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Modern Varieties of Birth Control

When people think of birth control, the typical, traditional methods that come to mind are the “Pill” and “Condoms”. Modern medical research has resulted new methods that are effective and may have less side effects than the “Pill”, and new and ongoing research studies for Contraception look promising. For example, research is underway in Draper [...]

By |2015-09-21T10:28:12+00:00September 21st, 2015|Current Clinical Trails, Safety In Clinical Trials|0 Comments

Low Testosterone Levels

Did you know that 2.4 million men ages 40-49 have low testosterone levels? Testosterone is a hormone produced primarily in the testicles. Testosterone helps to maintain bone density, fat distribution, muscle strength and mass, facial and body hair, red blood cell production, sex drive, and sperm production. If this hormone sounds pretty important, that’s because [...]

By |2015-07-20T15:01:23+00:00July 20th, 2015|Low Testosterone|0 Comments

Radiculopathy

Nerve issues along the spine To understand radiculopathy, one needs to understand some basics about the nervous system. Along the length of the spine, nerves exit through “open spaces between the vertebrae” on the left and right sides. The exit points are called the foramen; the nerves are called nerve roots, or radicular nerves. Nerves [...]

By |2015-06-08T08:57:46+00:00June 8th, 2015|Pain|0 Comments

Osteoarthritis of the Hip and/or Knee

Risk factors and symptoms Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting over 25 million Americans. While it can occur in any joint in the body, weight bearing joints such as the knees or hips are the most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative type of arthritis and begins mild or even [...]

By |2015-05-22T14:26:55+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

Diagnosing and Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

When spinal discs begin to weaken, pain can begin to occur. Identifying the degenerated disc and treating it properly is important for avoiding future problems and decreasing pain. Misconceptions About DDD To some, the word “degenerative” implies that symptoms will become worse with time, and the term “disease” suggests a degree of permanence. DDD does [...]

By |2015-04-14T11:47:44+00:00April 14th, 2015|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

Pain Management Clinical Trials

There is a lot of research conducted for pain management. Some research is focused on reducing the pain from chronic conditions, like arthritis. Other researchers work to find new ways to reduce pain for people who’ve undergone surgery or had an accident. This research is especially important given the dangers of many painkilling medications. Painkiller [...]

Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine

We all started as one cell. With time, our cells split and began to specialize, some cells becoming the building blocks of the heart, others of the brain, and others of the skin. Scientists are trying to discover how it is that cells learn their identity and become specialized in their structure and purpose. This, [...]

By |2014-11-21T15:47:15+00:00November 21st, 2014|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

What is a Clinical Research Coordinator?

There are many different roles that have to be filled in order for a clinical trial to run smoothly. A very important role is the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) who works very closely with the Principal Investigator and other study members including the research participants. Generally, the CRC supports, manages and coordinates all activities within [...]

By |2014-09-15T12:32:55+00:00September 15th, 2014|Participating In a Clinical Trial|0 Comments

Replenish Study

If hot flashes are a “hot” issue for you, you may qualify to participate in a new clinical trial for an investigational medication for the treatment of “hot flashes." Sponsored by TherapeuticsMD, the “Replenish” study is testing a new medication for menopause-related symptoms; specifically, hot flashes and night-sweats. The trial is meant to help determine [...]

By |2014-07-29T08:52:35+00:00July 29th, 2014|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

Acne: What Causes It?

Zits- they seem to know just how to ruin everything. Whether it be your wedding day, a big job interview, or just everyday life, the big red craters don’t really aid in the self-confidence department. Acne can be a major problem for many people. Although acne is looked at as a adolescent situation, there are [...]

By |2014-07-15T14:14:09+00:00July 15th, 2014|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments