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Clinical research studies explore whether a study drug is safe and effective for patients. Study drugs are approved (or rejected) for medical use by health authorities based on data from clinical research studies.
Clinical research studies are important because they:
Currently, there are no approved treatment options for NASH. Many doctors recommend losing weight, as research suggests this helps to reduce the liver fat and scarring associated with the condition. However, many people struggle to make such lifestyle changes. Because of this, there is a significant need for new NASH drugs to be developed.
Who oversees clinical trials?
Who can participate in a clinical trial?
What is the name of the investigational drug?
Why is the investigational drug being studied?
What happens to personal information?
Can I withdraw from the clinical trial after I have started?
Do I have to pay to participate in the clinical trial?
Will I be paid for taking part/ reimbursed for travel?
Does my doctor have to give his/ her permission?
What is NASH
What is Cirrhosis?