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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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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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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I applied for a study – what now?

Participating in a clinical research study is a personal decision. You may decide to participate as a healthy volunteer with an interest in helping others and contributing to science and research. If you have an illness or a disease, your participation may be more in hopes of gaining access to potential new treatment options and …

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COVID-19 Safety

Your health and safety, as well as that of our team, are most important.