Frequently Asked Questions
Trial Interest Form
VeraCept IUD Study
NIH Health Research
A weekly summary of research developments and discoveries at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
SARS-CoV-2 antibodies protect from reinfection
People with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, a sign of prior infection, were much less likely to test positive for COVID-19 in the following months.
Poor air quality across Northeastern public transit systems
Researchers found that fine particulate matter levels in the air of subway systems across the Northeastern U.S exceed air safety standards.
Antibody treatment for MERS coronavirus safe in people
A combination of two monoclonal antibodies prevented and effectively treated Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in mice.
Computerized screening may help identify youth at risk for suicide
Researchers developed a fast, computerized screening test to identify youth at risk for attempting suicide.
Humidity from masks may lessen severity of COVID-19
Face masks increase the humidity of the air that the mask-wearer breathes in, which could help combat SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Engineered cartilage produces anti-inflammatory drug
Scientists engineered cartilage cells to produce an anti-inflammatory drug when placed under stress.
Combination therapy for methamphetamine use disorder
A combination of two medications helped some people with heavy methamphetamine use to quit.
Low-fat diet compared to low-carb diet
People ate fewer daily calories but had higher insulin and blood sugar levels on a low-fat, plant-based diet than when on a low-carbohydrate, animal-based diet.
Experimental treatment helps patients hospitalized with COPD
A pilot study found that hyaluronan, a sugar naturally produced by the body, improved lung function in hospitalized COPD patients.
Study examines measures to slow COVID-19 spread
A modeling study of SARS-CoV-2 spread in Hunan, China could help inform better policies to control the spread of COVID-19 while balancing economic impact.
Trial Interest Form
Find out if you may qualify to participate in the VeraCept IUD Study
Do I qualify?
Copyright © 2007 - 2021 Soapstone Center For Clinical Research