Endometriosis is a common health problem that effects women. It happens when the lining of the uterus grows outside of itself. According to WebMD, the most common sites for endometriosis to be found are the “ovaries or fallopian tubes, the outer wall of the uterus, the intestines, or other organs in the belly.” However, endometriosis can also appear on the vagina, … Read More

Investigational Flu Drug Research

MV Clinical Research Studying Investigational Flu Drug Understanding Influenza Influenza (commonly known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by an influenza virus. The virus attacks the body by way of the upper and/or lower respiratory tract. Symptoms typically begin about two days after contact with the virus and on average last less than a week. According to … Read More

Understanding Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema Clinical Trial Involves Two Study-related Creams What is Eczema? Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy, flaky skin. These symptoms will often lead to infection causing small blisters to form that may ooze or crust over. The severity of eczema depends upon how large an area of the skin is affected.  The more common … Read More

Uterine Fibroids Study

Uterine Fibroids Study at Mount Vernon Clinical Research What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years in women. Also called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. As many as 3 out of 4 women have uterine … Read More

Women’s Health Open House April 19th & 20th

Women’s Health Open House When: Wednesday and Thursday, April 19th and 20th From: 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Ultrasound Women’s Health Screening Mount Vernon Clinical Research will host a Women’s Health Screening and ultrasound open house for women age 18-51. This is our 2nd open house of 2017. If you participated in an open house previously this year, you are not … Read More

Women’s Health Screenings February 15th & 16th

Clinical trial infographic design for Wake Research

Mount Vernon Clinical Research is introducing complimentary (free) screenings in February of 2017. Women’s Health Screening and Ultrasound Wednesday and Thursday, February 15th and 16th, Mount Vernon Clinical Research will host a Women’s Health Screening and ultrasound open house. Ultrasound technicians will be available to scan women’s abdomens to check for abnormalities. These abnormalities can be an indication of medical … Read More

Joining Back-to-School Efforts in Atlanta

  Mount Vernon Clinical Research recently participated in the back-to-school drive at Dunbar Elementary on 403 Richardson St SW. We appreciated the opportunity to participate, and presented school supplies to Principal Karen Brown-Collier. Contact us if we can become a part of your community event!

Uterine Fibroids

Doctor using tablet to record medical data.

Uterine Fibroids How common are uterine fibroids? Three out of four women will develop uterine fibroids during their childbearing years. These benign growths can develop on the inside or outer part of the uterus. Fibroid development is triggered by hormones produced by the female reproductive system. Size variation The variation in size ranges—from extremely small you cannot even see them, … Read More