The importance of scientific testing and clinical trials can be seen in the results. Take cases of Hepatitis C, for instance. It was once a disease that, once contracted, would need to be managed for the rest of the patients life. Now however, thanks to drug testing and clinical trials, it can be cured in up to ninety five percent of patients in less than twelve weeks. Throughout the clinical trial process, from phase 1 clinical trials to clinical trials in their final phases (typically phase 4), new innovations and discoveries are being made in the medical field and giving more and more people a second chance at the kind of life that they want to lead.
The process of clinical trials can typically be broken down into four separate stages. The first, phase 1 clinical trials, is to begin assessing the e