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Insulin: From Inspiring Discovery to Deadly Expense

Half a billion people today suffer from diabetes – a disease that causes high blood glucose levels. While many diseases remain untreatable, this isn’t the case with diabetes. The remarkable discovery and subsequent development of insulin injections has saved and...

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Evaluating Modafinil as a Smart Drug, 20 Years On

Modafinil (Provigil) first entered the U.S. markets in 1998 after FDA approval. Although it was originally intended for narcolepsy and related sleep disorders, it quickly garnered a reputation as an off-label ‘smart drug’. Using more than two decades of scientific...