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In the wake of debate over regulatory approval standards for medicines, a new survey finds that most physicians favorably view the approaches taken by the Food and Drug Administration, but a key “disconnect” also exists between their perceptions and the reality of the approval process.

Of nearly 700 respondents, 80 percent agreed that the FDA process helps “protect the public from ineffective or dangerous drugs.” And 65 percent reported they were satisfied with the standards used by the FDA to approve medicines, while only 24 percent indicated approval standards are too high, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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