Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Adolescent brains show reduced reward anticipation: "Understanding adolescent motivation is critical for understanding why so many young people drink alcohol and engage in associated behaviors such as drinking and driving and sexual risk-taking. That understanding also will be critical for shaping prevention messages that deter such behaviors..."

Monday, February 23, 2004

Prozac during pregnancy could harm baby: "A study of 34 mothers and their babies found the first direct evidence of a link between fetal exposure to Prozac and similar drugs and disrupted neurological development. Researchers linked abnormal sleeping patterns, heart rhythms and levels of alertness to drugs called selective-serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, of which Prozac (fluoxetine) is the best known."