FDA Approves Drugs Faster Than Ever But Relies On Weaker Evidence, Researchers Find

(By Sydney Lupkin for NPR)

The Food and Drug Administration has gotten faster at approving new prescription drugs over the past four decades, but the evidence it relies on in making those decisions is getting weaker, according to new research published Tuesday.

As a result, there are more cures and treatments on the market but less proof that they are safe and effective.  Continue reading article here…

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