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Depression

Breaking the Silence of Depression

Depression is ranked as one of the most disabling diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, major depressive disorder (MDD) affects more than 16 million adults. With treatment, around 70% of those with clinical depression can improve, often in a matter of weeks. Despite this, about two-thirds of those with depression never seek treatment. Without …

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Brain World Alzheimer's month

World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and for the 5 million Americans living with this disease, the time is now to break the stigma and misinformation. By 2050, the cases of Alzheimer’s are projected to increase to 14 million. There is no time to waste. This September, join with those who have Alzheimer’s or are impacted …

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Diversity in San Antonio: COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Check out this interview of Dr. Sherwyn Schwartz at Endeavor Clinical Trials regarding our mission to unite against COVID-19 in the San Antonio area. At Endeavor Clinical Trials, we’re committed to ensuring those who participate in a clinical trial are as diverse as the community that needs medical treatments, medications, or benefits from the advancement …

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2020 VIPs – Essential Workers

As we close the door on the 6th month since COVID-19 became a household name, it’s hard to believe how much has changed. Since mid-July, new cases continue to trend down, which is great news since the U.S. is inching ever closer to 6 million total cases. California has the highest cases at over 668,000, …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Type 2 diabetes: Under the Microscope

Type 2 Diabetes Under the Microscope

Approximately 35 million Americans are living with diabetes. This chronic condition presents itself in three main types: type 1 (T1D), type 2 (T2D), and gestational. Regardless of which type you have, diabetes means your body has a problem not producing enough insulin or resists its effects. When your body cannot turn sugar (glucose) into the …

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How to Approach Memory Loss Concerns

Occasional memory loss is common as we age. However, memory issues related to dementia can interfere with daily life and be tough for you or your loved one to deal with. How to approach memory loss concerns may be confusing if you don’t know what to look for. Determining whether you should seek help comes …

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