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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 Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

How Does Clinical Research Help Find Cures?

August 28, 2017
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. These treatments can range from new...
How Do The Kidneys Work?

How Do The Kidneys Work?

May 26, 2017
How Do The Kidneys Work?At just 4.5” inches, it’s hard to believe the kidneys cleanse upwards of 150 quarts of fluid from your body every day. It can be easy to overlook the importance of kidneys until their...
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...
Research Toolbox: Nephrology

Research Toolbox: Nephrology

February 17, 2017
Research Toolbox: NephrologyNot to be confused with nephology, the meteorological study of clouds, nephrology is a branch of medicine focused on kidney health and damage prevention. Because kidney disease is...
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 SeasonWith 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...
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...
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