A clinical study involves research using human volunteers that is intended to add to medical knowledge. A clinical trial's aim is to investigate medicines or medical devices to determine both their safety and efficacy before they are made available to the public.
The National Stroke Association has a overview of clinical studies strokes. There are hundreds of stroke-related clinical trials available.
- The Stroke Rehabilitation Evidence-Based Review comes out of Canada and reviews techniques, therapies, devices, procedures, and medications associated with stroke rehabilitation.
- Taking part of a research trial is always an option too. The items on the Internet Stroke Center's Clinical Trials and Drug Development page has all the links.
- ClinicalTrials.gov is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
- CureLauncher can list the clinical trials that are a match with a person's goals and conditions.