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What is a clinical trial? Support your description with literary rationale. Why do you believe clinical trials are beneficial?

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A clinical trial is a type of research study that tests how well new medical approaches, drugs, or devices work in people. There are various types of clinical trials. They are listed below:

Phase I: Researchers test a new drug or treatment in a small group of people for the first time to evaluate its safety, determine a safe dosage range, and identify side effects.

Phase II: The drug or treatment is given to a larger group of people to see if it is effective and to further ...

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What is a clinical trial and how are they beneficial.