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Medical Trials

Do you suffer from Hair-Pulling Disorder?

If you are constantly pulling your hair and it's resulted in hair loss then this intervention study, which aims to improve symptoms related to this condition, might be just what you need.

Assess your stress

Stress is part of every day life. There is no escaping it. But are you too stressed out for your own good? How are your stress-relieving mechanisms? Fill in this quick questionnaire and find out.

How do clinical trials work?

Clinical trials are research studies that are used to test and evaluate potential medical advances. Here's how they work.

Slowdown on research poses a threat

A slowdown in research aimed at development of new antibiotics poses the threat of a return to a situation that existed in the world before the discovery of penicillin.

Many drugs tested in poor countries

A law intended to speed up development of new drugs for US kids has ended up financing clinical trials in poor countries, where the medicines might never become available.

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