Women’s Health Open House

Women’s Health Open House When: Thursday, July 26th 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. Ultrasound technicians will be available to scan women’s abdomens to check for abnormalities. These abnormalities can be an indication of medical conditions like uterine fibroids. The … 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