HPV and the New Velocity Clinical Research HPV Vaccine Clinical Trial

HPV Overview With over 100 known variants and no known cure, the human papillomavirus (HPV) infects the skin or moist areas of the body, resulting in warts, unusual growths or sores. Most HPV cases lead to mild infections, but some can cause cervical and other cancers in both women and men. HPV is very common, infecting more than 3 million …

Pandemic vs. Epidemic

Although the word “epidemic” is frequently used today in casual conversation to describe anything to the point of excess in which it becomes negative, such as our all too common cell phone addictions, too much plastic surgery and the very serious issue of opioid abuse. In truth, the origin of the word “epidemic” is medical. It can be traced all …

Questions Frequently Asked Pertaining to Clinical Trials

If you are considering playing a vital role in the advancement of medicine and medical technology by embarking on your first experience as a clinical trial volunteer, you most likely have a few questions about clinical research and the clinical trial process. For your convenience, the medical and research professionals at Velocity Clinical Research have put together a list of …

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Breakthrough!

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death, typically during sleep, of a baby under the age of one year who shows no signs or symptoms of any illness or medical condition. According to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 37 percent of infant deaths in the United States can be attributed to SIDS.  …

Summer Events in New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach is a town chock-full of friendly locals, welcoming venues and amazing events that visitors can enjoy throughout the year; and the summer months are a particularly fun time of year to put all that to the test!  They (and by “they,” I mean all of those lucky travelers who have set foot on Flagler Avenue) always say, …

Technology and Keeping Up with Your Health

Advanced technology, making things more efficient and convenient, has permeated all aspects of our lives including our health; and some of those technological innovations that help us work toward maintaining optimal health are absolutely incredible! One of the very beneficial advancements in healthcare technology is mobile health, also known as Mhealth. Mhealth, which initially began as physician appointments taking place …

AI-powered Innovations in Clinical Research

We are transforming the world of clinical research through artificial intelligence-powered technology…reducing clinical trial times, increasing clinical trial productivity and success rates, and improving costs; all of which result in greater advancements in medicine. Since clinical trials are the path to ensuring the efficacy and safety of new treatments and medications, it behooves us to incorporate the power of artificial …

Why the Diversity of Volunteers Is So Important in Clinical Trials

Although other factors can affect how we prevent disease, administer care and develop innovative treatments, clinical trials are critical to advancements in medicine; and as previously proven and then again confirmed by the pandemic, lack of diversity in clinical trials can put research, vaccines and even more healthcare elements at risk.  Successful clinical trials can provide the critical research necessary …

The Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Trial at Velocity Clinical Research Facility

Are You Eligible to Take Part in this Study? Do you suffer from mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a Velocity Clinical Research ulcerative colitis clinical trial. Eligible volunteers must be adults, between the ages of 18 and 70 who have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Clinical trial volunteers may be compensated for their …

New Smyrna Beach…A Tale of Two Cities and So Much More!

An Enchanting Piece of History Founded in 1768, New Smyrna Beach is one of Florida’s oldest cities. When you visit New Smyrna Beach, you can step back in time to Canal Street within its Historic District, which is lined with stately palms and architecture born of days gone by. As you stroll through this quaint and beautiful town, feel free …