By: Laura Geggel Published: 08/19/2015 07:55 PM EDT on LiveScience
The "smart drug" modafinil actually does work for some people, improving their per...
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By: Tanya Lewis
Published: March 26, 2015 08:00am ET
Boosting a person's smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of t...
Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?
Prescribing neuroenhancers is outside the area of medicine that is considered obligatory for a physician, so under what circumstances should it be considered unethical or unacceptable?
Provigil, a wake-promoting drug used to treat certain sleep disorders like narcolepsy, is also being used by some without the sleep disorder to keep t...
Drugs for Jet Lag
With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...
If you don't have a medical condition like ADHD or narcolepsy and you take stimulants, you are entering the world of performance enhancement, where many have tread and paid a great price.
When journalist David Plotz took Provigil, he said it should be sold as "the boss' little helper." It makes you work better and harder than before.
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