|Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, November 19 2012 @ 03:03 PM EST|
|Try following some of the work and decisions by the US FDA and EPA.|
Turning the drug testing process over to a government agency would be no
guarantee of either lower costs or more accurate results.
If the FDA had full control of the testing process and used toxicity standards
similar to what the EPA uses you wouldn't be able to get aspirin or penicillin
In the last decade the FDA forced several drugs of the market that were the most
effective treatment for potentially terminal conditions due to the discovery of
potentially lethal side effects in less than 1% of cases.
This is insanity. If I have a disease that has a 90%+ chance of killing me and
there was a treatment that had an 80% chance to cure the disease and a 20%
chance of killing me personally I would take those odds. However today's FDA
wouldn't give me the option of making that choice.
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