"Clinical trials are part of clinical research and at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. Clinical trials can study:
The goal of clinical trials is to determine if these treatment, prevention, and behavior approaches are safe and effective."
-NIH Clinical Research Trials and You: The Basics (https://www.nih.gov/health-information/nih-clinical-research-trials-you/basics)
This guide provides information about what a clinical trial is and how you can find clinical trials.