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The risks and appeal of participating in drug trials

The number of people willing to participate in medical trials appears to be on the increase.

A recent survey by the National Institute of Health Research found that nearly three quarters of those questioned would participate in drug trials.

BBC Breakfast has found that some research companies have seen a huge rise in the number of applicants.

The BBC's Jenny Hill has been given exclusive access to two medical trials.

  • 22 May 2012
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