Making Strides in Knee Osteoarthritis Research

Making Strides in Knee Osteoarthritis Research

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) happens when the cartilage that cushions the knee joint starts to wear down. OA of the knee is more common as you get older, but it can also develop because of an old injury or other stresses on the joints. Loss of the knee cartilage can lead to long-term pain and loss … Read more

Older adults and clinical trials

Why Clinical Research is Important for the Older Populations

Each May, we celebrate Older Americans Month to honor the seniors in our lives and celebrate their vital contributions. The platform also helps communities give back by providing education on the health issues prevalent in older Americans and ways to maintain their health and independence. Innovations in healthcare options are a crucial part of these … Read more

COVID-19 Pneumonia

COVID-19 Pneumonia

Most individuals who contract COVID-19 have mild or moderate symptoms such as coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. But in some cases, people with COVID-19 also develop severe pneumonia in both lungs. COVID-19 pneumonia is a severe illness that can be fatal or cause long-term health issues. What is COVID-19 Pneumonia? Pneumonia is caused when … Read more

Charlottesville Medical Research in the spotlight

Shining a Spotlight on CMR

The team here at Charlottesville Medical Research (CMR) has much to be proud of when it comes to the proverbial tooting of one’s own horn. A desire for safer, more effective therapies drives our clinical research office, backed by the completion of hundreds of successful trials. But we’re not stopping there. Each quarter, we also … Read more

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Constipation: The Hard Truth

Constipation affects more than 2.5 million people annually in the United States. It is defined as having three or fewer bowel movements a week, and occasional constipation is common. Unfortunately, the hard truth is that chronic constipation is a reality many face every day. Symptoms and Causes Everyone’s regularity is different, but there are some … Read more