Narcolepsy Drug Eyed for Cocaine Users
24-April-2006, United States, The Washington Post
The hottest topic in cocaine addiction is another drug _ a medicine already sold to wake up narcoleptics.
Hundreds of cocaine users are testing whether that legal pill, called modafinil, could help them kick the addiction, and there's early ...
Cold Drug Curbs Considered in Meth Fight
05-June-2005, United States, washingtonpost.com
The days of buying some cold remedies off the shelf in drug stores soon may be gone, a casualty of the methamphetamine epidemic.
Already more than a dozen states have laws that require retailers to sell Sudafed, Nyquil and other medicines only ...
Illicit 'Study Drugs' Tempting More Students
02-June-2005, United States, ABC News
Maggie is an "A" student at a top university — highly motivated, and determined to do well.
But when she recently allowed "Primetime Live" cameras to follow her during finals week, she asked not to have her real name or the school she was ...
26-January-2005, United States, BoiseWeekly
Lawmakers’ war on drugs targets cold medicines
by carissa wolf
Casey Wright races through another January night that blends into another day unpunctuated by the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep. The mom, the artist, the self-employed ...
'Greenies' still drugs of choice
17-January-2005, United States, Rocky Mountain News
The unveiling Thursday of baseball's new drugs-testing policy did more than renew debate about how to tackle steroids use - it also highlighted the sport's long, not-so-secret relationship with amphetamines.
Amphetamines, commonly known as ...
Call these drugs IQ-profen
15-January-2005, United States, Houston Chronicle
It would be hard to imagine improving on the intelligence of computer engineer Bjoern Stenger, a doctoral candidate at Cambridge University. Yet for several hours, a pill seemed to make him even brainier.
Participating in a research project, ...
Pressed to do well on admissions tests, students ...
08-November-2004, United States, sfgate.com
BETHESDA, Md. -- On the morning he was to take the SAT last March, a 17-year-old senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in suburban Washington went looking for a bottle of pills. His score on practice tests had been too low and, with his sights ...
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