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The FDA and MIT Work on Drug Safety


The FDA is collaborating with MIT to come up with better ways to ensure drug safety. Given the FDA's poor track record in recent years in monitoring drug safety this is definitely a step in the right direction, but is it enough?

The Food and Drug Administration and Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced Thursday an agreement to develop an automated system to detect unanticipated problems with prescription drugs and medical devices.

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