Articles tagged with: Clinical Trials

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Virtually all the modern medical miracles we know today began their road to routine practice through clinical trials. This includes vaccinations for flu, measles, and polio; cancer treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy; drugs to treat HIV, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as common antibiotics that are used to treat a variety of infections.

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

Like many vitamins, vitamin D is versatile. It has long been associated with bone development, but severe deficiency can result in diseases, such as rickets. Recent studies found some correlation between vitamin D levels and cardiovascular health, the development of multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis infection and now pre-menopausal breast cancer. Researchers at the San Diego School of Medicine of the University of California have found that low levels of serum (blood) vitamin D are associated with a crucial period of tumor formation for breast cancer.

New Medical Guidelines for Egg Freezing Affect Future Pregnancies

New Medical Guidelines for Egg Freezing Affect Future Pregnancies

It has a non-memorable technical name – oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing – and there are new clinics springing up worldwide offering their services. One ad reads, “Freeze your eggs – The nation’s egg freezing leader.” They’re not talking about chicken eggs...

[12 3 4 5  >>