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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...
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...
How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

August 28, 2017
How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures? Spanning more than 200 countries and 50 states, clinical trials explore new, experimental therapies and medicinal treatments that will impact medicine for centuries to come....
How to Become a Clinical Researcher

How to Become a Clinical Researcher

July 28, 2017
How to Become a Clinical Researcher Medical research is continuously underway and the results enable researchers to further understand the complexities of pathogens and develop effective new vaccinations. While many...
A Deeper Look at The Drug Development Process

A Deeper Look at The Drug Development Process

May 1, 2017
The United States is a global leader within the pharmaceutical industry and one of the largest markets in the world. With the help of clinical researchers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), medications are...
What is the Drug Development Process?

What is the Drug Development Process?

March 1, 2017
What is the Drug Development Process? Americans spend more money on pharmaceuticals than neighboring Canada and Mexico, more than 20 European countries; and Japan, Korea and New Zealand. Billions of dollars are spent...
5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community this Holiday Season

5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community this Holiday Season

December 21, 2016
5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community this Holiday Season With so many errands to run and presents to track down, it can be easy to overlook the spirit of the holidays. It’s important to spread joy and show your...
A Look Back at Modern Medicine: How Did We Get Where We Are Today?

A Look Back at Modern Medicine: How Did We Get Where We Are Today?

December 1, 2016
A Look Back at Modern Medicine: How Did We Get Where We Are Today? Hundreds of years ago, herbs and plants were used as natural remedies for everything from headaches to mouthwash to poor digestion. Leaves, nuts, and...
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 play...
Clinical Research Toolbox

Clinical Research Toolbox

November 1, 2016
Clinical Research Toolbox 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...
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