Why Research Volunteering Is No Thankless Task, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog, we went over some of the reasons why participating in a clinical trial may benefit you. While participating in clinical research is known to bring several positives to the general medical community, some think of it as a thankless individual task – this simply isn’t the case. At...

Understanding the Placebo Effect in Clinical Research

While most who haven’t participated in them may not know much about clinical trials, one related term that even many outside the medical community are well aware of is the “placebo effect.” Commonly used in many ways, including some that might not actually be correct, the placebo effect refers to the power of the mind...

Questions and Disclaimers Before Clinical Trials

Questions and Disclaimers Before Clinical Trials If you’re considering participating in a clinical trial in the near future, whether for a condition you have or as a healthy volunteer, you’ll be doing a great service if you choose to move forward. These studies can make a huge difference for care for various conditions into the...

Learning the Phases of Clinical Trials

Learning the Phases of Clinical Trials When it comes to the world of clinical research, there are several distinct types of trials that may take place. Clinical studies all use human participants to help add to medical knowledge in a given area, but the exact procedures, products and approaches used during these trials can vary...

Elements of Trial Participant Selection

At AGA Clinical Trials, we’re proud of the careful and detailed approach we take in our paid clinical trials. Our dedicated staff is fully up to speed on every part of the trial process, from start to finish, ensuring that research is conducted using proper methods and without error. One of the most important parts...