Participating in Clinical Trials
Frequently Asked Questions
5. What is a prevention trial?
Prevention trials study ways to reduce the risk of getting a disease. These trials attempt to find out if
- lifestyle changes, such as exercising more, getting more sleep, keeping mentally active, or eating nutritious foods, can prevent a problem
- taking certain medicines, vitamins, or getting vaccines will prevent a disease in people who have never had the disease or prevent a disease from returning.