Plug for pill

 作者:呼延钫     |      日期:2019-03-02 09:12:06
The US Food and Drug Administration should consider approving the French ‘abortion pill’ mifepristone (RU486) on the basis of European data, rather than waiting for clinical trials in the US, according to a panel of experts convened by the US National Academy of Sciences. ‘Mifepristone appears to be efficacious and safe,’ the panel states in a report released last week. The panel also called for ‘aggressive research’ on using RU486 and other drugs in the antiprogrestin class as contraceptives and as treat-ment for endometriosis, uter-ine fibroids, advanced breast cancer and meningioma brain tumours. In January,