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Month: September 2015

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World Alzheimer’s Day and the Medication that Could Change Everything

September 21, 2015

Today, and every September 21st, is World Alzheimer’s Day. We are going to see some amazing, uplifting stories from the perspectives of patients, caregivers, families, and researchers in honor of those who have been affected by this condition. Debilitating and often heartbreaking, Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death among the top 10 in America […]

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Proposed Changes to the Common Rule: Overview & Commentary with Regard to Remnant Human Biospecimens

September 15, 2015

Authored by Jill Mullan, Chief Operating Officer, iSpecimen On September 2, the government announced a proposal to update the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, also known as the “Common Rule”. According to the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) the proposed changes are intended to strength human subjects’ protection while facilitating […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Where to Go to Get Involved

September 4, 2015

With all of the change occurring in the month of September from back to school to pumpkin-flavored everything, one may overlook the fact that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. For men over 40, prostate cancer is a topic that cannot be ignored. 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their […]

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