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Medical News & Perspectives
November 26, 2008

Pediatric Research Gets Boost From Web

JAMA. 2008;300(20):2357-2358. doi:10.1001/jama.2008.646

For parents already stressed from caring for a child with an illness, deciding whether to enroll their youngster in a relevant clinical trial can be a daunting task. But a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Web site aims to make that process easier by providing parents with information about the risks and benefits of pediatric trials, the processes involved, and advice on how to assess such studies.