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Why Aren’t More Clinical Studies Taking Place?

Why Aren’t More Clinical Studies Taking Place?

February 22, 2016
Clinical trials are a critical step between pharmaceutical development and distribution to the public. These important studies rely on participants in order to obtain drug safety and efficacy data. All clinical...
Which diseases are clinical researchers working to treat?

Which diseases are clinical researchers working to treat?

January 28, 2016
Clinical trials exist to help treat and prevent illnesses and chronic medical conditions and offer researchers a deeper understanding of medication’s effect on the human body. Different kinds of clinical trials...
Why Are Clinical Trials Important?

Why Are Clinical Trials Important?

January 19, 2016
Clinical trials are a core component of medical advances. They are an important step in the FDA drug-approval process and they provide researchers with invaluable data about a drugs efficacy and side effects. Over...
How does the HIPAA privacy rule affect clinical trials procedures?

How does the HIPAA privacy rule affect clinical trials procedures?

January 4, 2016
Clinical studies rely on patient data; but before obtaining this information, study participants must first be clear on what they are signing up for. The United States Government takes personal health information very...
Five Things to Understand Before You Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Five Things to Understand Before You Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

December 18, 2015
Are you considering participating in a clinical trial? Take a few minutes to learn a bit more about the process and what to expect. 1 What is a clinical study? Clinical studies determine if a strategy, decide or...
How can we be certain FDA-approved medications are safe for human consumption?

How can we be certain FDA-approved medications are safe for human consumption?

November 30, 2015
Americans spend a lot of money on medicine – nearly $375 Billion last year alone. Whether they’re refilling a prescription, keeping their medicine cabinet fully stocked with their favorite over-the-counter drugs, or...
What are the benefits of participating in a clinical research study?

What are the benefits of participating in a clinical research study?

November 13, 2015
Clinical trials, which have been shown to be safe, are intended to improve researcher’s medical knowledge. The data collected helps to inform the general public about dosage recommendations and side effects of...
Why are some prescription drugs approved and not others?

Why are some prescription drugs approved and not others?

October 28, 2015
For many Americans, daily drug dosages are a way of life. They wake up, pour a cup of coffee and start the day with a dose of medication to help improve their mobility, mood or cognition. A variety of different ailments...
Why is Diabetes Research so Important?

Why is Diabetes Research so Important?

October 6, 2015
Diabetes is an extremely common disease, affecting a diverse age range of people across the world.  Those who are diagnosed with diabetes experience significant health concerns because the disease itself has proven to...
Is It Safe to Participate in a Clinical Study?

Is It Safe to Participate in a Clinical Study?

September 23, 2015
Is it safe to participate in a clinical study? When people first consider the idea of participating in a clinical trial, their primary concern understandably involves safety of the research and avoiding any long-term...
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