Clinical Trials: Why Do They Matter?
Clinical trials are vital in contemporary evidence-based medicine. They help in discovering new treatments for diseases, as well as for finding new ways to detect, diagnose, and reduce the chance of developing the disease.
Why Do We Need Clinical Trials?
Clinical trials are necessary for the development of new medicines and treatments that help people to live longer and with less pain or disability. Through them, medical professionals get to know whether particular treatments are safe and how well they work.

They allow the clinical research team to test whether a new intervention:

  • is effective or safe
  • works correctly in the clinical setting
  • works efficiently with one group of participants than another
  • is suitable to a higher proportion of patients than the current intervention

How Do I Qualify For a Clinical Trial?
Clinical trials enroll people with certain health problems as well as healthy volunteers, depending upon the type of trial a clinical research company is conducting. Often researchers decide who qualifies to participate in a clinical trial based on their age, gender, and health condition.

If you are interested to join a clinical trial, you need to first find out whether you are a suitable participant or not. You also need to talk to the researchers about the possible benefits and risks to your health from a clinical trial.

After analyzing all important aspects, the research team will determine whether or not you qualify for a clinical trial.