By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC According to WebMD, 75 percent of women will experience a vaginal yeast infection at least once in their lifetime. An unlucky few, about 8 percent, will have multiple yeast infections per year. When this happens the women are said to have recurrent yeast infections. Certain lifestyle modifications may help prevent […]
Clinical Research Blog
Clinical trials are an important part of improving health care. The Corvallis Clinic's Clinical Research staff shares their insights and updates.
By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC The providers at The Corvallis Clinic determine which studies the Clinical Research Center works on. Their goal: To increase understanding of the disease or condition and to bring about therapeutic solutions that will eventually benefit their own patients. So, we are thrilled our site provided clinical data for three new […]
By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC Not so long ago, the mention of the word “diabetes” conjured up images of insulin and needles and endless finger pricks to check blood glucose levels. In those days, complications caused by Type 2 diabetes – such as blindness, stroke, amputation, kidney failure, and heart disease – were almost inevitable. […]
By Carlene Chen, RN, CCRC A year ago in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I was diagnosed with breast cancer myself. Believe me, the irony is not lost on me. Twelve months later, I have survived the treatment and am returning to my former health. As we approach Thanksgiving Day, I truly feel the need […]
By Julie Carrico, MBA, CCRC The term cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for many types of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. These conditions include heart attack, stroke, heart failure, arrhythmia, heart valve problems and peripheral artery disease (“poor circulation”). Peripheral artery disease occurs when arteries narrowed by the accumulation of fatty […]