FDA abandons science with new ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation for drugs that receive almost no testing

(NaturalNews) For years, the pharmaceutical industry has been searching for new ways to get its drugs to market faster and with fewer pre-approval testing and clinical trial requirements. And it appears that the industry has made significant headway with the 2012 passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), which allows some untested drugs to be rushed to market very quickly under the designation of being a “breakthrough therapy.”

via FDA abandons science with new ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation for drugs that receive almost no testing.

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