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Understanding Clinical Research

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Understanding Clinical Research

You hear about the results of clinical research all the time. You’ve probably made a few changes to your behavior—what you eat or how much you exercise—based on some study. Whether you want to understand how to put those news reports in perspective or are thinking of participating in a clinical study yourself, it’s time you learned more about clinical research...

New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

Over the decades, study after study showed how much heavy alcohol drinking is bad for your health – liver disease, of course, heart and kidney disease, mental deterioration, and even cancer. Certainly, the warnings about alcohol intake and pregnancy, sometimes resulting in fetal alcohol syndrome, were obvious enough on general observation...

Qnexa – Combination Weight-Loss Drug Meet Challenges to FDA Approval

 Qnexa – Combination Weight-Loss Drug Meet Challenges to FDA Approval

Vivus Inc has released promising results for their Phase 3 clinical trial CONQUER which was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of their new investigational weight loss drug Qnexa. Despite Qnexa’s promising results, the FDA is fearful of unpredictable and dangerous side effects and has been hesitant to approve many weight loss products, including Qnexa...

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