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- n. A test of a medication or other medical treatment (such as a medical device), usually a comparison against a placebo, other medications or devices, or the standard medical treatment for a patient's condition.
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- n. a rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects; in the United States it is conducted under the direction of the FDA before being made available for general clinical use
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Faustman, along with Harvard colleague David Nathan, will soon launch a clinical trial in humans, funded by a private $11.5 million grant—provided by Lee Iacocca’s Iacocca Foundation.
There has never been a clinical trial on the effects of glutathione infusions in healthy humans or developmentally disabled children.
With true — bordering on obnoxious — grit, she pushes her way into a clinical trial run by brusque doc Atticus Sherman, played by Alan Alda.
There has never been a clinical trial testing chelation for autism; one government-funded trial was halted after scientists at Cornell University and the University of California, Santa Cruz, found that rats without heavy metal poisoning who were chelated showed signs of cognitive impairment.