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What are Clinical Studies?

Here at Hometown Research, we live and breathe clinical research every day. We want to make sure that you are up to speed on what clinical research studies are, how they can help you, and where to go for more information. A clinical trial is a set of procedures...

Ask About Clinical Research

Clinical research not only benefits your heath, but can lead to advances for the next generation! The process of research is an integral part of making current “standards of care” even better and the healthcare industry would not make strides if it weren’t for...

Three At Home Asthma Tips

Asthma is a chronic, or long-term, disease that inflames and narrows the airways of your lungs. This causes a variety of symptoms that can worsen at any time, making breathing difficult. With over 23 million Americans affected by asthma, chances are you or someone you...

Diabetic Neuropathy – 5 Helpful Home Treatments

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, a common complication is diabetic neuropathy, or nerve pain. The most common cases may occur in your lower legs and feet and can not only be uncomfortable, but painful. Here are some ideas to help you manage your...

Ongoing Concerns of COPD

Unfortunately, COPD gradually gets worse over time. Once symptoms start, if you continue to smoke, there is a typically a gradual decline over several years. In time, your mobility and quality of life may become poor due to increasing breathing difficulties. It is...

Five Tips for Treating Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear, which affects the outer ear, is a painful condition that results from infection, irritation, or inflammation. These symptoms can occur after water has been trapped in your ear, leading to a spread of fungal organisms or bacteria. The goal of treatment...

“Safe” IBS Recipe – Butternut Squash Soup

If you are looking for new recipes that won’t stir up your IBS, try this delicious, low-calorie comfort soup. This butternut squash soup recipe is fast and easy to make! Prep time: 10 minutes Total time: 55 minutes Serving size: 1 ½ cups Ingredients: Olive oil spray 1...

10 Tips to Get Better ZZZ’s and Manage Your IBS

Lack of sleep can easily trigger and exacerbate Irritable Bowel Syndromes (IBS). That’s why getting plenty of sleep each night is crucial for you to keep your IBS symptoms at ease. Try these tips to help you get a good night’s rest and to help you stay asleep so you...