Happy New Year from everybody at Covance Leeds! We hope that you all had a wonderful time celebrating over the holiday season. Many of us may have indulged in a drink or two over the festive season and January is the perfect time to make a healthy new start! Dry January takes place this month,
So here we are in December and at Covance Leeds we feel as though this year has just flown by! We love Christmas, which is often referred to as the ‘season of goodwill’ and in the season of goodwill, why not consider being a part of our clinical trials? When you take part in our
From time to time, many of us become concerned about our cholesterol levels and we frequently hear the terms ‘good cholesterol’ and ‘bad cholesterol’ in the media.
High levels of ‘bad cholesterol’ in your blood can lead to fatty deposits building up in your arteries, which can increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which includes
It is that time of the year when many new students are starting university. Here at Covance Leeds, we are located close to the city centre and we would like to say a big welcome to all students who have arrived in this lovely city for the new academic year!
We understand that arriving at university
Here at Covance we are getting excited for the start of the FIFA World Cup. Did you know that as a clinical trial volunteer at our Covance Leeds Clinic, you have access to a host of facilities including satellite television with Sky Sports and free Wi-Fi (and you can bring your own Laptops / iPads
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or so the saying goes… but when you sip a cool glass of lemonade, you may not know that lemons were used in the first clinical trial.
International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world on the 20th May to recognise the contribution clinical trials make to the
Clinical trials in healthy volunteers are an essential part of developing treatments for every kind of illness. While many of our studies at Covance aim to tackle prevalent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and depression, we also work on treatments for diseases you may never have heard of – like hereditary angioedema (HAE).
HAE is a
Cystic fibrosis is a rare, hereditary disease which affects about 70,000 people worldwide. Although its origins can be traced back as far as 3000BC, no cure has been found as of yet. Put simply, CF is a condition which causes sweat, digestive fluid and mucus to become abnormally thickened. But the effects of this seemingly
Whether you’re considering your first clinical trial or you’re a seasoned Covance volunteer, there are tons of reasons to opt for one of our shorter studies! Some of our upcoming studies involve as little as a 5 night stay and one follow up visit, and can be completed from start to finish within a couple
Recently, I was chatting with one of my colleagues about Covance Clinical Research – he was helping them work on an ad campaign.
Many moons ago I had taken part in some studies at the Leeds clinic. At the time, it was called Hazletons. As a student with a bit of time to spare, I could