Posts By Nelly Katsarova

If you thought researchers were only interested in how our body responds to the substances they develop, you’re in for a surprise. Clinical trials don’t only test drugs. When it comes to dispelling myths, we’d like to specifically address this one. If you’ve searched for a clinical trial on FindMeCure or if you’ve just been involved in a conversation about…

Leaking is no laughing matter, is what World Continence Week 2018 reminds us with the “Laugh Without Leaking” campaign. Incontinence affects people of all ages and genders and it’s not a normal part of aging or motherhood - that’s what the Continence Foundation of Australia wants us to know as well as to keep in mind that there are a…

Society’s notion of masculinity generally includes being ‘though’. ‘Acting like a man’ is often associated with strength and perseverance to the point of braving through severe physical or emotional pain, never reaching out, crying or asking for help. It is these gender norms, however, that endanger men’s health and shorten men’s life expectancy. According to statistics, men die at higher…

Searching for a clinical trial can feel overwhelming. Not only is the terminology so confusing at times, but knowing where to look can prove to be a challenge in and of itself. Unless your doctor recommended a clinical trial specifically fitting for you or has at least some knowledge of ongoing trials in your area, you’re probably left to search…

In the middle of the last century sociologist Erving Goffman came up with the theory of social performativity - the concept that, as Shakespeare said some four centuries prior, we are all actors and the world is our stage. We perform a variety of roles, claims Goffman, in our day-to-day lives: the roles of a parent, a student, an employee,…

We had some posts over the last year about ongoing clinical trials, what is being studied right now and what promising new developments are giving us hope. But we at FindMeCure want to go a step further and give you practical advice on how to choose a clinical trial because we know if it’s your first time searching for one,…

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