More Feel Better for adults aged 60 and older who attend senior centers and are experiencing depression. The program is based on research showing that increasing your participation in pleasurable and rewarding activities can…

Brain Activation and Satiety in Children 2 (BASIC2) Study

BASIC2 is studying ways to help overweight kids and their parents reach and maintain a healthy weight. This longitudinal study is trying to learn if the study medicine combined with family-based treatment helps kids better manage their weight. You and your child would attend free…

Contribute to advancing brain health. Help dementia patients. Learn more about your own health

The purpose of this pilot study is to record the daily human activities, and to develop predictive models of physical activity. We hope this study will enable researchers to test and validate new technologies that may subsequently be used to study and inform researchers and…

Family Caregiver Research Study

We are seeking caregivers who provide care for family members with dementia and pain to participate in a research study at Weill Cornell Medicine. This study is evaluating the “Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT)”, a novel intervention to help caregivers recognize and communicate about…

Seattle Children’s Power Training study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) experience walking limitations which negatively influence their ability to physically participate in day to day life. The investigators propose that impaired muscle power generation is the key limiting factor affecting walking activity and participation. This proposal represents a combined…

Seattle Children’s Orthotic Study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) demonstrate altered lower limb biomechanical alignment in walking (e.g. excessive hip/knee flexion or equinus during stance) and experience walking activity limitations that negatively influence their ability to participate in day to day life. Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO) are a…

Pregnancy and Infant Health

University of Washington researchers, led by Drs. Natalia Kleinhans and Stephen Dager, are recruiting pregnant participants who have not used marijuana during their first trimester and those who have used marijuana during their first trimester for a new study of prenatal development. Participants are not...

WEB Study (Weight Effects on Brain Health Study)

Study Description WEB study is a longitudinal study that will examine changes that may occur in the brain following obesity treatment. We are currently recruiting: People with BMI of 18.5-24.9 and who meet other study criteria People planning to have weight loss surgery with their…

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