Home for the Holidays: Thanksgiving During a Pandemic

Holidays like Thanksgiving can be a stressful time for any family. Throw in a pandemic, then mix in heightened stress levels, sprinkle a dash of financial woes, and drizzle it all with a skosh of election tension, and you have a recipe for disaster. Right now, we are seeing some of the highest new case …

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Volunteering for a Clinical Trial Over 60

Clinical trials involve human volunteers to test the safety and effectiveness of new ways to prevent, treat, and detect different medical conditions. Without clinical trials and the volunteers that participate in them, these advancements would not be possible. In the U.S., older adults over the age of 65 make up approximately 12% of the population, …

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Diversity in San Antonio: COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Check out this interview of Dr. Sherwyn Schwartz at Endeavor Clinical Trials regarding our mission to unite against COVID-19 in the San Antonio area. At Endeavor Clinical Trials, we’re committed to ensuring those who participate in a clinical trial are as diverse as the community that needs medical treatments, medications, or benefits from the advancement …

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2020 VIPs – Essential Workers

As we close the door on the 6th month since COVID-19 became a household name, it’s hard to believe how much has changed. Since mid-July, new cases continue to trend down, which is great news since the U.S. is inching ever closer to 6 million total cases. California has the highest cases at over 668,000, …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Warts vs. Corns. What’s the Difference?

Plantar warts and corns can be unsightly. They both can appear on the feet and have a similar appearance. Despite some similarities, they are not the same. Their appearance, where they are located on the foot, and their primary cause are some factors that set them apart. Here’s how to tell the difference between warts …

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Common Myths About Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a sex hormone that in part helps a boy develop manly features. Testosterone is needed to produce sperm and helps in the development of male features like body and facial hair, deeper voice, and muscle strength. Approximately 1 in 4 men over the age of 30 have low testosterone, or Low T. Symptoms …

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Summertime and Kidney Care

Summertime and Kidney Care

Sunblock, towels, water, and sunglasses are some of the things to remember to bring along during those adventurous summertime outings. If you have kidney disease, keeping yourself safe, involves a little more. Your kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from your blood. Kidney disease compromises your ability to perform those essential functions. If you have kidney …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

BUNION

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a bunion removal.

KNEE REPLACEMENT

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a knee replacement.

SMOKING​

Are you a current smoker? You may qualify for a clinical trial evaluating various heated tobacco products.