Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks

What these blocks can do for low back pain and who is a good candidate. The lumbar part of the spine is located on the lower part of the back and contains five vertebrae. Also in this area are medial branch nerves, which transmit pain signals from the lumbar area to the brain. What can [...]

By |2023-07-24T04:14:34+00:00October 12th, 2022|Current Clinical Trails, Pain|5 Comments

Human Clinical Trials Begin For Zika Virus Vaccine

Clinical trials are vital for the progression of medical science, and for improving the wellbeing of humanity, and right now that is especially clear as researchers fight against Zika. The FDA recently approved the first human clinical trial for a Zika virus vaccine. Called GLS-5700, the vaccine will be given to 40 healthy people in [...]

By |2016-07-21T14:13:57+00:00July 21st, 2016|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

The Grinch Who Joined the Who-Ville Clinical Study

We love the very important messages and funny creativity of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. It teaches young and old about the importance of doing things for the right reasons, and about the real reasons for the season. It also teaches a lesson about not judging things to quickly. Like the Grinch dismissed participating in [...]

By |2023-07-24T04:10:26+00:00December 14th, 2015|Current Clinical Trails|0 Comments

Finding Good Representation In Clinical Trials

New research suggests lower income individuals are less likely to participate in clinical trials. Any researcher understands the difficulty of finding the best representation of the general population for their study. Some segments of the general population are in fact less likely to participate, new research shows, which can influence the quality of research and [...]

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

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|1 Comment

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
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