Eczema: The Winter Nightmare

If you have atopic dermatitis (eczema), you know that extreme weather changes are not your friend when it comes to keeping the skin condition under control. For many, colder temperatures have already descended even though winter has not officially begun. By taking a few precautions and knowing what makes your eczema worse, there is no …

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Smoking and Chronic Conditions

Smoking cigarettes causes many adverse effects on the body. Tobacco use increases the risk for many types of cancers along with an increase of risk with many chronic conditions. If you have a chronic condition, smoking not only increases your risk of developing them but can also make them significantly worse. Many people who smoke are …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercises

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the lining of the joints, causing inflammation and pain. If left untreated, permanent joint damage can occur. Exercise is a vital component of the treatment of RA and can help reduce flare-ups. However, when you have stiff, painful joints, exercise can seem like a …

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Alopecia

Alopecia areata occurs when the body attacks the hair follicles. The attacks cause hair loss anywhere on the body and usually begin in isolated coin-sized patches. Hair growth and loss are unpredictable, and some face total hair loss on the entire scalp or body. As you can imagine, this can take a toll on the …

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Thank You, Volunteers!

In 2018, 77.4 million people performed some form of volunteering in America, equaling 6.9 billion hours served. Although every volunteer opportunity is essential, those who give their time to participate in clinical trials play a significant role. This Thanksgiving season, Stamford Therapeutics wants to take the time to thank clinical trial volunteers, but also share …

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Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases: Best Diets for You

Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases: Best Diets for You Autoimmune and rheumatic diseases are inflammatory conditions. There are a wide variety of options that treat symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. However, your doctor will likely recommend you start eating foods that fight inflammation and avoid foods that cause it.    Eating healthy isn’t …

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Why Are There So Many Awareness Days?

Have you ever wondered why there are so many awareness days? It seems every month we are inundated with information on some new cause. It can be overwhelming, leaving you with the thoughts as to why it’s all necessary. However, awareness days have a purpose and provide a great way for you to take part …

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YOUnique Beauty: Vitiligo

Having vitiligo can mean dealing with some pretty challenging changes that occur to your body. Although it is not life-threatening or contagious, these drastic changes can take an emotional toll on those who suffer from it. Not being able to hide from vitiligo in an increasingly superficial world can make your self- confidence take a …

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Weather and Medical Conditions

It’s been a wives’ tale for years. Grandmothers across the world have predicted the rain when their joints swell and ache. There have been many studies on the effect of rain on joints, but the weather undeniably affects our bodies. The changes in the weather have been known to impact the human body in both …

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Why Don’t I Qualify for a Clinical Trial?

Clinical trials follow a strictly regulated process approved and monitored by the FDA before you ever see an investigational treatment on the market. Each trial has set and defined participant criteria to protect volunteers, and each clinical trials requires a variety of volunteers. If you’ve applied for a clinical trial and been turned away, you …

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COVID-19 Safety

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