Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a serious disease affecting the joints and bones. It is classified as an autoimmune disease which is a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks the body’s joints, linings, and cartilage. This causes swelling, inflammation, and pain and can reduce a person’s mobility and cause loss of function. Early diagnosis … Continue reading “Qualifying for a Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trial”

Clostridium Difficile, or C-Diff as it is generally called, is a common bacteria present all around us that can infect a person’s intestines. If left untreated, severe inflammation, diarrhea, and other symptoms can develop. Although medical trials are underway to test C-Diff vaccines, there is no currently licensed vaccine available. Those individuals most susceptible to … Continue reading “Clostridium Difficile: What is it and Can I Participate in C-Diff Medical Trials?”

Living with RA (rheumatoid arthritis) can be painful. Inflammation of the joints can flare up without warning, hampering in normal lifestyle, not to mention suffering from the discomfort. At DM Clinical Research, we are dedicated to conducting rheumatoid arthritis clinical trials focused on treatments that promise to bring new drugs and RA management to the … Continue reading “Living with RA and the Importance of Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials”

Medical research studies may be one of the most important phases in the development of new drugs and medical treatments. These trials, conducted following extensive laboratory testing, involve treating patients using the new drugs or technologies to gather research data showing the effectiveness of the new approaches. Trials are conducted throughout the United States and … Continue reading “DM Clinical Research – A Leader in Medical Research Studies”

Every medical research trial is governed by a strict protocol which dictates the exact procedures both patients and researchers must follow as they carry out the testing. Nevertheless, general pre-trial and evaluation steps are roughly the same regardless of which trial is being considered. These basic steps ensure that trial participants both understand all aspects … Continue reading “What Can I Expect if I Join a Clinical Research Trial?”

  You think you may be a candidate for a clinical research trial, but you’re not sure what’s involved or how you can participate. You have questions like, ‘If I do get involved what exactly should I expect?’ ‘How is a clinical research trial managed and do I receive any benefits?’ DM Clinical Research Center … Continue reading “WHAT’S INVOLVED IN A CLINICAL RESEARCH TRIAL”

Anytime you have trouble breathing, it can be annoying. When you have a serious challenge catching your breath, it can be frightening. Some chronic bronchitis symptoms may have you wondering whether or not you will live to see tomorrow. Knowing what they are, taking the proper precautions and, above all, staying calm will help allay … Continue reading “Chronic Bronchitis Symptoms that Could Scare You”

Participants enroll in clinical trials for a variety of personal and philanthropic reasons. A clinical trial can provide new and beneficial knowledge for diagnosing or treating medical conditions, as well as knowledge relating to prevention. Whether you are a healthy person or a medical patient, gaining necessary information before agreeing to any level of participation … Continue reading “4 Questions to Ask Before a Diabetes Clinical Trial”

How do you know if a rheumatoid arthritis clinical research trial is the right step for you? There are several things you should keep in mind before you consent to being part of a clinical research trial. Once you have considered all your options and discussed them with your medical team, the time may be … Continue reading “Is Being Part of a Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Research Trial Worth the Risk?”

COPD signs and symptoms might not surprise you. The thing that will surprise you, unfortunately, is how advanced the disease can be before those signs and symptoms show up. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that constricts and obstructs the air that flows in and out from the lungs. This … Continue reading “COPD Signs and Symptoms”