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Patients vs. Professionals: Why Are CenterWatch Clinical Trials Important?

The evolution of medicine has been on a fast pace incline and clinical trials have an essential part in that. Development of new treatments, medications and procedures help patients worldwide in ways never thought of as possible premodern medicine. But why exactly are Centerwatch clinical trial listing services so important?

 
For patients
 

Clinical trials, while controversial, have […]

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Dialysis Research: Types of Dialysis and How they are Performed

The kidneys’ primary function is to remove body waste and excess water from the body. But when the kidneys fail, dialysis performs the function of the kidneys.

Dialysis is a treatment with the aid of a machine to purify the blood in the body. This type of treatment is only an option when the kidneys only […]

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How Does COVID-19 Affect Clinical Research Organizations?

For a lot of us, it’s already hard to remember life before COVID-19 happened. In the blink of an eye, the world was changed forever by the pandemic that continues to wreak havoc around the world.

 

After being declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization at the beginning of the […]

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Phase 1 Clinical Trials and How They’ve Changed

There are research studies for the testing of treatment on humans and phase 1 clinical trials are the second of five phases. They are intended to find out if a drug or procedure is safe for humans. But before going to phase 1, a drug must be tested extensively in the lab on disease cells.

 
The […]

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Why is Clinical Research Necessary in Nephrology?

It’s a cold, hard truth: chronic kidney disease kills more people than breast cancer or prostate cancer every year. In fact, the statistics are so alarming that medical experts now consider it an under-recognized public health crisis that affects 1 in 7 American adults or at least 37 million people. That’s 15% of the total […]

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Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis Care in Asian Countries

Asia is reported to have the highest rate of Chronic Kidney Disease in the world. In 2016, CKD was to be one of the leading causes of death in Asian countries.

The Philippines has seen a growth of dialysis patients for about 400% in the past 10 years and in fact, is one of the top […]

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The Importance of Clinical Trials for Innovation

We are all aware of the challenges the world is facing today. COVID19, Ebola virus, and Bubonic plague have contributed to fear and uncertainty felt by the majority of the population worldwide. The continued confirmed positive cases of COVID19 and mortality rate in the international community prompted scientists and pharmaceuticals to search for a cure. […]

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Clinical Trials: Can They Improve Outcomes for Patients?

One in three adults suffers from multiple chronic conditions and more than 60% of all deaths around the world are due to chronic disease. These can include stroke, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory disease.

People are dying from medical conditions that have long been studied in the field of medicine. This is why there […]

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Patient Concerns that Arise During Dialysis

A lot of people in the United States suffer from kidney failure. According to the United States Renal Data Service 2015 Annual Data Report, it’s about 661,000 Americans. Of this, 468,000 are on dialysis while 193,000 live with a transplanted kidney.

The number of dialysis patients is significantly higher than kidney transplant recipients for obvious reasons. […]

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Clinical Trials: Separating the Myths from the Facts

The medical world is no stranger to skeptics. Every new study, discovery and clinical trial has not been free of scrutiny.

 

But for the most part, these myths are well, just myths, but they can still affect someone’s decision to participate in a study that’s aimed at making healthcare better.

 

 
Here, we separate the myths from the […]

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