|Clinical research is a branch of medical care technologies that determines the protection and efficiency of medicines, devices, etc intended for human use. These may be used for protection, therapies or for reducing signs and symptoms of a disease. Clinical Research is different from clinical practice.
A clinical research journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.