Help find out how people can live their best life!
Ways to Help Humanity
If you’re healthy or have IBD or colon cancer, share tiny samples of your tissue. Studying your cells might help reveal how these diseases work and lead to better treatments
Millions of Americans have irritable bowel disease (IBD), which can put you at risk for cancer. If you’re healthy or have IBD or colon cancer, share tiny samples of your colon. It’ll be used to grow “mini-intestines” in the lab. It might reveal how these diseases develop and lead to new treatments.
Give samples of your blood, skin, stool, urine and more to speed research for all kinds of skin conditions you care about!
Skin diseases like acne, eczema, and more affect 85 million Americans a year. Your samples are key to learning how skin conditions develop and how we react to treatments. Team up to help speed up new, better treatments for you or others with skin problems.
If you’re a man who’s attracted to men, help test a national online HIV prevention program! It might help prevent infections or disease
Men who have sex with men are at higher risk for getting HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI). Try an online program about preventing both. You can do it at home from anywhere in the country. You’ll help find out if it might reduce people’s risk for HIV and STI to avoid disease!
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Try this app that learns about your moods based on how you type. It might lead to better mood disorder treatments!
About 20 million Americans have mood disorders like depression or bipolar. Whether you have one or not, try this app that tracks typing patterns. It might give insights about your moods. Better understanding that could reveal more about how mood disorders work. This might lead to better treatments.
Do you have high blood pressure? Building muscle through exercise might help.
High blood pressure can lead to problems like heart disease, stroke, and more. Try an exercise program that might help strengthen your muscles. Strengthening your muscles might pave the way for a new approach to lowering your blood pressure. Helping you move and do simple activities a little easier.
Whether or not you’re sick, do some simple arm tasks! It might pave the way for better treatments for the millions of people with cancer
Cancer chemo often causes tingling or weakness in patients’ limbs. This can make daily life hard. Do simple tasks with your arms and hands—whether or not you have cancer—to help researchers learn what’s going on. You might help pave the way for cancer treatments with less side effects!
Can you sleep better and stay healthier by eating at certain times and taking a sleep aid before bed?
Not sleeping enough can put you at risk for diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. Let’s find out if changing when you eat and taking a hormone pill that tells your body it’s time to rest can help. Better sleep might lower your risk for disease!
Track your movement and moods, whether you’re healthy or have depression. You might help pave the way for better mental health care!
Let’s better understand the link between mental health and physical activity! About 40% of people who get depressed walk and talk more slowly or feel restless. This might be a sign that certain treatments won’t work. Let’s study the brain-movement connection, whether or not you have depression!
Do some simple tasks to learn about your sense of smell. It might help reveal how your brain learns and processes smells.
Join this study to better understand how we learn and process smells. You’ll smell, rate, and test how well you remember different odors. You might also get a brain scan. It might help reveal more about how the sense of smell works in our brain so we can better diagnose and treat brain diseases.