Academics Profit By Making the Case for Opioid Painkillers
As an epidemic of narcotic painkiller abuse raged across America in 2006, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a medical journal report connecting deaths from those drugs to up to a 500 percent increase in prescriptions. In that same journal, a couple of
Some investors have bull market blues
Most investors love a raging bull market. But for some investors who bet on the wrong stocks two years ago, the current rally is a painful reminder of how it feels to get left out. They are the ones with the bull market blues. Since the stock market hit rock bottom on March 9, 2009, nearly every
Back to School Tech Products
But under this edition of now you know I'm Mike in New York will summer's coming to an time to start. those back to school items joining us now to talk about some of the latest offerings from the tech world that will make your school life a little bit easier technology contributor for ABC. Andrea
One in Five Americans 'Excessively Sleepy,' Study Finds
Americans often weigh more than people in Europe, and we've been accused of being louder and ruder. New research finds there is at least one more difference between Americans and Europeans. Americans are often sleepier. Nearly one in five Americans suffers from chronic "excessive sleepiness,"
Health Highlights: Jan. 13, 2010
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay : Artificial Pancreas Nearly Ready for Patient Testing Testing of an experimental artificial pancreas in diabetes patients could begin within a year and, if all goes well, the device could be on
Jet Lag Drug Allows Travelers Be at 'Top of Game'
Nuvigil, Drug Used for Narcolepsy, Works Until Circadian Clock Adjusts to Time Change
Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2010
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay : FDA Considers Jet Lag Drug A drug called Nuvigil could become the first medicine specifically approved in the United States to treat jet lag. Nuvigil is a slightly modified version of an older
Look for a list of industry leaders in 10-K reports
Q: How can I find a list of the stocks involved in the stem-cell research area? A: With attention placed on the promise of stem-cell research by the Obama Administration, investors are looking for a way to cash in. Stem-cell research is a promising area of medical research, which some believe might
Narcolepsy Drug Might Be Addictive
Finding comes as use of stimulant for enhanced mental function is on the increase.
Scientists: Drugs to boost brain power should be legal for wider use
Healthy people should have the right to boost their brains with pills, like those prescribed for hyperactive kids or memory-impaired older folks, several scientists contend in a provocative commentary. College students are already illegally taking prescription stimulants like Ritalin to help them