Researchers identified five unapproved drugs in dangerous combinations and doses in over-the-counter cognitive enhancement drugs. Side effects of the unapproved drugs include increases and decreases in blood pressure, agitation, and sedation.
A new study reports the a majority of Swiss students questioned were against the use of cognitive enhancement drugs.
A new study reports modafilnil, a drug developed to treat narcolepsy and often touted as a 'smart drug', actually does provide cognitive benefits, at least for a particular subset of skills.
Zaheera Shabbir presents her opinion about the use of nootropics as smart drugs to enhance cognitive abilities.