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More than half of ‘new’ drugs are no better than established treatments

Pointless pills? More than half of ‘new’ drugs are no better than established treatments at reducing the risk of early death, easing symptoms or improving quality of life A study assessed 216 drugs that entered Germany between 2011 and 2017  Only a quarter were judged to have a ‘considerable or major added benefit’  58% had… Read More »