Become a Changemaker: How Volunteering for Clinical Trials Shapes the Future of Medicine

Clinical trials are the backbone of medical progress. Every new drug, innovative therapy, and life-saving device starts with the dedication of research volunteers. By volunteering for a clinical trial, you’re not just potentially helping yourself, you’re playing a crucial role in shaping the future of healthcare for everyone.   Why Clinical Trials Matter Clinical trials …

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Decoding the Role of Placebos in Clinical Trials: Impacts on Participants read more in our blog

A Closer Look At Placebos & Their Impact on Participants

Clinical trials are the backbone of medical research, paving the way for groundbreaking treatments and therapies. Among the various elements of a clinical trial, one often misunderstood aspect is the placebo. These innocuous substances play a significant role in shaping trial outcomes and influencing participants’ experiences. In this blog, we’ll unravel the purpose of placebos …

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Bone and Joint Health Action Week: Join the Movement for Stronger Knees

From October 12th to October 20th, people around the world will unite for Bone and Joint Health Action Week, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy bones and joints. This week serves as a reminder that our bone and joint health significantly impacts our overall well-being. Let’s dive into …

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The Link Between Weight and Diabetes: Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Matters

In recent years, the prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing worldwide. While various factors contribute to this alarming trend, one significant risk factor stands out: being overweight or obese. The relationship between weight and diabetes is undeniable, and understanding how excess weight can lead to diabetes is crucial. In this blog post, we will …

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Why participate in clinical trials? Here's 5 reasons why!

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Clinical Trials

A difficult health diagnosis can be scary, so why not explore all available options? As we move into 2023, more and more people are turning to clinical trials as part of their healthcare journey. Read our latest blog, where we’ll discuss 5 reasons why you should consider clinical trials in the new year! Benefits of …

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Addressing early onset Alzheimer's

Early Onset Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disease where proteins build up in the brain to form structures that cause brain cells to die. In turn, these plaques or “tangles” affect the functions controlled by the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent in people after the age of 65. However, early onset or “younger onset” Alzheimer’s is when symptoms …

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Understanding the gender differences in Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding Gender Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease

According to current figures for 2022, about 6.5 million people in the U.S. over 65 are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Out of these, 6.5 million women are disproportionally affected by this disease, with almost two-thirds of all Alzheimer’s patients being females. Understanding the gender differences in Alzheimer’s disease involves several factors. Keep reading to learn …

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Essential tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Essential Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caregivers are essential to the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s. When so much seems out of our control, your compassion and love guide them through this transition with dignity and grace. Though your contributions are priceless, they can take a toll on a caregiver’s emotional and physical well-being without the right tools. With some …

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Keeping the Brain Sharp

Keeping the Brain Sharp: How Memory Games Can Help with Alzheimer’s

The saying goes: if you don’t use it, you lose it. Keeping your brain sharp with games, activities, and learning new things helps tremendously reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. When you regularly stimulate your brain, it’s like exercise for your brain and helps it stay healthy for longer. How to Exercise Your Brain Currently, …

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Alzheimer’s: Getting to the Heart of Prevention

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive form of dementia that causes the cells in the brain and their connections to deteriorate. Anyone can get Alzheimer’s, though family history and other factors increase your risk. Since its discovery, we’ve learned a great deal of information about Alzheimer’s. Most notably, we are learning what we can do …

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