Study: Rushing FDA approvals might compromise drug safety

Harvard University researchers found drugs the FDA cleared shortly before its deadline are more prone to safety problems than those approved with time to spare. The FDA said it does not grant approval unless it is ready. It "has the option of denying approval altogether if there is any question about safety," said Janet Woodcock, head of the agency's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.

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