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The slowing of treatment discovery, 1965–1995

The discovery of effective disease treatments has slowed. This may be related to a misunderstanding of the treatment-discovery process, and an underappreciation of clinical investigations and off-label drug studies.

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Wurtman, R., Bettiker, R. The slowing of treatment discovery, 1965–1995. Nat Med 1, 1122–1125 (1995).

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