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If you have heart disease, you may qualify for a research study.

Heart disease studies recruiting. No cost for study-related care.

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Preventing Heart Disease: Watch Your Cholesterol

When too much cholesterol accumulates in the bloodstream, it can build up in the coronary arteries and block the flow of blood to the heart. But cholesterol doesn't have to be a threat.

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AHA News: Opioid Meds Pose Danger to Kidney Disease Patients

Medication options can be limited for people with chronic kidney disease, which is why they often get prescribed opioids to help manage pain. But new research finds that opioids could increase the risk of hospitalization and even death.

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AHA News: Diabetes Remains Dangerous Despite Modern Medicine

Despite medical advances, having diabetes is still linked to a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research shows.

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Obesity and Heart Disease

Want to know your vulnerability to heart disease? Like it or not, one of the best ways to know is to get on the scale. Even a few extra pounds can be hard on your heart.

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Nearly Half of American Adults Have Unhealthy Hearts: Report

Almost half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure, heart disease or a history of stroke, a new report shows.

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AHA: 7 Things That Can Affect the Heart -- And What to Do About Them

Genetics can play a role in cardiovascular health, but so can lifestyle changes. Here are seven factors than can affect the heart and what to do about them.

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Fast Facts for Men (and Women) About High Cholesterol

High cholesterol, a serious risk factor for heart disease, can affect both men and women, and it's common for cholesterol levels to rise with age. But it's often a problem for men earlier in life than for women.

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Some Foods Can Be Cholesterol Fighters

Watching your cholesterol has gotten easier. Even better news -- some foods can bring down your cholesterol level.

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Persistent Cough May Mean See Your Doctor

After suffering through a cold, many people still have a persistent cough -- but why?

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Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease

Research consistently tells you just how important exercise is for health. It can help head off heart disease, stroke, diabetes and many types of cancer, including breast and colon cancers.

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Poop Transplants May Help Ease Painful Colitis

Research suggests that fecal transplants may be effective treatment for ulcerative colitis.

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Results of ClinicalResearch.com community survey for 2018

We surveyed our users at the end of 2018 and here is what we learned!

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Clinical Research Coordinator Spotlight

CRCs are the face of clinical trials – meet Arielle Lapid

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How much do you know about Alzheimer's dementia?

Discover some common early symptoms and signs of Alzheimer's dementia

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Could a vaccine be used to help prevent type 1 diabetes?

Finnish clinical trials to study enterovirus vaccine, to see if it may help prevent type 1 diabetes

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Could multiple sclerosis be on the rise?

Researchers need to learn more about the number of people with multiple sclerosis

Lupus Unmet Needs

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Meeting the unmet needs of SLE

Shaping the future — working to advance the development of biologic therapies

Multiple Sclerosis Unmet Needs

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Meeting the changing unmet needs of multiple sclerosis

Moving from preventing relapse to reducing disability

Diabetes Unmet Needs

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Type 2 diabetes management: more to come in an already busy arena

Exploring new mechanisms of action and a patient-centered approach

Can we get ahead of Alzheimer's disease

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Can we get ahead of Alzheimer's disease?

Potential blood test may help doctors detect Alzheimer’s disease before the damage is done

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Could a new approach for treating lupus be under way?

An antibiotic or vaccine aimed at a gut bacterium suppresses lupus-like autoimmunity in mice

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Drug treatment for NASH may soon become a reality

Pharmaceutical companies are rushing to fill the NASH treatment gap

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Diet and exercise – the cornerstone of NASH disease management

Losing excess weight together with an active lifestyle remains the best way to help NASH patients

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Could a lack of sleep be linked to Alzheimer's disease?

Clinical trials find possible link between sleep disorders and dementia

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Health

Fish oil treatment lowers heart risk in patients with elevated triglycerides.

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Why Your Drink Of Choice Matters

Frequently drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may increase risk of death.

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What's Really In Your Medicine

More than 90 percent of medications contain inactive ingredients that can cause adverse reactions.

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Improving Breast Cancer Prognosis

Researchers say they've discovered a new tool to help predict breast cancer recurrence

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Back Pain Isn't Just An Adult Problem

How many kids are experiencing back pain and why?

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Secondhand Exposure To -E-Cigarette Aerosol

Some parents may not consider vaping at home harmful to children.

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Testosterone and Heart Risk?

Men with high levels of testosterone at increased risk of heart trouble.

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Low-Carb Diets and Heart Health

Low-carb weight loss plans may up risk of common heart rhythm problem.

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Few Seniors Being Assessed For Memory And Thinking Issues

Should cognitive testing be a regular part of your annual physical?

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High Deductible Health Plans and Cancer

Concerns over out-of-pocket costs may delay breast cancer care.

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Social Media and Junk Food Habits

Social media influencers promoting unhealthy snacks may increase kids' junk food intake.

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Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Your Brain

Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol may not improve thinking and memory.

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Work Hours And Mental Health

Many young colon cancer patients initially misdiagnosed.

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Work Hours And Mental Health

Women who work extra-long hours face increased risk of depression.

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Nature and Mental Health

Growing up surrounded by nature may protect your mental health.

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Teen Opioid Use

Teens whose parents misuse opioids are at higher risk of experimenting themselves.

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Football And Head Trauma

Football players who only play the game in HS still at risk for CTE.

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Payments for Research Can Lead to Lies: Study

People who are paid to take part in research may...

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Tree Nuts and Heart Health

A steady diet of tree nuts may lower the risk of heart disease among type 2 diabetics.

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Heart Attack Risk Before 55

Younger women are having more heart attacks than younger men.

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Diet Drinks and Your Health

Artificially sweetened beverages may increase the risk of stroke.

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Chronic Inflammation A Memory Thief?

Chronic inflammation in middle-age may increase risk for cognitive problems later in life.

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What's Love Got To Do With It?

Find out how romantic relationships impact stress and sleep.

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The Importance of Being Physically Fit in Adolescence

Teens who are unfit or obese at increased risk of disability later in life.

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Autism and Sleep Problems

Children with autism spectrum disorder have significantly more sleep problems.

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Adolescent Health Goals

Few kids get the recommended amount of sleep and exercise.

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Education Level and Dementia

Does having a higher level of education help prevent dementia?

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Your Gut and Mental Health

Researchers find a possible link between 2 types of gut bacteria and depression.

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Gender and Brain Age

The female brain stays younger longer.

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Teens and Vaping

Low-risk kids who vape at higher risk to smoke traditional cigarettes.

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'Mindfulness' Might Help Some Conquer Chronic Pain

Instead of popping a painkiller, a little mindful...

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Statins Help the Heart, No Matter What Your Age

Cholesterol-lowering statins are already known to...

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Extreme Exercise and Heart Health

Extreme athletes are not at increased risk of heart disease or death.

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Trampoline Injuries

Are trampoline parks more dangerous than at home trampolines?

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Teens and Dangerous Trends

Symptoms that may predict which teens are likely to engage in dangerous trends.

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The Battle To Eat Health At Work

Food available at work is often high in calories and low in nutrition.

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Benefits and Risks of Aspirin Therapy

Should people with no known heart disease take daily aspirin?

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Neighborhood Impact on Weight

The community you live in may impact your weight and body mass index.

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HPV Vaccine Effective?

HPV Vaccine protects both vaccinated and unvaccinated women against cancer-causing virus.

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Medical Detection Dogs

Specially trained dogs may help diabetes patients control blood sugar levels.

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Are Too Many Kids Still Getting Unnecessary Antibiotics?

Many kids and adults getting antibiotics they don't need.

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Diabetes and Mental Health

Onset diabetes linked to increased hospitalization for mental illness.

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Stem Cell Transplant May Help Some With Aggressive MS

A stem cell transplant may help some people with...

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Nature versus Nurture in Disease and Health

When it comes to disease, which is more powerful genetics or environment?

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Preventing Unwanted Pregnancies

More young women using contraception at start of sexual activity.

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Marijuana and Driving

A high number of marijuana users report driving under the influence.

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Weight and Brain Health

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, linked to brain shrinkage.

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U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

Over the past 25 years, the number of Americans w...

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As Medical Marketing Soars, Is Regulation Needed?

Turn on prime-time TV and you'll likely see a pit...

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Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

The number of women in the United States who are...

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Health Highlights: Jan. 8, 2019

AI Technology Detects Genetic Diseases Using Facial Photos Airliner Crashes, Deaths Rose in 2018 'Sonic Attacks' on U.S. Embassy Staff in Cuba May Have Been Crickets

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Creating a Home Gym on the Cheap

A state-of-the-art home gym might not just be bey...

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A Better Way to Look at Food

A "low-energy-dense food diet" sounds like just a...

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Confusion Over Heart Attack Symptoms?

Women wait longer than men to call for medical help when suffering heart attack symptoms.

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Health Tip: When a Child's Adenoids Act Up

Adenoids are a patch of tissue that are located h...

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Health Tip: Don't Let Travel Inhibit Exercise

Traveling on vacation or for business shouldn't i...

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Trying Whole30 Diet? Watch Out for Weight Regain

Thinking of eating healthier in 2019? Kickstartin...

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'Meaningful' Activities May Mean Healthier Old Age

Older adults who find meaning in their daily acti...

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Radiation Doses From CT Scans Vary Widely

CT scans diagnose many serious conditions and ill...

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Flu Shot Crucial for Those With COPD

If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary...

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Does Alzheimer's Unfold Differently in Black Patients?

Alzheimer's disease may be twice as common in bla...

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Job Insecurity May Take a Toll on Your Heart

Losing a job or taking a big pay cut is hard on m...

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Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work

After having a stroke, heart attack or cardiac ar...

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Why It's Important to Boost Baby's Vocabulary Now

We know that early learning can set up a child fo...

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Suicide Risk Rises Following Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can be tough to take, and a ne...

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Get Smart About Storing Seafood

With concerns about overfishing, it's shocking to...

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Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2019

'Sonic Attacks' on U.S. Embassy Staff in Cuba May Have Been Crickets Swedish Patient Does Not Have Ebola Strong Tobacco Sales Rules May Reduce Teen Smoking: Study

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Cases Of Uterine Cancer Slowly Rising

Too much salt can increase your risk of a common heart arrhythmia.

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Health Tip: Some Cake Decorations Shouldn't Be Eaten

Some decorations sold for use on birthday cakes m...

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Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay

Physical therapy helps people recover from sports...

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Persistent Cough May Mean See Your Doctor

After suffering through a cold, many people still...

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Listen Up! Hearing Loss Tied to Late-Life Depression

Hearing loss among seniors is not always recogniz...

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Flu Widening Its Grip on the United States: CDC

The flu is now spreading throughout the United St...

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As You Age, Alcohol May Be Harder to Handle

Seniors may be more vulnerable to alcoholism, a p...

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Postpartum Opioid Rx May Lead to Persistent Use: Study

New mothers who take opioid painkillers after eit...

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Decoding Newborn's DNA Could Pinpoint Hidden Risks

A program that maps out the genes of newborns has...

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Catching Up on News About Catch-Up Sleep

Missing out on needed sleep can bring a host of h...

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Working Out Your Exercise Schedule

The number of weekly recommended workout sessions...

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Health Highlights: Jan. 4, 2019

Swedish Hospital Patient Might Have Ebola Social Media Tied to Depression in Teens, Especially Girls

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Salt and Heart Health

Too much salt can increase your risk of a common heart arrhythmia.

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Health Tip: Getting the Flu If You Have Cancer

If you have had cancer, you are at a higher risk...

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Health Tip: Care for Your Incision After Surgery

As you recover from surgery, it is important to t...

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Medications That Cause Dangerous Driving

Many older drivers take medications that increase risk of a crash.

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What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In

For many, the start of the new year signals the s...

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Be Alert for Concussions in Young Athletes

With youth winter sports in full swing, it's impo...

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Making Your Child Apologize May Backfire

Forcing children to apologize before they're read...

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How Seniors Can Prevent Hypothermia This Winter

In winter, older adults are at higher risk of los...

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Kidney Disease Risk Tied to Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

People who drink lots of sugar-sweetened drinks m...

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Health Tip: Choose the Right Doctor

When you're looking for a new doctor, find someon...

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