Clinical Trial Lingo: Blind, Phase, Placebos

The possibility that a treatment results occur by chance alone is not an acceptable answer when it comes to patient care, which is why clinical trials and research have become an essential factor in finding the best treatment for the patient. Classed within four phases, clinical trials can provide statistically significant answers to specific health […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Clinical Trials

Daytona Beach News Journal Research participation fuels treatment evolution. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic progressive inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune disease. When inflammation occurs, chemical mediators are released from cells and joint tissues. This process can damage cartilage, bone and ligament and cause joint deformities and function impairment. Until the last few years, strategic RA […]

Clinical Studies: Finding Ground-Breaking Treatment

Have you ever seen advertisements offering you testing and treatment in exchange for your participation?  Has your physician suggested an upcoming study? A common reaction is “No way, why should I be a guinea pig?”  The truth is, that thanks to millions of patients who have volunteered for clinical trials, countless others, unresponsive to current available treatment, […]