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ADHD Medication Lowers Crime
2012-11-23 05:10:50

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study by British and Swedish researchers recently found that medication for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could help reduce some instances of criminal behavior. Medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and other drugs could help limit hyperactivity and elevate the ability to focus. Reuters reports that Ritalin is produced by Novartis, a Swedish drug maker, while companies sell other ADHD drugs like Eli Lilly...

Ecstasy Will Make You Forget It All, Literally
2012-07-27 10:09:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new study detailing the dangers of ecstasy claims that taking just 10 pills per year can led to memory problems similar to those occurring during the earliest stages of dementia. According to Fiona Macrae of the Daily Mail, scientists from the University of Cologne studied younger people who admitted that they had taken the drug, also known by its chemical name, MDMA, in the past and planned to do again in the future. Each...

2012-07-26 10:13:03

New study finds evidence of memory impairments with 1 year of recreational use There has been significant debate in policy circles about whether governments have over-reacted to ecstasy by issuing warnings against its use and making it illegal. In the UK, David Nutt said ecstasy was less dangerous than horseback riding, which led to him being fired as the government's chief drug advisor. Others have argued that ecstasy is dangerous if you use it a lot, but brief use is safe. New...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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