Poll results: look who’s doping

The prestigious scientific journal Nature asked its readers specifically about their use of three cognition enhancing drugs: methylphenidate (Ritalin), a stimulant normally used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder but well-known on college campuses as a 'study aid'; modafinil (Provigil), prescribed to treat sleep disorders but also used off-label to combat general fatigue or overcome jet [...]

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New Report: How safe are ADHD drugs in Children and Adolescents?

A recent study, Cardiovascular Events and Death in Children Exposed and Unexposed to ADHD Agents, compared the rate of severe cardiovascular events and death in children who use attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications versus nonusers. The study was a result of The American Heart Association raising concerns about the safety of these drugs. A cohort study [...]