A particular challenge in clinical trials is recruiting potential participants. According to author Cher Zavala, there is a clear need to improve study recruitment rates — and the best way to do this is to use a multifaceted approach.
A study led by UT Southwestern dermatologists suggests that a common inflammatory skin condition may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones. The finding, published recently in PNAS, could offer an unexpected new target to fight this condition.
Whether consuming cocoa, known to be packed with powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from damage, helps us age better, is a question scientists want to definitively answer. The COSMOS Trial aims to help answer it.