Educational Videos

Understanding Research

The following videos are available to help you understand research and what it means to be a participant in clinical trials. These videos are intended for the community and for researchers to help explain research to the community. For more information about health research, visit our web page.

Seniors Making a Difference
Seniors Making a Difference (10 min)
¿Por qué debemos participar en studios de investigación?
¿Por qué debemos participar en studios de investigación? (10 min)
Why Should We Participate in Research Studies?
How is research made safe?
How is Research Made Safe? (3 min)
¿Quién puede participar? (3 min)
What is a Control Group?
What is a Control Group? (2 min)
Grupo de Control (2 min)
What is random assignment?
What is Random Assignment? (3 min)
Asignación al Azar (3 min)
Who Can Participate in Research?
Who Can Participate in Research? (2 min)
¿Cómo se hacen seguras las investigaciones? (2 min)

How Research Keeps You Healthy

The following videos are available to help you improve your health throughout various stages of life, and were developed based on research.

Concussions

Head injury and concussions are risks in many sports such as football, soccer, cheerleading and lacrosse. In the U.S., nearly 300,000 sports-related concussions are estimated to occur annually in high school athletes. These two videos focus on concussion research and knowing when a concussed individual is ready to return to the classroom and field. Click here for more information.

After a concussion – When is it OK to return to play and return to learn?
After a Concussion – When is it OK to return to play and return to learn?
(4:32 min)

Concussion research – How do we know what we know?
Concussion Research – How do we know what we know? (3:31 min)

Safe Pregnancy

Having a safe pregnancy and staying healthy is important to you. That’s why you want information from a trusted source that is based on the best health research available. These videos provide you with answers to some of the most common questions and provide you with sources for additional information. These videos are short, fun, and easy to watch. Click on the links below to learn more about how to have a safe pregnancy. For more information about safe pregnancies call 1-866-626-6847.

Safe Pregnancy – Caffeine (2:10 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Caffeine (2:10 min) 

Safe Pregnancy – Exercise (2:35 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Exercise (2:35 min)

Safe Pregnancy – Hair Dye (2:02 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Hair Dye (2:02 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Marijuana (2:24 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Marijuana (2:24 min)
Safe Pregnancy –Over the Counter Medications and Treatments (2:17 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Over the Counter Medications and Treatments (2:17 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Prescribed Medications and Pharmaceuticals (2:15 min)
Safe Pregnancy – Prescribed Medications and Pharmaceuticals (2:15 min)

Additional Health Research Videos

The following link features videos about research focusing on patients with rare diseases: http://ncats.nih.gov/media/video/rddprofiles

The following link features videos that give information about children in research: http://www.childrenandclinicalstudies.org/