The US Food and Drug Administration has given its approval on Tuesday for a large-scale, Phase III clinical trial of MDMA, more popularly known as Ecstasy, as a prescription medication, potentially for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, a common condition in soldiers sent to war-stricken countries, such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
Amphetamine, a potent brain-stimulating drug, commonly prescribed for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, may slow down the rise of your body temperature and disguise signs of fatigue or exhaustion –- but it comes with ramifications.
A safe, inexpensive, and highly efficient way to speed up and improve the search of new germicides – this is what a team of scientists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, in collaboration with their colleagues from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and Gause Institute of New Antibiotics, have developed.
A new research from the University of Eastern Finland has found that roughly one-third of people suffering from the memory-robbing disease, Alzheimer’s, use prescription medicines for pain management after they’re diagnosed.
The government of South Korea has confirmed that a new case of Zika virus infection has hit the country. The Asian country now has already reported a total of 16 cases of the infection since its first confirmed case back in March of this year.
Brain imaging exams of high school football players displayed changes in their brain tissue connected to head trauma they sustained after playing for just one season, a new study recently presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) last November 28 says
Blurred version is a common complaint among astronauts who have just got back to Earth after a recent trip to outer space. NASA’s Scott Kelly is one of them.
Detailed images from Sentinel-1 satellites reveal that one of San Francisco’s prominent skyscrapers, the Millennium Tower, sinking little by little every year.
The European Space Agency announced that Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station next year, through an official statement released on November 24. Nespoli will be launched on a Soyuz vehicle in May 2017 on a five-month mission, which is part of a barter agreement between NASA and Italy’s ASI space agency involving ESA astronauts, according to ESA.
Eli Lilly and Co.’s promising pharmaceutical drug for memory-fading disease, Alzheimer’s, has failed its large clinical trial. According to the company’s official statement, patients treated with solanezumab did not experience a statistically significant slowing in cognitive decline compared to patients treated with placebo.
After quitting the European Union, the British government has expressed its utmost support to the European Space Agency.
The office of US President-elect Donald J. Trump has announced that Founders Fund Principal Trae Stephens will join its transition team for the Department of Defense. Stephens will join Trump’s so-called landing team.
The Internet is abuzz over a NASA photo of the Martian surface, which according to discussions on countless UFO forums shows an "alien UFO mothership."
The future of space is looking brighter than ever for Europeans, as the European Space Agency (ESA) announces that nine of its missions will be extended until 2018 through an official statement.
Associate Professor Lok Shee-Mei and her team at the Emerging Infectious Disease Programme of Duke-NUS further explored the previously discovered C10, which is believed by most experts as the most potent antibody that can neutralize the Zika virus.