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What is Functional MRI (FMRI)?

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) is used to look at changes in brain activity based on where the blood is flowing in your brain. For example, if you are wiggling your fingers, the region in your brain that helps with motor control will have more blood flowing to it than when you are not wiggling […]

Apr 23, 2019
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Tips on Coping with Daylight Saving

Daylight saving was established in the United States in 1918 to save energy and experience more daylight during waking hours. Today, it has become more controversial as it no longer saves energy, potentially detrimentally impacts health and productivity, and some states, including Arizona, already do not observe the tradition (Blakemore, 2018). Adjusting to daylight saving […]

Mar 25, 2019
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An Introduction to the Clinical Trials Database

The National Registry of all clinical trials, which is referred to as, is meant to provide the public with information regarding all clinical research studies that are being regulated by the  Food and Drug administration (FDA). Since the general purpose of all clinical trials is to get a treatment or device approved by the […]

Feb 20, 2019
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Clinical Research vs. Medical Treatment

When a patient comes into a facility for a clinical research study, it can look and feel a lot like going to a regular appointment with your doctor. For example, you check in at a front desk, fill out paperwork, someone checks your vitals signs, maybe you have blood work done, you meet with a […]

Jan 15, 2019
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Making Clinical Research Easier to Understand

Welcome to The Clinical Chronicler; Making Clinical Research Easier to Understand! There’s something intimidating about the world of Clinical Research — especially if you are looking to participate in a research study! The world of Clinical Research seems to move at a breakneck pace, and it can be confusing keeping up with current studies, research […]

Sep 21, 2018