RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Placebo (INACTIVE)

A collection of news and information related to Placebo (INACTIVE) published by this site and its partners.

Top Placebo (INACTIVE) Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Caffeine can help jolt your memory

    Caffeine can help jolt your memory
    Have trouble remembering where you parked the car? A double shot espresso could help. A new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that the same amount of caffeine you'd find in a grande latte can enhance long-term memory in humans. "We...
  • FDA approves new diabetes medication

    FDA approves new diabetes medication
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the drug dapagliflozin, the second of a new class of medications that aim to improve glycemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The drug will be marketed under the name...
  • Vitamin E slows Alzheimer's progression

    Vitamin E slows Alzheimer's progression
    Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease were able to care for themselves longer and needed less help performing everyday chores when they took a daily capsule containing 2,000 IUs of alpha tocopherol, or vitamin E, a study has found. Compared...
  • Caffeine can help memory: Have a latte, stop forgetting

    Caffeine can help memory: Have a latte, stop forgetting
    Many people typically need a cup of coffee for a caffeine kick to get through the morning, but according to a recent study published by the Nature Neuroscience journal, caffeine can also help enhance your memory.  In an experiment conducted by Michael...
  • Viagra for women? Blue pills may help alleviate menstrual cramps

    Viagra for women? Blue pills may help alleviate menstrual cramps
    Viagra may no longer be just for the gentlemen. A new study suggests that those little blue pills may also help women, though not in the way you might think. Researchers have found that sildenafil citrate, the main ingredient in Viagra, Revatio and...
  • How do Americans waste $28 billion a year? On vitamins, doctors say

    How do Americans waste $28 billion a year? On vitamins, doctors say
    Looking for ways to save money in 2014? Here's some advice from doctors: Stop buying vitamins. Time after time, studies have shown that vitamin and mineral supplements don’t prevent disease or death. And yet consumers keep buying them, lament...
  • Flu shots may reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death

    Flu shots may reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death
    Get a flu shot to ward off a case of influenza, and as an added bonus you’ll reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other type of unpleasant “cardiovascular event,” a new study finds. For some time, researchers have suspected...
  • FDA speedily approves Imbruvica, a treatment for rare lymphoma

    FDA speedily approves Imbruvica, a treatment for rare lymphoma
    Less than five months after a pair of biotech companies submitted a candidate cancer drug to the Food & Drug Administration, the FDA has approved the drug ibrutinib as a "breakthrough therapy" for a rare and deadly form of the cancer, mantle cell...
  • The chemistry of love: Oxytocin may drive monogamy in relationships

    The chemistry of love: Oxytocin may drive monogamy in relationships
    Come for the romance, stay for the oxytocin. That’s the neurobiological bottom line on monogamy, according to a new study. Men spritzed with oxytocin, a hormone from the pituitary gland, showed a renewed attraction for the faces of their...
  • Diet drug Contrave to get another shot at FDA approval

    Diet drug Contrave to get another shot at FDA approval
    The makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Contrave said this week they have taken a key first step in showing that the medication does not boost the heart and stroke risks of those taking it, and they announced plans to return to the Food and Drug...
  • Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates

    Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism, study indicates
    Oxytocin, the "cuddle" hormone that makes mothers' milk flow, men faithful to their mates and even tough negotiators more trusting, also makes children with autism more attuned to social cues in others, a new study says. The study found that compared to...