The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a universal label that defines the symptoms of mental decline associated with Alzheimer’s and other brain conditions. Typically, there are three stages that Alzheimer’s disease slowly progresses through. These are early (mild), middle (moderate), and late (severe). Over 50 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s …

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Everything You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

It is estimated that 5.5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s-related dementia. A new person is diagnosed every 66 seconds. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but knowing your family history and the signs, can put you on the path to early intervention. Defining Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Scientists …

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Clinical Trials Q&A-Part II of II

Did you know that every prescription medication you have taken in your life started as an investigational medication that had to be approved through a clinical trial? The same is true about every medical device (knee implant, hip implant, etc.). Did you know that none of these life-changing products would be available today without volunteers …

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Clinical Trials Q&A-Part I of II

“Are you locked in a padded room?” This was an actual question I was asked as a clinical trial recruitment manager by one of the patients I talked to. The recruitment department for a clinical trial site is vital in working with patients that are interested in participating in clinical trials. The recruitment department for a clinical trial site is vital in working with patients that are interested in participating in clinical trials. But I …

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Let’s Talk Poo!

In honor of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, awareness month we are starting a rather interesting conversation about, well poo. It’s not the most comfortable conversation, and it could be kind of embarrassing, but there is no shame in our game! There are real people out there that are suffering, and they deserve to be …

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