Interesting Fact - Drugs

Today it costs around £1 billion to bring a new drug to market.

(The pharmaceutical industry has to jump through so many hoops to follow regulations, test and ensure the safety of drugs, and when you think about the thalidomide scandal, rightly so.  However, it does mean that drug development is very expensive and extremely slow.

Now in the UK there is a "Right to Try" campaign, pushing to give the terminally ill the right to try untested drugs.

http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/45928)

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