Our Staff Discusses COVID-19 Crisis on WPTF Podcast

Aubrey Farray is the Phase I clinical manager at Wake Research in Raleigh, N.C., the headquarters of the site network ClinSearch belongs to. He recently spoke with hosts Jason Kong (WPTF) and Nicole Clagett (Transitions GuidingLights) of WPTF’s Aging Well podcast on clinical trials in the COVID-19 crisis. In the interview, he details the process of clinical trials — explaining … Read More

October 2018 Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter ClinSearch would like to keep you up to date. Our monthly newsletter details new studies and events happening at our site. Our website has several resources to learn more about the clinical trials process. We encourage you to read and share these links with friends and family who may be interested. Volunteer Referral Program Suggest a friend … Read More

Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and You

Crohn’s disease vs. ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both chronic inflammatory diseases of the GI tract. Ulcerative colitis involves only the colon, and Crohn’s can involve any part of the GI tract (from the mouth to anus). Both occur most frequently in men and women between the ages of 15-35. Symptoms vary but can include: Diarrhea Rectal … Read More

Inside Insights from Spaz the Spastic Colon.

  My name is Spaz, and I’m a Spastic Colon. I am a hard worker with good intentions, but sometimes I have anger issues. This happens to be pretty common for those of us in the “business”. Did you know that nearly 15% of all the bowels in the United States have a reputation for being irritable? Unfortunately, when tummies … Read More

Fibromyalgia is a woman.

Hi, my name is Fibromyalgia. Maybe you’ve heard of me, but like most women I am poorly understood. While I pride myself on being so mysterious, I think I need to set the record straight on a few things. First of all, I am real. If you don’t believe me, ask one of the 5 million people in the United States … Read More

Migraine. My Brain. My Headache

Got migraines on your mind?  If you’re one of the 30-47 million Americans that suffer from these monster headaches, it’s safe to assume that you do. And whether your migraines rage on for hours—or days—their presence can certainly be debilitating. Pain in the Brain: Understanding Migraines To know how to treat migraines, it helps to understand where they come from. A migraine is … Read More

Clinical Trials Lead to Better Care

Clinical Trails are Critical in Bringing New Drugs to Market Written by Mike Haskew Updates by Melissa Watson Research and development are critical components of progress in any field, and in medicine the introduction of new drugs is heavily dependent on the clinical trial. Pharmaceutical companies are continually producing new medications, but the effectiveness of any one of them cannot be … Read More