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Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

February 21, 2018
Clinical trials are carefully conducted studies—using human volunteers—which are used to test potential medical treatments with an end goal of receiving an FDA approval for usages in a wider population. Any and...
How to Get Involved in Clinical Research

How to Get Involved in Clinical Research

June 27, 2017
How to Get Involved in Clinical ResearchMedical research leads to medical advancements, which helps to improve the health of millions of Americans. Conditions ranging from allergies to cancer to digestive health...
What is kidney dialysis?

What is kidney dialysis?

November 21, 2016
What is kidney dialysis?Kidneys are small fist-sized organs on either side of the abdomen that purify blood and help rid the body of waste. You might not be fully aware of the importance of your kidneys, but they...
Clinical Research Toolbox

Clinical Research Toolbox

November 1, 2016
While Americans face unique health risks, thanks to modern clinical research and medical advancements, our overall life expectancy has increased in the past 100 years. Clinical trial participants provide...
Understanding the outlook for post-menopausal women

Understanding the outlook for post-menopausal women

October 21, 2016
While menopause is a ubiquitous experience for women the world-over, the duration and intensity of the experience are as unique as the females themselves. When hormone fluctuations, night sweats, and insomnia...
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Clinical Trials

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Clinical Trials

October 3, 2016
Every year, researchers work with thousands of volunteers to collect new data about medications; and shortly thereafter, new treatments enter the marketplace in part, due to the impactful findings collected....
What Are Exclusionary and Inclusionary Clinical Trial Criteria?

What Are Exclusionary and Inclusionary Clinical Trial Criteria?

July 28, 2016
Inclusionary and exclusionary criteria are specific limitations that clinical researchers place on a recruited study population. Researchers may screen and select specific participants in order to isolate variables...
How do researchers know if a clinical study is a success?

How do researchers know if a clinical study is a success?

May 31, 2016
Clinical trials help researchers compare and contrast medications, which leads to better outcomes for patients across the country. The main objective of a researcher is to collect data to establish the effects of...
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