Alzheimer’s Research Update: Is Alzheimer’s Actually Caused by an Infection?

As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we’re covering some of the most provocative Alzheimer’s research in development today.

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What’s Slowing Down COPD Research?

November is COPD Awareness Month, a time that COPD patients, caregivers and organizations promote better COPD treatment and the need for research.

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What Do Volunteers for Research Studies Do?

If you’re interested in participating in a research study for your condition, you may wonder what it’s like to take part. Research studies all have different goals and timelines, but follow the same basic structure.

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For Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Meet an LCA Clinical Trial Navigator

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to band together with the community and ensure that our voices are heard as we push for more research to tackle the number one cancer killer.

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7 Alzheimer’s Facts and Myths for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. While anyone who has a loved one living with Alzheimer’s is very much aware of the disease and its challenges, there are still several myths and misconceptions about Alzheimer’s symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment that you may have heard.

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Diabetes Awareness Month: The Latest in Diabetes Research

National Diabetes Awareness Month is a time to drive awareness of the disease - what it’s like to live with it, what’s the best way to treat it right now, and what research is happening that can give us a glimpse of the future of diabetes treatment and care.

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Diabetes Awareness Month: A Chat With the College Diabetes Network

Today is the first day of National Diabetes Awareness Month, and to mark the occasion, we had a conversation with three college students, Hannah, Julie, and Natali, who started their own chapter of the College Diabetes Network at the College of New Jersey.

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Research Studies: A Story of Art and Healing

Last year, we were privileged to meet Nina Beaty, a New Yorker who was fighting lung cancer. After receiving a diagnosis that typically comes with three to six months to live, she began looking for research studies in which she could take part. She ultimately enrolled in an immunotherapy clinical trial for her small cell lung cancer.

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Volunteering for Research Studies: 15 Questions to Ask

You found a research study that interests you, and you passed the trial’s pre-screening process. Now you’re ready to sign an informed consent form and start the study.

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How to Find and Take Part in Paid Clinical Trials


If you’ve ever looked into participating in a research study, you may know that some studies offer financial compensation. But how do you go about finding paid clinical trials, and are they right for you?

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