The most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.
Adolescent Obesity Study
Obesity in Adolescents. Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than the 95th percentile for age and gender. Although genetics and some disorders cause obesity, most adolescent obesity results from a lack of physical activity and consuming more calories than needed for activity level
Type 2 Diabetes (NASH)
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the build up of extra fat in liver cells that is not caused by alcohol. It is normal for the liver to contain some fat. However, if more than 5% – 10% percent of the liver’s weight is fat, then it is called a fatty liver (steatosis). The more severe form of NAFLD is called nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). NASH causes the liver to swell and become damaged.
Doctors at Clinical Research Consortium are seeking volunteers for an Osteoporosis clinical research study. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps.
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is characterized by itchy, red, crusty patches of skin caused by inflammation.
Asthma Clinical Research Trials
Clinical Research Consortium is currently recruiting volunteers for ongoing and upcoming Investigational Studies for Asthma.