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10 Interesting Facts About Clinical Trials

10 Interesting Facts About Clinical Trials

May 31, 2019
10 Interesting Facts About Clinical Trials Without clinical research, there would be no medical advancements. Without medical advancements, ailments such as polio, smallpox, and leprosy would still rampantly affect...
How Does Weight Affect Health?

How Does Weight Affect Health?

January 29, 2019
How Does Weight Affect Health? With the new year only a few weeks in and many people trying to lose that extra holiday weight, now is a good time to consider the long-term effects of weight gain. Packing on some extra...
5 Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year

5 Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year

January 10, 2019
5 Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year It’s that time of year! Many people are reflecting on the last 365 days and thinking forward to the next. Have you set any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Did you fulfill...
How does kidney dialysis affect the body?

How does kidney dialysis affect the body?

October 29, 2018
What do kidneys do? The kidneys, two fist-sized organs located on either side of the spine, perform a life-sustaining role in the body— removing toxins from the body, regulating fluids and preventing excessive...
What Do You Need to Know About Clinical Trials?

What Do You Need to Know About Clinical Trials?

September 28, 2018
The overarching goal of clinical studies is to determine whether existing medical treatments can be modified for increased effectiveness, and/or whether new medical advancements are more effective than standard...
How Does Clinical Research Lead to New Scientific Breakthroughs?

How Does Clinical Research Lead to New Scientific Breakthroughs?

March 30, 2018
How Does Clinical Research Lead to New Scientific Breakthroughs? In the mid-1700s, physician James Lind conducted the first controlled clinical trial in order to find a cure for sailors suffering from scurvy. Through...
Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

Who Oversees Clinical Trials?

February 21, 2018
Who Oversees Clinical Trials? 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...
Recent Developments in Cancer Research

Recent Developments in Cancer Research

January 29, 2018
Recent Developments in Cancer Research Looking back at the impressive progress of medical advancements, clinical trials have played a critical role in the current status of modern medical treatments. Clinical studies...
What Is the Placebo Effect?

What Is the Placebo Effect?

December 27, 2017
What Is the Placebo Effect? “I’m a Cub Scout Camp Leader. When the kids start crying and want to go home, we just give them ‘homesick medicine’,” reads a submission on PlaceboArchive.org. “The kids always...
A Day in the Life of a Clinical Study Participant

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Study Participant

November 30, 2017
A Day in the Life of a Clinical Study Participant Clinical trials are vital to the medical advancement process and to the development of new treatments. Clinical research participants get to play an active role in the...
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