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decentralized clinical trialsHealth
March 29, 2023

Decentralized Clinical Trials: The Way Forward

Introduction Traditionally, clinical trial activity occurs in person at designated research locations referred to as study sites. Study activities are conducted on-site and in person by a physician called a…
breast eczema treatmentDermatology
March 28, 2023

Breast Eczema: A Common Cause for Itchy Breasts

Introduction Breast Eczema - A rash on the breasts can be frightening and unpleasant. However, itchy breasts are frequently the result of eczema or atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a…
seborrheic dermatitis vs psoriasisDermatology
March 27, 2023

Seborrheic Dermatitis vs Psoriasis: What’s the Difference?

Introduction What is your understanding of Seborrheic Dermatitis vs Psoriasis? Have you ever had either of the two skin conditions? If you have, you must agree with the classic hallmarks…
discoid lupus rashDermatology
March 21, 2023

Insights into Discoid Lupus Rash: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Introduction Lupus is an autoimmune condition mainly affecting the joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, and brain cells. It is a stubborn condition that is difficult to diagnose as its symptoms often…
clinical trial research ethicsHealth
March 1, 2023

Clinical Research Trial Ethics: Exploring Ethics in Clinical Research

What is Clinical Research? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines clinical research as a comprehensive study that tests the safety and efficacy of new treatments and therapies. Clinical research…
phase 4 clinical trialsHealth
February 23, 2023

Phase 4 Clinical Trials: Understanding Phases of Clinical Research

Introduction Clinical trials test new methods of diagnosing, treating or preventing health problems. The goal of these processes is to determine whether a treatment option is both safe and effective.…
spongiotic dermatitisDermatology
February 21, 2023

Spongiotic Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Introduction Spongiotic dermatitis is a type of inflammatory skin condition that causes a buildup of fluid beneath the skin. The extra fluid causes swelling between the skin's cells. It is…
topical calcineurin inhibitors and treating atopic dermatitisDermatology
January 30, 2023

Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors & Treating Atopic Dermatitis

Introduction: Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough patches of skin. Clinical atopic dermatitis presents itself with skin dryness, erythema, oozing and crusting, and…
nummular eczemaDermatology
January 24, 2023

Nummular Eczema: Is It As Scary As It Sounds?

Introduction Ever had red, circular patches on your arms, hands, or legs? And do they itch as well? This could be a flare-up of nummular eczema (NE), a type of…
pressure urticariaDermatology
January 17, 2023

Pressure Urticaria: An Uncommon Condition

Introduction Pressure urticaria is a form of chronic inducible urticaria characterized by the development of deep swellings at pressure points on the skin. It is also called delayed-pressure urticaria or…
benefits of clinical researchHealth
January 9, 2023

Benefits of Clinical Research & The Importance of Clinical Trials

Introduction Clinical trials are an important component of medical research and the foundation of all medical advances. The potential benefits of clinical research are numerous. This ranges from gaining access…
exercise induced urticariaDermatology
December 23, 2022

What Happens When You Have Exercise-induced Urticaria?

Introduction At the gym, you might hear about an athlete who is "allergic to their own sweat." Most likely, it is not perspiration causing the rash, but rather the body's…
stress rash treatmentDermatology
December 19, 2022

Stress Rash: How Stressful Is It?

Overview: Stress is one of the leading causes of many underlying medical conditions. Excessive stress, when left unattended puts one under severe physical and mental health issues that reflect in…
urticaria multiformeDermatology
December 16, 2022

Urticaria Multiforme: A Benign Rash

Overview: Urticaria is a common skin condition that is also popular as Hives. It commonly presents as pruritic, raised, erythematous plaques, with pallor and lesions of varying size and shapes.…
national healthy skin monthHealth
November 15, 2022

National Healthy Skin Month: Time to Outshine

Overview: November is celebrated as National Healthy Skin Month. The premise of celebrating this month is to create awareness, educate and help people understand the importance of healthy skin. Your…
scleroderma and life expectancyDermatology
November 8, 2022

Scleroderma And Life Expectancy: All You Need To Know

Overview: Scleroderma life expectancy - Systemic sclerosis usually referred to as scleroderma, is a collection of uncommon disorders that cause the skin to tighten and stiffen. Scleroderma is frequently labeled…
hipaa’s protections for health information used for research purposesHealth
October 31, 2022


Overview: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act were enacted in 1996 to ensure patient's safety and welfare. It is a law created to ensure the protection of patients' health information…
ethical issues In clinical trialsHealth
October 11, 2022

Dissecting Ethical Issues In Clinical Trials

Overview - Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials: Ethical Issues In Clinical Trials - With the advancement in science and technology, research has reached new heights, revealing things that are beneficial…
postpartum hivesDermatology
October 10, 2022

About Postpartum Hives and Its Management

Introduction: New mothers are so preoccupied with taking care of their infants that they often neglect their own needs. Unfortunately, the hormonal changes that occur after giving birth make it…
increase clinical trial diversityHealth
October 6, 2022

Power of Diversity in Clinical Trial Recruitment

Introduction: Race, age, gender, and ethnicity can influence how people react to the same medicine or vaccine. This is why it is critical to have increase Clinical Trial diversity. The…
is asthma an autoimmune diseaseHealth
October 4, 2022

Is Asthma An Autoimmune Disease? Frequently Asked Question

Overview - Is Asthma An Autoimmune Disease: Frequent breathlessness and coughing can take a toll on one’s well-being. This could be an indication of Asthma. Is Asthma An Autoimmune Disease?…
clinical research assistantHealth
September 30, 2022

Clinical Research Assistant: Pillar of Clinical Research

Overview: Medical research relies heavily on Clinical Trials and for running successful Clinical Trials, a team of diverse and skilled professionals is a must. A Clinical Research Assistant is an…
permissive hypertensionHealth
September 20, 2022

Permissive Hypertension: Guide to Ischemic Stroke Recovery

Introduction: An ischemic stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply to certain parts of the brain is cut off or reduced, preventing brain tissue from receiving…
alzheimer-event at birmingham art fairHealth
September 7, 2022

Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Screening: Birmingham Art Fair

"Health screenings for the body give us peace of mind, so why not keep a check on our brain health? Visit us at Birmingham Art Fair 2022 for Brain Health…
good clinical practiceHealth
September 2, 2022

What is Good Clinical Practice in Research?

Introduction to Good Clinical Practice: Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is the international ethical, scientific, and practical standard by which all clinical research is conducted. Everyone involved in research must be…
copd in nonsmokersHealth
August 31, 2022

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Nonsmokers

Overview: Smoking is invariably deemed to be linked with COPD, a debilitating respiratory disorder. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is an umbrella term for two respiratory diseases — Emphysema and…
asthma exacerbation treatmentHealth
August 22, 2022

Asthma Exacerbation Treatment & Management

Introduction: Asthma Exacerbation Treatment: Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that affects the airways. It is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but it can also affect…
psoriasis awareness monthDermatology
August 16, 2022

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Delving Into Its Symptoms & Impact

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Introduction  Have you ever experienced a rash that is persistent, itchy, and painful? Various skin conditions present as rash and are painful. However, certain distinct features help…
highest paid clinical trials near youHealth
August 12, 2022

Highest Paid Clinical Trials Near You & Scientific Discoveries

Introduction: You might question, why should I try something that researchers are unsure will work or why should you participate in Highest Paid Clinical Trials Near You? That is a…
asthma vs copdHealth
August 5, 2022

Asthma vs COPD: What’s the Confusion Between the Two?

Overview: Asthma vs COPD: The most common types of lung disease are Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Both cause swelling in your airways, making it difficult to breathe.…
eczema flare upsDermatology
July 27, 2022

All You Need To Know: What Causes Eczema Flare-ups?

Overview of Eczema: Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a skin condition in which the skin becomes inflamed, red, and scaly. It is a painful chronic condition, and eczema…
prurigo nodularis treatmentDermatology
July 20, 2022

Prurigo Nodularis: Treatment, Foods to Avoid & More

Overview Prurigo Nodularis (PN) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by a highly itchy, symmetrically distributed rash throughout the arms, legs, upper back, and/or abdomen. The itch…
Lupus rash vs RosaceaDermatology
July 7, 2022

Lupus rash vs Rosacea: The True Cause of Facial Redness

Overview: Do you suffer from facial redness? If this is the case, you may be suffering from a certain skin condition. Both rosacea and lupus can result in a red…
July 1, 2022

Rosacea Treatment & More: Everything You Need to Know

Overview: Do you experience your cheeks blushing very often for no apparent reason? This might be Rosacea. It is a common skin condition that presents as blushing or flushing and visible…
Men's health monthHealth
June 28, 2022

Men’s Health and Cardiovascular Risks — Men’s Heart Matters!

Bringing Awareness To Men’s Health Issues During Men’s Health Month. The Goal of Men's Health Month: Did you know that men die nearly five years earlier than women? One of…
ann arbor art fair 2022Health
June 22, 2022

Ann Arbor Art Fair 2022: Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Screening Event

Overview: Brain health is the foundation of a flourishing life at each age, which carries an impact on your personal and professional lives, and individual feelings of joy and contentment.…
post herpetic neuralgia treatmentDermatology
June 17, 2022

Post-herpetic Neuralgia – An Unpleasant Reminder of Shingles!

Overview Post-herpetic neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that develops after Shingles (herpes zoster virus) has cleared. It is a debilitating and distressing condition that can hurt a person's physical,…
volunteer in paid research studiesFor Patient
June 13, 2022

Why Should I Volunteer In Paid Research Studies?

Overview: Clinical Trials are studies performed as a part of research to test or study the effectiveness of a medical, behavioral, or surgical intervention. It is the fundamental practice of…
does asthma go awayHealth
June 7, 2022

Does Asthma Go Away? Combat Indoor Allergens and Triggers

Overview Allergies and asthma are two very different disorders. However, you may notice that they are frequently brought up together. Here’s a good explanation for this symbiotic relationship. Allergens that…
are hives contagiousDermatology
June 3, 2022

Are Hives Contagious? Your Guide To Managing Chronic Hives

Overview Papular Urticaria also typically known as Hives, Weals, or Nettle Rash is a common skin condition that presents as a raised red rash on the skin, which is extremely…
You’re Guide to Living with EczemaDermatology
May 25, 2022

Papular Eczema: A Comprehensive Guide to Living with More Than Just an Itch

Introduction Papular Eczema or Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin condition in which the skin becomes inflamed, red, and scaly. It is a painful chronic condition…
Alzheimer's researchInternal medicine
April 27, 2022

Untangling the Details: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's research Alzheimer’s Research: Delving Into The Cause of Degeneration  Alzheimer's is a degenerative brain disorder that is characterized by the accumulation of proteins in the brain that slowly results…
Psoriasis in menDermatology
March 25, 2022


INTRODUCTION Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by red patches, flaky skin causing itching. Despite popular opinion, psoriasis is slightly more common in men than in women. Although Psoriasis…
Diabetes Awareness MonthFor PatientInternal medicine
October 26, 2021

National Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report on Diabetes Awareness Month, 34.5 million Americans suffer from diabetes while more than 7 million of them remain unaware of their condition. Living…
Diabetic Nerve PainInternal medicine
October 26, 2021

6 Symptoms of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy & What to Do About It?

According to the 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report, 34.2 million Americans, that is 1 in every 10 people, have diabetes. Around 60 to 70% of diabetics suffer from some form…
Clinical TrialsFor Patient
March 4, 2021

Clinical Trials: What Patients Need To Know?

Every progress we make against disease is because of research studies. Clinical research trials help doctors and scientists understand what treatment works best and if it’s safe or not. Choosing…