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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Posted on June 15, 2020 in General

Past, Present and Future of Osteoarthritis Cartilage – a word most of us have heard, but what is it? Cartilage is the smooth, glossy cushion on the end of the bones that make up our knees. Cartilage is made up of proteins (primarily collagen) that gives it strength and resilience, which functions as a shock […]

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What are the Different Phases of Research?

Posted on April 28, 2020 in General

Clinical trials are conducted to collect information and data to find out if a specific drug or device is safe and effective. There are several phases of of research that are part of the approval process before the drug or device can be used by the general public. The first steps in research is developing […]

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Biometric Screening

Posted on April 13, 2020 in General

Have you heard the term biometric screening before? Now you have, and it might be in your best interest to schedule one of these screenings soon.

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How Vaccines Work

Posted on February 25, 2020 in General

Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy, by reducing the risk of infection. Read more on understanding vaccines and how they work.

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Migraines: The Lowdown

Posted on February 14, 2020 in General

Nothing ruins a perfectly good workday quite like a migraine. A migraine might be mild enough to where it might make work a little more challenging, or it might be severe that you cannot work at all. If you suffer from migraines, it is important to know what your triggers are and to plan out how to manage them at work.

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The Coronavirus: Why Research is Important

Posted on February 3, 2020 in General

A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been featured on every headline this past week as the WHO declares the outbreak a global public-health emergency. The 2019-nCoV causes illness ranging from the common cold to mores severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which can spread from person-to-person. The CDC believes that symptoms may appear […]

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HPV

Posted on January 27, 2020 in Vaccines

HPV or Human Papillomavirus Infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, according to the CDC. Currently, there is no cure for HPV. Rochester Clinical Research is currently conducting a research study with the FDA approved vaccine Gardasil. This study will help prove that Gardasil not only prevents genital warts and cervical cancer, but also head and neck cancers caused by the same HPV virus.

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Chikungunya: A Mosquito Spread Disease

Posted on December 20, 2019 in Vaccines

Did you know mosquitoes can transmit diseases like malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, and chikungunya? Rochester Clinical Research is currently on the forefront of developing one of the first chikungunya vaccines this winter.

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