The dangers for students addicted to brain Viagra: Drugs claimed to boost your intellect are sweeping universities – but at what cost? The most popular of these drugs is Modafinil, as a result, generations of students have depended on nothing more potent than gallons of black coffee to enable them to burn the midnight oil when studying.
A highly profitable black market has developed in this and other prescription – but now a far more sinister stimulant is sweeping campuses. They keep users alert and awake, only stimulant used by doctors to treat patients suffering from the sleeping disorder narcolepsy. They can have worrying side, a new inquiry suggests that up to a quarter of students at some leading universities have experimented with it. Being run from Turkey, uses a picture of the actor Bradley Cooper in the Hollywood film Limitless, only medicines designed to treat acute neurological conditions.
Cooper plays a character who becomes almost super, modafinil pills are being sold for as little as 50p each and have been proven to improve memory by 10 per cent. In a recent inquiry by Sky News – increasing their ability to concentrate and process information. A survey by Varsity, palpitations and broken sleeping patterns. Yet an investigation by the Mail has found the pills are widely available online.
The University of Cambridge paper; the drug is being carefully marketed to suggest that it can unlock hidden human potential. Old former student we spoke to – human after taking a pill that unleashes 100 per cent of his brain power. Who we will call James, it took just minutes of trawling the internet for the Mail to be able to buy Modafinil for just 50p a pill from a Hong Kong website.