Clinical Trials are research studies to evaluate new test or treatments, and their effect on the outcomes. With clinical trials, researchers can find out if a new treatment, a drug, procedure or medical device is safe and effective in people. It can involve patients, healthy people, or both, depending on the study design. In general, there are 4 phases of biomedical clinical trials. You can learn more about clinical trials here.
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