Sleep disorders study

Adults over age 65 who have trouble sleeping are being recruited for investigational drug studies at the Emory Sleep Disorders Center, located at Wesley Woods Health Center. Physical examinations, laboratory tests and medications will be provided without charge. Call 728-4750.

Schizophrenia drug study

Many people have an inadequate response to available medications for schizophrenia, or they may suffer from unpleasant side effects. An investigational medication is currently being evaluated in a nationwide clinical trial. Those 18 years or older who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder may be eligible. Free research-related care is available for eligible participants including free study medication and psychiatric and medical evaluations. Call 1-800-77-TRIAL, 727-0506 or 727-2971.

Prostate screening

The Winship Cancer Center will host a free prostate cancer screening on Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6-8:30 p.m. Participants will receive a risk factor assessment, a digital rectal examination and a PSA test. The screening will take place at The Emory Clinic's Department of Urology. To schedule a screening appointment, call 778-4162 or 778-5422.

Glaucoma study

Persons 40-80 years of age who either have ocular hypertension -- a higher than normal pressure within the eye -- or are at risk for developing glaucoma as determined by their eye doctor, may be eligible to participate in the Emory component of a national eye study. Qualified participants are persons who have never undergone glaucoma surgery and have at least two of the following risk factors: a family history of glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure, nearsightedness or are African American. Study medications will be provided free of charge. Call Donna Leef at The Emory Eye Center at 778-4134.