Sue Scheff: Clinical Research - Promoting Good Health

Here is something to think about. I was asked to post this information and encourage my readers to learn more about Clinical Research today and the the positive results that have been occurring.

Did you know that in recent years 8 out of 10 children have conquered their cancer, as opposed to only 2 out of 10 in 1960? And approximately 2 million children are saved each year due to receiving their Pneumonia shots? These victories are all due to advancements in medicine made possible by clinical research. Clinical Research introduces you to a new resource that provides important facts about clinical research, encourages more people to become champions of clinical research and builds excitement for the promise of tomorrow’s medicines! Sponsored by Quintiles, presents easy-to-use, comprehensive information for those who have little or no understanding of clinical research and the value it brings to healthcare.

With a few clicks, patients/parents who visit can identify appropriate, ongoing or future clinical trials and narrow them down to those that are geographically convenient. What else can provide?

· The Web site puts you in touch with supporting information about clinical research

· also provides videos and news from recent studies In order to win the fight against cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, viral diseases, heart disease and stroke, millions of people need to be aware of and participate in clinical trials and research. But more help is needed!

The clinical trial became the standard in developing drugs in 1962, and since then, the FDA has approved over 1,019 novel therapies. Virtually all the medicines used today are a result of clinical research, including all drugs for cancer, heart disease, depression, HIV, Alzheimer’s and asthma. Clinical research through clinical trials is arguably the greatest medical invention of the 20th century.

It continues to deliver life saving medicines and treatments and gives hope to patients in need of better care and effective medicines. To hear patients and doctors tell their story about clinical trials click here. Need another reason to consider clinical trials? The research pipeline holds over 9,605 potential breakthroughs!

Please visit today to learn more and get involved.

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