What are clinical trials?
Clinical trials are a key research tool used in studies that provide a scientific basis for advising and treating people and advancing medical knowledge. They explore whether or not a treatment works, how well it works, the side effects of a treatment, and the impact of this treatment on certain illnesses and different groups of people.
While making some simple lifestyle changes can help lower your cholesterol, some people require treatments to manage their cholesterol levels. It’s incredibly important that both existing and emerging treatments are thoroughly trialled so that they’re as safe and effective as possible.