Tips on Managing Hot Flashes

Managing Hot Flashes Can Be Challenging

Hot flashes are a symptom of menopause that can last for many years. Scientists believe they result from changes in the body’s temperature regulation center of the brain. Hot flashes can vary in severity and can happen day or night. There are a lot of tips on managing hot flashes out there on the internet. Most involve healthier lifestyle changes … Read More

Are Needles Keeping You from Getting Vaccinated?

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Trypanophobia is the extreme fear of injections or hypodermic needles. While it tends to be more common in children, this fear can remain well into adulthood for some people. Around 20% of adults in the world share this fear, with 1 in 6 adults avoiding the flu vaccine due to this phobia. If needles are keeping you from getting vaccinated … Read More

Bryan Lord from MIX 101.5 Interviews Dr. Hong About Our COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

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Wake Research is currently conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials for participants who have not already received a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Hong, one of the physicians at Wake Research, sits down with Bryan Lord from MIX 101.5 to discuss the COVID-19 clinical trials now enrolling at Wake Research in Raleigh. You may have heard Bryan talking about the COVID-19 clinical trials at … Read More

Kids & COVID, Should Your Child Get A Vaccine?

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As kids return to classrooms, physician Dr. C. Nicole Swiner addresses questions about effective practices for safety and the development of a kid-safe COVID vaccine. View the PDS interview with Dr. Nicole Swiner here:

Wake Research Recognized As Top Enroller For COVID Vaccine Trial

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Thousands of Patient Volunteers Enrolled for COVID Vaccine Trials Across Multiple Wake Research Locations Raleigh, NC – Wake Research, an integrated national network of clinical investigative sites and one of North America’s leading providers of Phase I-IV clinical trials, was recognized as a Top Enroller of patient volunteers by Novavax, a Maryland-based biotechnology firm, in their COVID-19 Phase III vaccine … Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need To Know Webinar

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(Update: 2/24/2021 – Video is now posted above) Join us for a FREE virtual webinar about the COVID-19 Vaccines! Please register below to receive your link to join. Our panelists will be explaining everything you need to know about the vaccines. You are encouraged to submit your own questions on the registration page. We will try and get them answered … Read More

Pfizer COVID Vaccine FAQ

The following article relates to the Pfizer COVID Vaccine Protocol#C4591001: All participants who courageously volunteered to help make a difference during this pandemic have the option to receive the investigational vaccine while continuing to be part of the clinical trial. The Vaccine Transition Option The Vaccine Transition Option is a voluntary process that offers all participants 16 years and older … Read More

How the Tuskegee Experiments Changed Clinical Trials

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In 1932, 600 African American men from Macon County, Alabama were told they were receiving treatment for bad blood. Unbeknownst to them, they were enlisted in what became a tragic 40-year study to observe untreated syphilis in black populations. Withholding not only their diagnosis but also treatment cost the lives of some of these men and drastically impacted their families. … Read More

Staff Member Spotlight: Breanna Grijalva, PRI

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This interview is the second part in an ongoing series featuring our amazing clinical staff members — sharing with you the work they do for Wake Research’s site network, and why they chose a career in clinical research.   Breanna Grijalva, Patient Recruiter, Pharmacology Research Institute What is your role at Wake Research? I am a patient recruiter. My job … Read More

Clinical Trials: Diverse Groups Of Participants Are Needed Now More Than Ever

Why Clinical Trials are Safe Prior to new medicines being mass-produced and available to doctors to prescribe, clinical trials must be conducted in order to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of that medicine. Data from these clinical trials are required as a condition of approval by regulatory authorities such as the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Clinical Trials in … Read More