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Quick Hits: FDA Panel Favors New Depression Drug, Marijuana Use and Depression & More
An FDA advisory committee overwhelmingly voted in favor of approving esketamine, which is related to the party drug ketamine, as…
Many new drugs that are used in children were never actually tested on them or approved for them prior to…
Are New Drugs Real Advances for Patients?
64 out of 92 new drugs recently examined in a medical journal were no better — or worse! — than…
Is that New Drug Better? Safer? There’s Really No Way to Know
In order for a drug to be approved by the FDA, a pharmaceutical company must demonstrate that the drug is…
Many FDA advisory committee members later receive kickbacks from the very pharma companies whose drug they approved. How can we…
Criticism that the FDA doesn’t approve drugs fast enough ignores the fact that most drugs are approved in the US…
Recent Drug Approval Highlights Less Stringent FDA Criteria
The FDA’s March approval of Noctiva (desmopressin) is an example of the agency approving a drug where the risks outweigh…
This week, Su and Jonathan discuss a new study that shows that fast-tracked and prioritized drug approvals by the FDA…
Can You Trust a New Drug?
A new study finds that nearly 1 out of 3 drugs approved by the FDA has a safety issue after…
Quick Hits: Safety Issues for Hep C Drugs, Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects & More
More than 1,500 additional cases of liver injury have been discovered that are associated with the newest class of hepatitis…
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