The Fighting Power of the Kidneys

The kidneys are two fist-sized organs located around the lower back. They are responsible for producing more than urine and are essential to the overall health of the body. Let’s take a look at the fighting power of the kidneys. How the Kidneys Fight for your Health The kidneys’ job is to remove the possible …

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We’re Still Fighting COVID-19

A little over a year ago, COVID-19 came into our lives, forever changing the way we knew it. Since then, many advancements continue, leveling the playing field between us and the virus. Vaccine distribution is slow, but it’s still happening. The hope of normalcy is within our grasp after a long-fought wait. While we continue …

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New Year, New Testosterone Levels

Testosterone is a hormone made in the testicles of males. It is responsible for helping boys develop those classic male features of hair, deeper voice, and muscle strength. Testosterone hormone levels decrease with age, but some men have low enough levels where they become deficient. While decreases in these levels are normal, the symptoms common …

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Volunteering for Research After 65!

Clinical research studies are the primary way we evaluate new treatments’ safety and effectiveness in people. These new options can be a new medication, therapeutic approach, or medical device. Research studies rely on a diverse population of volunteers to give the best data regarding dosage and administration. The diversity covers not only race and gender …

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Kidney-friendly Thanksgiving tips, clinical research, kidney disease,

Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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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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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.