63198573 story The Problems With Drug Testing 166 Posted by Soulskill on Wednesday July 30, 2014 @04:30PM from the inject-directly-into-eyeball-six-times-daily dept. gallifreyan99 writes: Every drug you take will have been tested on people before it—but that testing process is meant to be tightly controlled, for the safety of everyone involved. Two investigations document the questionable methods used in many studies, and the lack of oversight the FDA seems to have over the process. First, drugs are increasingly being tested on homeless, destitute and mentally ill people. Second, it turns out many human trials are being run by doctors who have had their licenses revoked for drug addiction, malpractice and worse.