I know many people with arthritis who like to follow along with the latest research findings and study results. While reading study abstracts, it's not uncommon for them to come across a word they don't understand. But, most of the time, they just skip over the unfamiliar terms.
I've compiled and defined some of the most common research terms. Most of the terms on my list have to do with the different types of clinical trials. Find it useful? Print it and keep it handy: Medical Research Terminology.
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