When you are dealing with a serious illness, there may come a time when you consider a clinical trial. Perhaps there are no known successful treatments, or perhaps you have tried all of the existing therapies and none of them have worked as you and your doctor hoped. The logical next step is often a […]
Understanding Your Diagnosis and Treatment Options
What, I Still Need Glasses? Issues to Consider Before Cataract Surgery.
Do you know the issues to consider before cataract surgery? A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most are related to aging and are very common in older people, although younger people can have them as well. By the age of 80 more than 1/2 of all Americans […]
Information Lacking in Reports on Side Effects in Clinical Trials
When you, or a loved one, are sick, you might research clinical trials online to learn about treatment options. Before you choose a treatment, you should know about all possible side effects. However, it turns researchers do not always accurately report side effects in clinical trials. This is true even for studies published in the […]