ABC’s Maureen Akers interviews Dr. Sarah Afework and Dr. Adam Chowdhury to discuss the purpose of clinical trials and how IACT is able to provide healthcare services to participating individuals. Columbus Regional Research Institute is an IACT research facility and those interested can contact a professional either by phone, web request or walk-in.
Women who participated in obstetrics and gynecology clinical trials experienced improved health outcomes compared to those who were not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary University of London in England. The researchers found this to be the case regardless of whether or not the trial’s treatment was found to be effective.1 The researchers conducted a review of 21 studies that focused on pregnancy and reproductive health. The review included 20,160 women and found that clinical trial participants