Most of us have heard of clinical trials, but many are unclear as to what they are and how to find them. When it comes to creating life-changing drugs and innovative new therapies, medical research is critical. And being so actively engaged in your own health care can grant you access to the most ground-breaking treatment options available. It also allows you to interact with leading medical experts from some of the most preeminent medical facilities in the country.

Additionally, participating in a clinical trial helps the medical community better understand worldwide health concerns. In turn, new and effective treatment options can be explored and developed. Volunteering in this way can be rewarding on many levels.

What exactly is a clinical trial?

Clinical research studies are designed to improve human health and well-being by exploring new medical treatments, preventions, diagnostics and medications. Evaluating the safety and efficacy of new approaches is what drives clinical trials, and also what propels advancements in global health.

Clinical trials fall into one of four categories:

Phase I studies assess the safety

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We are pleased to announce a new partnership with ZipTrials!  They provide a wonderful resource for patients looking to enroll in a clinical trial, along with excellent blog posts and news updates on all things healthcare.  For more information visit www.ziptrials.us

ZipTrials is very excited to be partnering up with NeedyMeds.org! A unique clinical trial registration site, ZipTrials makes it easy to enroll in medical research studies. In fact, it only takes three clicks. Showcasing a diverse offering of available clinical trials, ZipTrials features easy-to-use functionality and 24/7 availability.

Not only is the registration process seamless, it’s also 100 percent confidential – ZipTrials does not share any personal or private user information or medical history.

ZipTrials works closely with medical research facilities to find study participants quickly, while also educating the public about the unmatched benefits of such medical research. And unlike other clinical trial recruitment sites, we reinforce these efforts through aggressive advertising in key markets to make sure we’re highly visible to a broad cross-section of

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