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An Exploration of the Human Brain: Charlie Rose

Tonight, we continue on our exploration of the human brain with the look at the relationship between childhood adversity and the developing brain. …

Neuroscience
Mind

Statistics On Stimulant Use | PBS - Medicating Kids | FRONTLINE

New Research Finds 20 Percent of College Students Abuse Prescription Stimulants - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids - Where Families Find Answers

Almost one-fifth of college students say they abuse prescription stimulants, a new survey finds. The most commonly abused stimulants are medications …

Medicine
Medicine
Mind

Improving Time-Management Skills as a New College Student

Are you starting college this year? If so, then you might be feeling understandably anxious about the idea of being a college student; how will you …

A pilot trial of piracetam and ginkgo biloba for the treatment of cocaine dependence. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Chronic cocaine use is associated with cognitive deficits that may reduce the effectiveness of psychosocial treatment and promote relapse …

Controlled pilot study of piracetam for pediatric opsoclonus-myoclonus.

2001 Nov-Dec;24(6):352-7.<p>1National Pediatric Myoclonus Center, Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box …

Prescription stimulants in individuals with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: misuse, cognitive impact, and adverse effects.

2012 Sep;2(5):661-77. doi: 10.1002/brb3.78. Epub 2012 Jul 23.<p>1Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation Los Angeles, California.<p>Abstract<p>Prescription …

Medicine

Early postnatal effects of noopept and piracetam on declarative and procedural memory of adult male and female rats.

2005 Jun;139(6):683-7.<p>1Laboratory of Psychopharmacology, V. V. Zakusov Institute of Pharmacology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow. …

Smart Regulation For Smart Drugs

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt are co-founders of Nootrobox, an e-commerce nootropic company.</i><p>“For the modern mad men and wolves of Wall Street, gone are the days of widespread day drinking and functional cocaine use. Instead, in this age of efficiency above all else, corporate …

Administrative Law

FDA Approved 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Improves Brain Function With Almost Zero Side Effects

Modafinil is already approved in the U.S. for the treatment of narcolepsy, a kind of a brain disorder that induces sleep at inappropriate times, also …

Anti-aging pill startup Elysium Health inks at least $20 million in Series B funding

Elysium Health markets a pill formulated with ingredients it says will keep you feeling young and, according to a source close to the matter and documents obtained by TechCrunch, the startup has closed on $20 million in Series B financing at what we’re told is a $157 million valuation led by …

Selling
Silicon Valley

Seeking an edge, these brain hackers mix up risky chemical cocktails for breakfast

<i>Editor’s note: PBS NewsHour is a partner with STAT, a new national publication reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — …

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

I tried Silicon Valley's favorite 'brain-enhancing' drugs

GIF<p>It’s 3 p.m., and I am <i>crushing</i> my e-mail inbox. At this time of day, I’m typically struggling to stave off the post-lunch slowdown by downing …

My healthy recipe (bok choy) | shopswell

3 tablespoons olive oil in a non stick sautee pan <br>1 pound sliced boneless chicken thighs or breast <br>1 large onion sliced <br>3 heads bok choy (bottom core …

They're Back and Waiting To Go Home with You | shopswell

Kids every where are begging for these adorable little guys. The movie is out and the theaters are crawling with the great movie. Lids from two to …

10 Inexpensive Ways to Refresh your Home | shopswell

We all want a presentable home and this is time of the year we need to refresh items due to lots of holiday guests and people coming in and out more …

Facts about avocados | shopswell

Did you know avocados can play a big part in a diabetic life to help control blood sugar levels they have a lot of fat in them. But, they’re good for …

50 Shades of Grey | shopswell

I have always enjoyed grey clothing. I could choose accessories to match anything grey in my closet. Most ladies had that go to little "black dress" …

Watermelon Facts | shopswell

<b>Here is an article on some amazing facts about watermelon hope you all find it as interesting as i did.</b><p><b>Watermelon is an excellent fruit that</b> …

What you need to know before buying a Volkswagen Syncro van for your dream road trip

Steak pizzaiola | shopswell

<b>Steak Pizzaiola Recipe</b><p><b>total time: about 2 1/2 hours.</b><p><b>yield: about 8 servings.</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>2 – 3 pounds chuck steak, bone-in</b>• <b><br>3 tbsp olive oil</b>• <b><br>1/8 – 1/4 tsp</b> …

Vicks Personal Steam Inhaler Review | Shopswell

Vicks Personal Steam Inhaler<p>share<p>$25.66<p>Buy from Amazon<p>I am a huge fan of Vicks products when I get stuffy, congested or sick. Recently I got a Vicks …

Simply Salsa | shopswell

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 Large ripened tomatoes (cored) finely chopped<p>1 Medium yellow onion minced<p>1 Medium red/purple onion minced<p>1/2 Cup fresh finely chopped …

Yes Heaven Is For Real | shopswell

I have only told this story to a few. Mostly to my closest friends and to my family. And as of now to you. It began July 11, 2014 at approximately …