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Top Reasons Why Healthy Volunteers Participate in Clinical Research

Clinical research is an essential tool the scientific community uses when evaluating specific medical treatments and their effect on the body. Research studies need different types of individuals to participate in them—those who are healthy and others who may have illnesses. There are many reasons to participate in clinical research studies. Here are some of …

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Setting the stage: Fatty liver disease

Setting the Stage: Fatty Liver Disease

When setting a stage, a lot goes into the preparation to make sure everything is just right. The same can be said about most diseases. In this case, the stage is your body. Your lifestyle choices and what you consume could be setting the stage for conditions like fatty liver disease. And that’s a show …

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How serious is a schizophrenia diagnosis?

How Serious is a Schizophrenia Diagnosis?

Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder, and fears about it rarely contain any truth. While it can be serious, a diagnosis of schizophrenia doesn’t mean a life of never-ending worsening symptoms and recurring hospitalizations. It means setting aside the myths that say you can’t get better, embarking on the treatments that have proven you can. Symptoms …

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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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