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Why Do Back Problems Cause Leg Pain?

Many people experience leg pain associated with a back injury. This leg pain is caused when discs in your spine are compromised and the disc pushes on or impinges a nerve root exiting the vertebrae. Your spine has one intervertebral disc in-between each vertebra. The discs are sponge-like discs that allow the spine to stay flexible, movable, [...]

By |2014-05-14T08:46:37+00:00May 14th, 2014|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

Research Shows That Many People Don’t Understand What Happens in Clinical Studies

We hear studies quoted to support everything from the newest birth control to the latest cure for depression, but what do we actually know about them? According to research, not much. A 2013 study by the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research found that while most people believe they understand what a clinical [...]

By |2014-04-29T10:21:47+00:00April 29th, 2014|Participating In a Clinical Trial|0 Comments

Statistics About Clinical Trial Involvement Safety

Medical clinical trials are constantly happening, but there are still some common misconceptions about safety in clinical trials. Looking at statistics from The Center for Information and Study On Clinical Trial Research Participation (CISCRP), we see some interesting data. First, the data shows that North Americans are generally more accepting of the benefits of clinical [...]

Back Pain, Leg Pain Clinical Trial

If you would like to learn more about this study, please contact us, and visit this page about the herniated disc clinical trial, which includes a copy of the consent form. Contacting us does not mean you'll be obliged to participate, or that you will be a suitable participant.

By |2014-04-16T10:44:01+00:00April 16th, 2014|Current Clinical Trails|1 Comment

Why Do Healthy People Participate in Clinical Trials?

Clinical trials are a very important part of clinical research and at the heart of many medical advances. Many of us believe that participation in a clinical trial is restricted to people with certain conditions, but this is not true. Healthy people are also allowed to participate in clinical trials. The purpose of a clinical [...]

By |2014-03-28T08:00:58+00:00March 28th, 2014|Participating In a Clinical Trial|0 Comments

Find a Clinical Trial

Clinical research trials interest people for a wide variety of reasons. Some have a medical condition that current medication doesn’t help, so they want to try investigational drugs. Others just want to help advance medical science. Some people hope to make money from a paid clinical trial. But the question all of these people have [...]

What Are Investigational Drugs In Clinical Trials?

When we read about researchers working with investigational (or experimental) drugs, what does that mean? Furthermore, is it safe to participate in a clinical trial when the drug is ‘investigational? The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) must approve new medications for use before they are sent to the market and prescribed by doctors. [...]

Medical Trials in Utah and America

Medical trials are a key component of the medical world, and that has never been truer than in our current day and age. A quick glance onto clinicaltrials.gov, a service of the US National Institutes of Health, shows that there are currently 160,781 studies registered. That is an enormous number! That most likely puts the [...]

How Much Should You Be Paid For Participation In a Utah Clinical Trial?

The amount of money given to participants in a clinical trial ranges, from nothing to thousands of dollars. Why is there a difference, and when should a participant expect some compensation? This is actually the subject of debate in the research world. It is a difficult question to answer, since some argue that compensation induces [...]

Good Questions For Consideration When Considering Clinical Trial Participation

Anything can be a little daunting when we don’t know what we’re getting into. Trying a new sport, going someplace you’ve never been before, or starting a new job—whatever it is, it can make us nervous. Participating in clinical research studies or trials is no different. The thought of taking part in a clinical trial [...]

By |2014-01-14T12:01:32+00:00January 14th, 2014|Participating In a Clinical Trial|0 Comments
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