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Battling Obesity: The Silent Epidemic and its Health Ramifications

  Obesity, a chronic condition characterized by increased body fat, has emerged as a global health crisis. Data from 2017-2018 estimate that approximately 42% of U.S. adults have obesity Obesity is a progressive, relapsing, and treatable multifactorial disease that poses significant threats to a person’s overall health.. In this blog, we delve into the nature …

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Congenital CMV: Understanding the Impact on Women and Children

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a viral infection that affects many women and children worldwide and in Arizona. While CMV infection often goes unnoticed in healthy individuals, it can cause severe complications when transmitted from a pregnant woman to her unborn child. In this blog, we will discuss the impacts of congenital CMV on women and …

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In Clinical Research Age Does Matter. Learn more in our blog.

Recognizing the Value of Older Adults in Research

The month of May celebrated Older Americans Month, so join us in recognizing the value of older adults in research. Read below to learn more! Age Diversity in Clinical Research Clinical trials are essential in helping researchers develop new treatments and potential cures for diseases. However, including older adults in research is imperative to realizing …

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Vaccine Trials What You Need to Know

The Value of Vaccine Research

There is no denying the immense value of vaccine research on public health. While scientific research and advancements in vaccine technology may not always be visible. They have undoubtedly have made an impact on our society. Learn more about the vaccine research process and the importance of their continuance in our latest blog! Vaccines – …

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Understanding Cytomegalovirus read our most recent blog

Cytomegalovirus: Understanding the Condition

While affecting a large portion of the population, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and its effects remain relatively unknown. So, what exactly is CMV? Take a closer look at this often-misunderstood virus in our latest blog. What is Cytomegalovirus? Commonly abbreviated as CMV, cytomegalovirus is a double-stranded DNA virus belonging to the herpes family, and once contracted, it …

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Liver Disease could be in your DNA. Learn more about genetic liver diseases in our blog.

Liver Disease: It Can Run in the Family

Genetic liver diseases are rapidly becoming a more prevalent cause of liver disease, showing us that more than just good looks can run in the family. Learn more about genetic liver diseases, the most common kinds, and why maintaining good liver health remains important. About Genetic Liver Diseases  Genetic liver diseases are a group of …

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The recent hepatitis outbreak in children.

Hepatitis: Why Children and Why Now?

The Sudden Wave of Hepatitis Amongst Children A recent upsurge in hepatitis cases involving children has caused alarm nationwide. Let’s dive into why this age group is suddenly experiencing a spike in occurrences. An Origin Story – How Cases of Hepatitis Amongst Children Began  The first flare-up of hepatitis in kids emerged in the United …

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