Providing help in Atlanta … for the national good
Two gentlemen are participating in the study at NeuroTrials Research in hopes of finding relief from their own excessive sleepiness but also to help advance research into Parkinson's.
Fatigue and Parkinson's closely linked in online searches
In related news, a study was published in early February in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease that analyzed top Parkinson's disease literature and online search patterns. The study revealed that "fatigue" was one of the highest ranked search terms, suggesting a direct link to how a patient's quality of life is impacted.
Parkinson's disease affects up to one million people in the U.S. and doctors diagnose up to 60,000 new cases annually. Typically striking men 50 percent more than women, the average age of onset is 60, but early onset, beginning before age 50, accounts for five to 10 percent of cases.
Learn more at http://www.NeuroTrials.com or call 404-851-9934 for more information about the disease or the current study.
About NeuroTrials Research
Founded in 1997, NeuroTrials Research (NTR) is a nationally-recognized early- to late-phase inpatient and outpatient clinical research site located in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs. Focused on neurological disorders including Alzheimer's, migraine headaches, Parkinson's and various sleep-related conditions, the research facility has a 12,000 square foot facility that includes a 15-bed, state-of-the-art sleep lab and inpatient clinical research unit designed specifically for the comfort and safety of clinical trial participants. Dr. Russell Rosenberg, PhD, D.ABSM, is NTR's founder and CEO and a former chairman of the National Sleep Foundation. Learn more at http://www.NeuroTrials.com or call 404-851-9934 for more information.
About Clinical Trials
More than 2,500 volunteers have been study participants in 175+ clinical trials at NeuroTrials Research. Qualified study participants receive free medical evaluations, treatment and are compensated for their time and travel. Nationwide, 2.3 million people participate in 80,000 U.S. clinical trials annually; 70% of participants say they would volunteer again; approximately 178,000 studies enroll worldwide annually; more than 120 new drugs get FDA approval each year; and it takes 10 years of lab study before a treatment can be tested on humans.