FDA Approval Process: The case of Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

FDA Approval Process: The case of Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

Rosiglitazone (Avandia) is an antidiabetic drug in the thiazolidinedione class of drugs. It works as an insulin sensitizer, by binding...

Attention-driven choice: FDA vs. Compounding pharmacies

Attention-driven choice: FDA vs. Compounding pharmacies

In October of 2012, the Food and Drug Administration announced a nationwide recall of sterile products compounded by the New...

Punctuated-Equilibrium Framework and Citizens United

Punctuated-Equilibrium Framework and Citizens United

Policy change doesn’t happen overnight, even though that is how it seems.  The general public notices after a landmark piece...

Attention-driven choice: DEA vs. Omnicare, Inc

Attention-driven choice: DEA vs. Omnicare, Inc

In the spring of 2012, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) landed a major blow to the operations of Long Term...

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