Check out this article, which shares data showing that FDA approves more drugs than Health Canada and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Despite the belief that the approval process for drugs in the U.S. is rather slow, a new study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that, in fact, FDA has a faster review time than it’s comparatives by over three months. According to the article cited above, the study also indicated that “most new drug therapies were first approved for use in the United States.” Do these new findings suggest that FDA needs to amp up their drug approval process, or that Europe and Canada need to take note of FDA’s method?

Read more on how FDA approves drugs here.