Clinical Trial Info


Recognizing the Early Signs of Anemia (February 9, 2017)

Anemia (an inadequate supply of red blood cells) can cause symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and dizziness. Other possible signs of this condition include rapid heartbeat, chest pain, difficulty... Continue Reading

Aimed Alliance Releases Poll Showing Americans Want Health Insurers To Stop Interfering with Their Treatment (January 4, 2017)

The Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine (Aimed Alliance) released the results of a poll showing that Americans value innovative treatments, are willing to pay more for them, and do not... Continue Reading

10 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk (January 1, 2017)

There is no magic pill for preventing cancer, but if you want to reduce your risk of developing the disease, there is something you can do: change your habits. That’s right—your habits have a lot to... Continue Reading

How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain (December 20, 2016)

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this joyous time of year is a lot less merry for those suffering from chronic bad backs, migraines, arthritis... Continue Reading

Duration of Blood Storage Does Not Affect Outcomes for Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions (December 1, 2016)

The length of time that blood is stored prior to a blood transfusion, within normal ranges, does not appear to affect mortality among patients requiring transfusions. These results were recently published... Continue Reading

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer (November 28, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab) for the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. Specifically,  the indication is... Continue Reading

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Common than Previously Thought (November 8, 2016)

A recent report reveals that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), effect an estimated 3.1 million (1.3%) U.S. adults.  This is an increase... Continue Reading

CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season (September 22, 2016)

With the start of a new school year and the approaching winter, it’s time to get informed about the most critical information regarding the 2016/17 influenza vaccines and CDC’s vaccination recommendations. The... Continue Reading

Could a Vaccine Have Prevented Hilary Clinton’s Pneumonia? (September 13, 2016)

It depends: there are many kinds of pneumonia, some of which are preventable, especially in older individuals. Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi and is more common... Continue Reading

Genetic Testing Before Pregnancy Should Be as Common as Taking Folic Acid (September 1, 2016)

By Shivani Nazareth The very first time I had to tell a patient that she was at 25 percent risk of having a baby with cystic fibrosis, she was already 16 weeks pregnant. Only a few months prior, I had... Continue Reading

Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Habits (August 26, 2016)

By Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD Getting Regular Sleep Isn’t Easy. Work demands, worries about finances or family, or a busy schedule can push back your bedtime. According to a re­cent nationwide study... Continue Reading

For a Healthy Heart, #GoRedGetFit (August 26, 2016)

A social media initiative aims to educate and inspire positive change in diet and exercise habits and to promote heart health among multicultural women. By Diana Price For renowned personal trainer and... Continue Reading

Getting Started With Yoga (August 26, 2016)

New to yoga? Roll out your mat with confidence by putting these 12 tips into practice. By Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT 500 While yoga offers a plethora of research-supported physiological and psychological... Continue Reading

Pracinostat Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for Treatment in Combination with Azacitidine of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (August 9, 2016)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the investigational drug Pracinostat in combination with azacitidine for the treatment of elderly patients with... Continue Reading

Cooking with Seasonal Fruit (August 3, 2016)

A new cookbook offers inspired desserts that highlight seasonal fruits. Seasonal, farm-to-table recipes abound today, as home cooks and restaurant chefs continue to highlight the taste and beauty of fruits... Continue Reading

Making Sense of Eating Well (August 3, 2016)

With a bit of background and some clear strategies, good nutrition need not be that complicated. By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Books about eating and dieting dominate the bestseller list year-round. Many... Continue Reading

6 Steps for Simple Meal Planning (July 29, 2016)

Planning ahead will allow you to reap the benefits of healthier and less expensive home-cooked meals. By Heidi Reichenberger McIndoo, MS, RD, LDN If you are scrambling to get dinner on the table every... Continue Reading

Loxo Oncology Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for LOXO-101 (July 19, 2016)

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Continue Reading

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