Clinical trials are needed to help us improve how we fight diseases

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Diabetes Diagnosis

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First Steps After a Diabetes Diagnosis

When you're diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor is likely to start you on a program to lower blood sugar and help insulin work more efficiently...

Caring Doctor

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Caring Doctors Can Be Life-Changing for Diabetic Patients

A kind, understanding doctor could spell the difference between life or death for diabetes patients, a new study suggests.

elderly woman with arthritis pain

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Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Show Up Long Before Diagnosis

Difficulties with daily activities such as dressing, walking and eating can be seen in rheumatoid arthritis patients a year or two before they're diagnosed, a new study shows...

elderly woman with hand pain

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Is Your Hand Pain Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?

You use your hands nearly every minute of the day, so any time they hurt it's important to find out why.

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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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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.

healthy cholesterol lowering foods

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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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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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Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

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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

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 multiple sclerosis be on the rise?

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

NASH diet and exercise

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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

NASH drug treatment

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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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Researchers believe there may be 5 types of diabetes

Could a more personalized treatment plan be needed?

Lack of sleep linked to Alzheimer's

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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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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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How much do you know about Alzheimer's dementia?

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

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Is Drinking Milk Good Or Bad For Your Health?

Drinking low-fat milk may show down your biological clock.

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Treating Overactive Bladder In Men

Combining behavioral therapy with medication reduces urinary frequency in men with overactive bladder.

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Cancer Cases On The Rise In Workers Who Responded To The World Trade Center Attack.

And for the first time leukemia incidence increases significantly, researchers say.

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Anxiety Does Not Need To Be A Lifelong Battle.

Researchers say full recovery from anxiety disorders is possible.

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Tea Drinkers May Live Longer

Enjoying green tea regularly may lower the risk of heart disease and death.

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New Evidence That Sleep Loss May Have Detrimental Effects On Brain Health

A bad night's sleep may increase levels of an Alzheimer's biomarker.

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Alcohol-Related Deaths On The Rise Especially Among Women

Nearly 1 million alcohol-related deaths recorded in US from 1999 to 2017.

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Low 'T' And Sexual Function

Men with age-related low testosterone should only be given hormone treatment for sexual dysfunction.

About clinical trials

Clinical research is the study of health and illness in people. Clinical research is how we develop new treatments and gather knowledge for better health and medical care. A clinical trial is a research study involving human participants.

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How can I get involved in clinical trials?

Search this site for IQVIA-managed clinical trials. Also, download questions to ask when you first contact a trial doctor to inquire about a clinical trial.

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