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FDA moving to 'risk-based' inspections even as valsartan scare adds new wrinkle to oversight

FDA inspections of generic drug plants are on the rise and should continue to increase through 2019, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said this week in a series of tweets.  But the game has changed, Gottlieb pointed out, with the number of pre-approval inspections growing more than surveillance inspections, in part to approve more generics in an effort… Read More »

Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Adds Years To Your Life, But Only By Taking Them Away From Others

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Researchers at the University of Rhode Island published a study Friday revealing that the Mediterranean diet can, in fact, add years to one’s life, but only by taking them away from others. “Our study confirms that a diet rich in foods such as olive oil, fish, and green vegetables can extend one’s lifespan… Read More »

“Empire” Plot Adds HIV, PrEP and Two Black Men in Love

Actor Jussie Smollett of the hit TV series Empire has been pushing for an HIV-centric plotline for some time. This season, the topic of HIV finally gets the star treatment. Smollett’s character, the openly gay Jamal—son of less-than-accepting hip-hop mogul Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard)—is falling in love with Kai (Toby Onwumere), a journalist living with… Read More »