5 Clinical Trial Myths Debunked

5 Clinical Trial Myths Debunked! Get the scoop in our latest blog.

The misinformation surrounding clinical trials goes back decades and has a major impact on people’s willingness to volunteer. Many are hesitant to even consider a clinical trial because they don’t fully understand the process. Keep in mind, without clinical trials there would be no medical advancements and the medications we have available to us today …

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Reasons to Participate in a Clinical Trial in 2023

2023 Resolution: Participate in a Clinical Trial! Read our blog for more information on why you should volunteer in the new year!

One of the most rewarding parts of participating in a clinical trial is that you are helping to advance medicine. But did you know that there are other major benefits to becoming a participant? Here are our top 8 reasons to participate in a clinical trial in 2023. 1. Compensation May Be Available Many clinical …

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Don’t Let the Holidays Wreak Havoc on Your Blood Pressure

Don't Let the Holidays Wreak Havoc On Your Blood Pressure

The holidays can be a special season for quality time with friends and family, but with it comes lots of work, planning, and time. This on top of your normal day-to-day (work, errands, obligations, etc.) can make the holidays extra busy and extra stressful.  For those living with hypertension, or high blood pressure, this can …

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Be Proactive This National Diabetes Month

Introduction: A Breakdown of Diabetes The estimated total population of Mexico is 130 million. Shockingly, the estimated number of US adults with diabetes is also 130 million. Let that sink in for a second. If you have diabetes, you are not alone in managing this difficult disease. November is National Diabetes Month. This focused month aims …

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Being Mindful of Mental Health

Clinical trials help advance mental health treatments. Learn more in our latest blog. Graphic of a hand holding a string that is curled up in the shape of a brain

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Although 26% of U.S. adults have a diagnosable mental disorder each year, these disorders are often misunderstood. For many reasons ranging from lack of easily accessible mental healthcare to the stigma surrounding mental illness, over half of adults with mental illness do not receive treatment. With this in mind, …

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United for World Psoriasis Day

October 29th kicks off the annual celebration for World Psoriasis Day. Psoriasis is a chronic disease that has a global community of over 125 million strong. Together, we are united for World Psoriasis Day in building understanding, spreading information, and driving change. What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory disease that speeds up the …

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Calling All Women!

Calling all women!

Over 2,000 years ago, during an influenza outbreak, it was first noticed that women respond differently to disease than men. They also do not respond the same to treatments. Despite this, many current therapies have only been evaluated in men. The progress of addressing the underrepresentation of women in clinical trials is improving at a …

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Watch Your Heart! Simple Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

Knowing how to prevent heart disease is a necessary skill. We all need to watch our hearts daily so that we can keep our hearts healthy! Heart disease comes in many forms and affects people at any age. So, here are some simple steps experts recommend taking to help prevent heart disease. What is Heart …

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Kids and Research

You want my kid to do what?|!

A few months back, my niece and nephew participated in an eczema study for children. Before considering their participation, my sister-in-law called me one night for advice. She knew I had a research background. I gave her facts, working hard not to push. I also know the great lengths they go through to keep every …

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What We’ve Learned from COVID

What we've learned from COVID, blog, clinical research

To date, 30 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the United States, and over 540,000 related deaths. Over the last year, global efforts have contributed to the availability of multiple therapies, vaccines, and diagnostic tools to the public to fight the virus effectively. Though prevalent, COVID-19 comes in 3rd on the list of …

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