Research group offers free screenings for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver disease has no symptoms Are you getting enough exercise? Are you eating right? It’s easier said than done. There’s a medical condition that affects a lot of people here in South Texas and some of the risk factors include being overweight, family history or not being active enough. Clay Dehn, vice president of …

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Check the List. Are you at Risk for NASH?

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a form of fatty liver disease where extra fat builds up in the liver and causes it to swell and become damaged. It is a modern-day epidemic of surging waistlines and unhealthy lifestyles. NASH takes years to develop and has little to no symptoms. It can cause irreversible damage leading to …

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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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COVID isn't the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

COVID isn’t the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

A pandemic a disease that is prevalent over an entire country or around the world. In early March, COVID-19 was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), but one could argue that there is another silent pandemic sweeping the nation, fatty liver disease. In fact, according to the NIH, between 30 and 40 percent of …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Learning More About FibroScan Technology

Endeavor Clinical Trials is currently enrolling participants for a free FibroScan, which painlessly detects scarring and fatty liver without a liver biopsy. Since certain conditions put you at a higher risk for these liver issues, we wanted to take the time to explain how the technology works, and why you should get one today! How FibroScan …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

NAFLD is the most common form of chronic liver disease in the US. Find out if you’re at risk today by taking part in a clinical trial enrolling now. 

Knee Pain

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

Smoking Study

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