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Study Shows Rise in Smart Drug Use By European Students

By Paul Gaita

Like their American counterparts, European college kids are using cognitive-enhancing drugs to boost exam performance. MORE  

Inside the Addiction Drug Pipeline

By Raphael Rosen

Over the next decade, new treatments are likely to include "cocktails" of two or three old drugs and possibly a treatment vaccine. Why is the drug pipeline for this major public health problem stuck at a trickle?  MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 2, 2013

By Bryan Le

Kids of deployed parents more likely to use booze and drugs, Modafinil is Wall Street's "smart drug", and Avicii curbs drinking after health scare. MORE  

Should Students Be Tested for Brain Drugs?

By McCarton Ackerman

Arguments that "cognitive enhancers" put non-drugged students at an unfair disadvantage could lead to college drug tests. MORE  

Camera Phones Monitor Meth-Head Compliance

By Kenneth Garger

Scientists say using cell phone photos to check that meth-addicts take their prescribed modafinil regularly is a viable plan. MORE  

Do Rx "Smart Pills" Really Make You Smarter?

By Dirk Hanson

Prescription pep pills like Ritalin, Adderall, and Provogil have become a favorite of over-achieving students and stock-brokers. But are cognitive enhancers safe and effective? MORE  

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