Articles by Trevor Stokes

Antidepressants For Hot Flashes: Mixed Messages

New findings suggest that the antidepressant Lexapro might make hot flashes a little less of a nuisance to women -- adding to the mixed bag of results regarding that drug's effect on menopause...

FDA Drafts Additional Safety Tests For Nanotech

U.S. health regulators said consumer products that use nanotechnology may have unknown effects on the human body, and advised food and cosmetic companies to further study the safety of these tiny...

Pharmacies Accused Of Profiting From Drug Shortages

Lawmakers are investigating three pharmacies in Maryland and North Carolina accused of passing critical drugs in short supply directly to wholesalers, who are likely to profit from the scarcity of life-saving medicines, rather than to the patients that need them.
Top court rejects two medical test patents

Medical Test Patents Rejected By Supreme Court

The Supreme Court rejected two patents on a method for monitoring a patient's blood to determine the best dosage for a drug, a decision that may affect the profitability of personalized medicine.

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