Closed for Recruitment
Black Cohosh is an herbal supplement taken by some women to treat hot flashes, cramps, or other symptoms.
Researchers are studying the health effects of black cohosh in women who have been taking the supplement for at least 3 months.
Researchers are investigating how black cohosh affects folate and B12 levels, anemia, chromosomal damage in red blood cells, and metabolomics profiles.
This study has completed enrollment.
• Female age 18 and older
• Not pregnant or breastfeeding
• Currently, and have been taking a Black Cohosh supplement for at least 3 months
What will you do?
- Visit the NIEHS Clinical Research Unit in Research Triangle Park, NC for a one-hour study visit.
- Donate blood and provide a urine sample.
- To be part of a research project to help scientists at NIEHS understand the health effects of black cohosh.
- Participants will receive monetary compensation of $50 for providing samples for this research project.
Sample collections are conducted at the NIEHS Clinical Research Unit located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Protocol Number: 10-E-0063
Enrollment and Contact Information
Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
Tel (919) 316-4976
Nicole P. Edwards