You can be rewarded for your time

September 15, 2021 4:20 am

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There are plenty of ways that you can help by giving up your timeout to help others. One way of doing this is to participate in Paid Research Studies. These are where you help by taking an experimental drug or treatment and then record the results.

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On the face of it this might be a risky idea. For example the boy who was the subject of Jenner’s first attempts and using Cowpox to fight against Smallpox. The lad was not paid but Edward Jenner was able to learn a huge amount about the nature of disease and virus by doing. It comes to a point where a human is going to have to take the treatment to see if it actually works outside of a laboratory and not in a petri dish or a test tube.

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You can be rest assured that the scientists, chemists and medical practitioners that are developing the drug are confident that it is safe for you to take. However they need to see if it can be used in the wider world or if it is ineffective. There may be some side effects that they can contract but they need a live human being to do it. It’s not hard. You take the drug (or the placebo, you won’t be told for obvious reasons) and are monitored to see what happens. You’re in safe hands at all points.