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2009-03-18 06:55:00

A small government study suggests that the narcolepsy drug modafinil — a so-called "smart drug" increasingly being used to enhance cognitive abilities — may be more addictive than doctors thought.

2009-03-16 07:38:00

DUBLIN, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has decided to withdraw the European Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system) for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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2009-02-23 15:03:56

Cocaine use can have toxic effects on brain cells (neurons) that produce dopamine, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report that appears today in the journal Psychiatry Research.

2009-02-20 01:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and DUBLIN, February 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has signed an agreement with UCB to acquire the worldwide rights to EQUASYM(R) IR and XL (methylphenidate hydrochloride) (excluding the USA, Canada and Barbados) used for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). EQUASYM XL is approved and marketed in 10 countries (outside the USA, Canada, and...

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2009-01-26 09:25:00

Drugs prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can induce hallucinations even when taken as directed, US government researchers announced on Monday.

2009-01-08 16:00:00

A special issue of American Journal of Medical Genetics (AJMG): Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest progress in genetic research of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The issue covers major trends in the field of complex psychiatric genetics, underscoring how genetic studies of ADHD have evolved, and what approaches are needed to uncover its genetic origins.

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2008-12-08 07:25:00

Scientists released a hotly debated commentary Sunday stating that healthy people should have the right to boost their brains with pills, like those prescribed for hyperactive kids or memory-impaired older folks.

2008-12-03 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes.

2008-12-02 13:50:00

GILBERT, Ariz., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ENERGYPARENTING(R) is a proven antidote to the disorder-diagnosis-drug trend threatening our kids.

2008-12-03 12:09:26

Teens are fascinated by their brains, the way they work, change, and even "freeze" sometimes.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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