Neuron Culture

Archives for April, 2008

We’ve seen our brain on drugs. Here’s the dope on brainy people on drugs. Survey results of 1400 scientists (or Nature readers, anyway) on use of neuroenhancers Figure from Nature, “Poll results: look who’s doping” With baseball’s steroid scandals seemingly behind us now — or at least considered less newsworthy — the press has recently…

It seems that the rise in ER use comes not from the poor uninsured but from a much more affluent income sector. From the Wall St. Journal Health Blog: Rich, Not Poor, Are Crowding Emergency Rooms: This is the conventional wisdom: Priced out of health insurance, ever more Americans are crowding into emergency rooms because…