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Alzheimer’s Gender Disparity: Age, Depression and Caregiver Burden

There are certain conditions that are known to impact one gender or the other more prominently, and a good example is Alzheimer’s disease. Of over 6 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s dementia, almost a full two-thirds are women, with barely one third men. At AGA Clinical Trials, Alzheimer’s disease is just one of the new…

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Resistant Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment

In parts one and two of this multi-part blog series, we've gone over a number of details to be aware of when it comes to resistant hypertension. This condition, which refers to high blood pressure that is not responding to various forms of medical treatment, presents significant health risks to people who deal with it,...
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Resistant Hypertension Trials: Limited Knowledge on Causes

In part one of this multi-part blog series, we went over some basics on a common condition known as resistant hypertension. Resistant hypertension refers to an aggressive form of high blood pressure, one that hasn't responded to treatment, and it's an area where, while we have some treatments available, the medical world is still looking...
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Resistant Hypertension Trials: Basics on the Condition

We’re always in the process of adding new clinical studies to our program at AGA Clinical Trials, including common conditions impacting many people today, and a good example is our new resistant hypertension studies that we’re just beginning. Resistant hypertension is a particularly worrisome form of high blood pressure that impacts a number of Americans, but…

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Miami Alzheimer’s Clinical Research: Prevention and Quality of Life

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics and designations for clinical studies centered around Alzheimer’s disease. This harmful disease, which mostly affects older people and is known for its impact on memory and other cognitive areas, is the single most common cause of dementia – but also one that...
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Alzheimer’s Clinical Research: Treatment and Diagnostics

Clinical research trials are often targeted specifically at finding treatments, diagnosis methods or other important information about specific diseases or conditions, and one example here is Alzheimer’s disease. This harmful condition, which is known to affect older adults primarily and leads to several memory issues and often related health concerns, is the most common cause...
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Moderna Vaccine Trials: Safety and Authorization

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on the clinical trials used for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. As one of the most publicized vaccine efforts in human history, there was naturally a lot of attention on this and the Pfizer vaccine as they made their way to market – but the...
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Moderna Vaccine Trials: Basics, Demographics, Summary

Some clinical trials get much more publicity than others, and for very understandable reasons, trials for various COVID-19 vaccines throughout 2020 and into 2021 received enormous attention. Worldwide efforts toward a vaccine for this novel virus were unprecedented, and the result was the creation of multiple effective vaccines in a very short period of time,...
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Impact of Gender Gaps in Alcohol Abuse on Clinical Trials

Recently in this space, we went over some challenges facing the clinical trial world in terms of sex and gender disparities in clinical research. Despite efforts in this area over the last several years, the reality still exists that women are often underrepresented in both preclinical and early-phase clinical trials, and more work needs to…

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Addressing Sex-Gender Disparities in Trial Recruitment

There are certain challenges the clinical trial industry as a whole is still working to overcome, and one of these is sex and gender disparities in clinical research trial enrollment. There has been significant research into this effect over the years, with the industry accepting that the disparity between males and females in trial recruitment...
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