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Ritalin Kid

By Nick Dothée

People downplay the severity of this chemical imbalance, and as I get older and struggle with the link between my ADD and my addictions, the flippancy people have about ADD is beginning to piss me off. MORE  

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  

ADHD Drugs Could Have Long-Term Consequences On Memory

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study showed that over time cognitive enhancing substances can have a negative impact on the brain's plasticity. MORE  

College Students See No Issue With Using ADHD Drugs To Study

By McCarton Ackerman

For students without ADHD, taking drugs like Ritalin and Adderall have dramatically increased their ability to focus, though sometimes to their own detriment. MORE  

More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

By Shawn Dwyer

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. MORE  

Research Shows Ritalin Causes Long-Term Brain Injury

By John Lavitt

Though still in the research phase, a new study showed that the ADHD drug can potentially cause clinical depression and damage to the frontal lobes. MORE  

Young Women the Fastest Growing Users of ADHD Meds

By Bryan Le

While young boys still dominate the Ritalin and Adderall market, adult women are very quickly catching up. MORE  

Landmark Study Wrongly Claimed Meds Best Treatment for ADHD, Authors Say

By Allison McCabe

Experts now believe that a combination of medication and therapy may yield the best treatment results. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drug tests before exams could curb students' ritalin use, investigation reveals copious cocaine use at Wimbeldon tennis tournament, and the Church of England considers "champagne christenings." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 28, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Ritalin could "cure" cocaine addiction, synthetic drugs make "millions" for terrorists, and Dallas Cowboys' Josh Brent returns to jail after a failed drug test. MORE  

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