Articles under Oxiracetam


  • Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D.

    Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D. Phil Micans interviews Dr. Ward Dean, who is perhaps best known to the public for his two best-selling books on ‘Smart Drugs & Nutrients’ (versions I and II) in the early 1990’s. Dr. Dean graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1967, and served in the Infantry for six years, posted to both Airborne and Ranger forces. He obtained his medical degree from Han Yang University in Korea in 1978, and re...
  • Beating Attention Deficit Disorder

      Beating Attention Deficit Disorder (or Nutrition and Nootropics For Focus & Attention) By James South MA   "Concentration" denotes the ability to sustain focused attention on a given object, external (such as people or rocks or colors), or internal (such as thoughts, feelings or sensations). The power of concentration also involves the ability to screen out irrelevant distractions that might divert or disrupt sustained, focused attention. Although animals ca...
  • Nootropics put your brain into overdrive

    Nootropics put your brain into overdrive Nootropics are low toxicity ‘smart drugs’ that boost brain activity and memory without affecting the nervous system. Some pharmaceuticals are called 'smart drugs' because of their ability to enhance the brain's function. Some smart drugs aren't a drug at all, they’re nutrients. A more accurate description of chemicals that can boost bra...
  • Nootropics - Reviewing The Smart-Drugs

    Nootropics - Reviewing The Smart-Drugs Over 30 years have passed since the "Nootropic Revolution" quietly began with the development of Piracetam (PIR) in the late 1960's. The second wave of this pharmacologic revolution occurred in the late 1970's with the development of Oxiracetam (OXR), Pramiracetam (PRM) and Aniracetam (ANR). The PIR-nootropics were revolutionary in at least two ways. They combined physiological and medical efficacy with a virtual absence of toxici...
  • James South - My Personal Supplement Regime

    James South - My Personal Supplement Regime Since 1971, at age 23, I have been pursuing the "elixir of life" and the "fountain of youth." I suffered many severe health problems from infancy, including disabling allergies and asthma; severe arthritis of the knees; motion sickness so severe I would sometimes vomit riding in the car; and neuromuscular balance and co-ordination problems that would frequently cause me to trip going upstairs, or even over my own feet. By the t...