What Causes Endometriosis?

Understanding Endometriosis According to The Office on Women’s Health, Endometriosis happens when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (womb) grows outside of the uterus. It may affect more than 11% of American women between 15 and 44.1 It is especially common among women in their 30s and…

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Is There a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease On The Way?

Understanding Alzheimers One of the most heartbreaking things someone can go through is watching their loved one suffer from Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, while there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or a…

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Is a cure for Type I diabetes in humans on the way?

Understanding Type I Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar to enter cells to produce energy. The cells in your body need sugar for energy. However, sugar cannot go into most…

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Four Reasons You Should Participate in a Clinical Trial

A clinical trial is an extremely important part of science. It is the final step in a new medication or treatment hitting the market and potentially saving lives. However, about 37 percent of clinical trials don’t enroll enough patients to proceed. In addition, 11 percent fail to enroll even…

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Heartburn/Acid Reflux/GERD Clinical Study

Heartburn/Acid Reflux/GERD Clinical Study There are three million cases of people suffering from Heartburn, Acid Reflux or GERD (which stands for Gastroesophageal reflux disease) every year. Heartburn usually happens to everyone at some point after a particularly fried or spicy meal, however, Heartburn/Acid Reflux/GERD can be a debilitating disease…

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Hip Osteoarthritis

Hip Osteoarthritis Clinical Study Hip Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis of the hip, is a condition that affects more than 3 million people per year. Osteoarthritis occurs when inflammation and injury to a joint cause the breaking down of cartilage tissue. The breakdown of this cartilage tissue causes…

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Fatty Liver/NASH study

Fatty Liver/NASH Clinical Research Study Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition in which fat builds up in your liver. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a type of NAFLD. If you have NASH, you have inflammation and liver cell damage, along with fat in your liver. NAFLD is more…

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Diabetic Gastroparesis study

Diabetic Gastroparesis Clinical Research Study Diabetic Gastroparesis is a disorder affecting people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents (delayed gastric emptying). Gastroparesis affects more than 1.5 million Americans, with approximately 100,000 suffering from a severe form…

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Chlamydia or Gonorrhea Study

Chlamydia or Gonorrhea Clinical Research Study Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted disease, which affects more than 200,000 people per year. It mostly affects women, but men can contract it as well. Left untreated, it can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease or scarring in the reproductive tract, which can…

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alzheimer's study

Alzheimer’s Clinical Research Study Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that affects millions of people. The number is growing and increases every year. In fact, 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined, and is the 6th leading…

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