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Neurology Experts Draw Attention To Teenage Overuse Of Memory-Enhancing Drugs
2013-03-14 07:28:02

A growing trend in the use of “study drugs” by teens has come under fire by the country’s top neurological group. Such drugs are being increasingly prescribed by doctors to give children and teens a boost in their cognitive function to help them focus more, study harder and perform better in school.

2013-03-12 10:02:19

A new drug may improve memory problems in people with moderate Alzheimer's disease.

2013-03-11 13:22:56

The drug natalizumab is effective for treating multiple sclerosis (MS), but it increases the risk of a rare but potentially fatal brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).

2013-03-11 10:37:29

A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.