Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Linked to Serotonin
A University of Chicago professor explains his findings that serotonin induces gasping in oxygen-deprived infants. These results will probably not lead to Prozac prescriptions for babies, but they could be used to find a genetic marker for SIDS risk down the road.
Study Shows Development Time Decreasing
Economists discuss a recent article in Health Affairs, which argues that market demands, not R&D costs, determine drug prices.
Advisory Committee Recommends Tysabri Return
The recommendation shows traditional risk-benefit analysis is still working, experts say. But they also believe the Tysabri saga illustrates a trend towards increased use of advisory committees and requirements for drug mechanism data.
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