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Have you been practicing these healthy habits for your liver health?

Healthy Habits for Liver Health

Keeping your liver healthy isn’t much different from taking care of your overall health. Staying active, maintaining a healthy weight, and managing chronic conditions are a few recommended changes. The liver plays a significant role in the metabolism of what we consume. Therefore, diet is an integral part of healthy habits everyone should practice for …

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I have fatty liver disease, now what?

I Have Fatty Liver Disease, Now What?

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing issue of epidemic proportions in America. The term covers a range of conditions that result in the excess fat build-up in the liver where little to no alcohol is involved. NAFLD is the most chronic liver condition in the U.S., affecting a quarter of the world’s population. …

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Know the signs of liver disease

Know the Signs: Liver Disease

A disease is a disruption in the normal function or structure of an organism. For instance, liver disease is an umbrella term covering many conditions that can ultimately affect the proper functions of the liver. Most of these conditions follow a similar path of progression and destruction of liver cells, thus benefitting from like-minded prevention …

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Pain is only the beginning with bunions

Pain is Only the Beginning with Bunions

Bunions form when the bone and joint in the big toe shift out of alignment from years of abnormal motion and pressure. They run in families and can be the result of ill-fitting shoes and other medical conditions. Regardless of the cause, without treatment, they will worsen over time. Bunions are more than a cosmetic …

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Improve your health through clinical research. Learn more about severe liver disease

Severe Liver Disease: Why a Research Study May Help

There are over 100 types of liver disease caused by viruses, genetics, obesity, and more. However, most cause damage to the liver and progress in similar ways regardless of the underlying condition. As the disease progresses and damages the liver. Over time, it begins to lose the ability to perform its vital functions. When severe liver disease …

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Schizophrenia myths and misconceptions

Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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A bone to pick about bunions, the toe-tal truth in our blog

A Bone to Pick About Bunions

Hallux vagus sounds like a spell from Harry Potter, but it is the medical term for bunions. Bunions are growths that change the foot structure, causing severe pain in many cases. You may have a bone to pick about your bunions, but how they are caused may surprise you. A Toe Under Pressure Bunions slowly …

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The fighting power of the kidneys. Read more in our recent blog! Boxing gloves shaped like kidneys

The Fighting Power of the Kidneys

The kidneys are two fist-sized organs located around the lower back. They are responsible for producing more than urine and are essential to the overall health of the body. Let’s take a look at the fighting power of the kidneys. How the Kidneys Fight for your Health The kidneys’ job is to remove the possible …

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Healthy habits every senior should know, blog, clinical research volunteers over 60

Healthy Habits Every Senior Should Have

A lot of changes come with getting older. To age healthily, there are habits every senior should have. Here are some ways you can maintain a healthy life over 60 and beyond. Diet Our digestive system slows down as we age. Understandably, high-fiber foods become vital. Examples are whole-grain breads, cereals, beans, unsalted nuts, and …

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