July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day occurs every year on July 28th and highlights the need to accelerate the fight against viral hepatitis. This year’s #HepCantWait campaign serves to amplify the voices of the people affected by viral hepatitis. Together with our communities, we call for immediate action to end the stigma and discrimination. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis …

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3 Reasons to Consider Joining a Study for Men's Health Month

3 Reasons to Consider Joining a Study for Men’s Health Month

June kicks off a critical time for men during Men’s Health Month. This initiative serves as a platform to increase awareness of health conditions prevalent in men and what steps to take for early intervention and prevention. Clinical research plays a vital role in advancing care options for these conditions. While there are many ways …

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NASH: The elephant in the room

NASH: The Elephant in the Room

When liver disease comes to mind, many are more familiar with the types that occur in heavy drinkers of alcohol or from hepatitis C. On the contrary, the most common chronic liver condition in Western populations is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD affects people who drink little to no alcohol but face the same …

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The Progression of Liver Disease: Stages and Complications

The Progression of Liver Disease: Stages and Complications

When an organ performs over 500 essential functions, you can understand why our overall health and life depend on it working well. There are over 100 different liver diseases, and each has the potential to damage the liver and interfere with its ability to function correctly. Even though numerous diseases affect the liver, most progressively …

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Kidney/Liver Disease

Do you or someone you love have kidney or liver disease? If so, currently enrolling research studies may be an option in your area.