Understanding and Overcoming Depression: A Journey Towards Healing

Depression is a complex and often misunderstood mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can be a debilitating experience, making even the simplest tasks seem overwhelming and robbing individuals of their joy and motivation. In this blog, we will explore the nature of depression, its causes, and most importantly, effective strategies for …

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Prioritizing Mental Health: A Journey to Self-Care and Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to shedding light on the importance of mental well-being and encouraging open conversations about mental health. In a fast-paced and demanding world, it is crucial that we recognize the significance of caring for our mental health just as we do for our physical health. This month …

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Non-Invasive Biomarkers of NASH

The following publication discusses the latest research regarding the Non-Invasive Biomarkers of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).  Nature Medicine originally published this article, coauthored by ERG’s Vice President of Clinical Pharmacology Services Clay Dehn, on February 10th, 2022. This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF.

Man suffering with bipolar disorder and depression

Discerning the Difference- Bipolar Disorder and Depression

Bipolar disorder is often confused with depression mainly because it includes depressive episodes. They have other similarities that can muddy the water and cause further confusion. Discerning the difference between bipolar disorder and depression starts with understanding each’s symptoms. Bipolar and Depression Symptoms The main difference between the two is that bipolar refers to opposite …

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Learn more about myths of bipolar disorder

Bust The Myths of Bipolar Disorder

1 in 5 Americans has a mental health condition, with approximately 2 million individuals affected by bipolar disorder. There’s a lot of misconceptions about mental health in general. This can cause a lot of treatment, social and emotional-related problems. One way to fight against the stigma of bipolar disorder is to bust some of the …

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Learn more about bunions and how clinical studies can help you deal with them

Pain is Only the Beginning with Bunions

Bunions form when the bone and joint in the big toe shift out of alignment from years of abnormal motion and pressure. They run in families and can be the result of ill-fitting shoes and other medical conditions. Regardless of the cause, without treatment, they will worsen over time. Bunions are more than a cosmetic …

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Learn more about having bunions

A Bone to Pick About Bunions

Hallux vagus sounds like a spell from Harry Potter, but it is the medical term for bunions. Bunions are growths that change the foot structure, causing severe pain in many cases. You may have a bone to pick about your bunions, but how they are caused may surprise you. A Toe Under Pressure Bunions slowly …

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy as You Age

Fifty-seven years ago, the very first American Heart Month began. Since then, February marks the time when we focus our lenses on everything heart health. Keeping our body in good health during our later years is a relevance that never goes away. Instead, it increases with every passing year. There’s no time like now to …

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Learn how to deal with bad mental health

Is Mental Health on Your Resolution List?

Stress, uncertainty, fear, and grief became a part of us all in 2020 and still clings to most. It’s a new year and a perfect time to resolve to take care of your mind, along with your body. 2020 took a toll on people’s mental health. Joining research studies are one way to help get …

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BUNION

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DEPRESSION

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HERNIA

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