Clinical Studies by the Numbers: 5 Fun Facts

Clinical studies are conducted to collect data regarding the safety and efficacy of new drug and device development. There are several steps and stages of approval in the clinical trials process before a drug or device can be sold in the consumer market, if ever.1

Read on below to discover five fun and interesting facts about clinical studies that you probably didn’t already know!

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Seasonal Allergies: What They Mean For Your Skin

Spring is in full swing in Central Texas, and that means grass, tree and ragweed pollen levels are high. For many people (over 24 million in the U.S.), seasonal allergies wreak havoc on the sinuses, but did you know that they could be affecting your skin?

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Refer A Friend: Our New and Improved Study Referral Bonus Program!

Did you have a good experience while participating in one of our studies? Do you know someone else who could benefit from participating in a paid clinical trial? If you’ve been putting off getting together with a friend, now is a good time to schedule that meeting and let them know about DermResearch. And the coffee is on us! With our new Study Referral Bonus Program, you refer a friend and we give you extra dollars–250 of them, to be exact. The best part is, you do not need to have participated in a study with us.

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Makeup Application Tips For Acne-Prone Skin

Dealing with acne breakouts is hard enough, but on top of pimple anxiety, many women worry about how to cover them up without making them worse. Between flakiness, uneven skin tone and an oily t-zone, applying makeup can begin to feel like a paint-by-number art project. With some preparation and adherence to routine, these makeup application tips for acne-prone skin will have you looking your best while simplifying your regimen.

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Clinical Trials: Do They Really Work?

The answer, of course, is a resounding “YES”. Clinical trials, aka research studies, aka randomized control trials (RCTs) are one reason for the dramatic increase in life expectancy in the 20th century. Before RCTs, well-meaning scientists and doctors were incorrectly lead to believe their treatments worked by way of wishful thinking and arrogance, according to Simply Statistics.

There are several perks of clinical trial participation which were highlighted in a previous post, Research Study Participation: 5 Benefits to You and Others.

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8 Surprising Rosacea Facts

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you either have rosacea or think there’s a possibility you may have it. Rosacea is characterized by facial redness (caused by overactive blood vessels under the skin that dilate and cause flushing), red bumps, and pimples. In honor of National Rosacea Awareness Month and in an effort to gain a better understanding of this disorder, here are 8 surprising rosacea facts you may not already know.

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Eczema Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

A recent survey found that more than 10% of adults could be afflicted by eczema, but there’s still a lot of misinformation floating around about it. Here we’ll discuss some common eczema myths and give you some advice on how to control the condition, in hopes of shedding some light on the issue.

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Summer Skincare: 5 Ways To Update Your Routine

Spring is in full force in Central Texas and we’re already experiencing 80-degree temperatures. A change of season can mean a change in skin behavior, often resulting in breakouts, dryness and a general lackluster appearance. Now is a good time to prep your summer skincare routine in advance of those hot summer days.

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Helping Teenagers Deal With Acne: A Parent’s Guide

Do you remember when you got your first breakout? Teenage years are challenging for both kids and parents, and watching your child suffer through the anxiety caused by pimples can be frustrating if you’re not sure how to help them. Helping teenagers deal with acne takes a bit of research and some trial and error. Here are 6 steps you can take toward alleviating your teen’s acne woes.

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5 Ways Research Study Participation Benefits You And Others

Medical discoveries are not possible without volunteers. Research positively impacts the lives of people every day, but research needs YOU. Too many studies end early because there aren’t enough volunteers. If you have a skin condition, see if you qualify for any of the studies currently enrolling at DermResearch.

Participating in a research study offers several benefits. Here are 5 ways that you can make an important impact in the research world and improve your own life, as well as the lives of others.

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Skincare Resolutions for 2017

With every new year comes resolutions, many of which involve making efforts to be healthier. With good health comes good skin, but you don’t have to make radical changes to see an improvement in your complexion. In the name of sustainable lifestyle changes that can keep you looking your best all year long, keep these five skincare resolutions in mind throughout the year.

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Thanksgiving Ingredients That Are Good For Your Skin

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you might not know it, but many of the common, seasonal ingredients used to create your holiday meal also have benefits for your skin. While indulging in some of your favorite foods this Thanksgiving, indulge your skin at the same time! Here are 7 Thanksgiving ingredients our skin can be thankful for this holiday season.

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