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HHS and FDA propose plan for importation of prescription drugs from other countries

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless today laid out a plan for the importation of prescription drugs intended for sale in other countries. Other countries pay lower prices for the same drugs, Azar said. Two pathways under the Safe importation Action Plan would get the… Read More »

What Are Nootropics or “Smart Drugs” or Cognitive Enhancers?

SOURCES: BMJ: “The Billion Dollar Business of Being Smart.” Chris D’Adamo, PhD, director of research and education, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews: “Cytidinediphosphocholine (CDP‐choline) for Cognitive and Behavioural Disturbances Associated With Chronic Cerebral Disorders in the Elderly,” “Huperzine A for Mild Cognitive Impairment,” “Vinpocetine for Cognitive… Read More »