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

Here you can learn about clinical trials and what new hope is on the horizon. Check out the articles below and find clinical trials you may be able to take part in.

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How Sleep Woes May Strain Your Heart

If you spend a lot of nights watching the clock instead of sleeping, new research suggests you may need to be as concerned about your heart health as you are about lost shut-eye.

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What is Parkinson's disease?

We all lose brain cells as we age -- and most of them aren't really missed. But when the wrong cells stop doing their job, a person can become seriously ill.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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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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

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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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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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Second Wave Of The Flu

Kids being hit harder this year, CDC says.

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Common Tech-Related Injuries

Do you have swiper's thumb or text neck?

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Are Your Sitting Habits Increasing Your Risk Of Diabetes and Heart Disease?

Older women are sitting 8.5 to 9 hours per day throwing off their insulin levels and BMI.

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Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research

Women remain underrepresented in heart disease re...

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What Is Toxic Masculinity?

And how does it impact the mental health of men?

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Pregnancy And Paraben Exposure

Artificial preservatives used in many consumer products linked to childhood weight problems.

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Sharing The Love On Valentine's Day And Every Other Day

10 tips to show your kids unconditional love and support.

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Defining Early Puberty In Girls

The age of breast development declined significantly over the past 4 decades.

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Teens And Sexual Identity

More high schoolers are identifying as sexual minorities.

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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