Prozac is killing bacteria in the Great Lakes

So many humans are taking Prozac that traces of the antidepressant drug are showing up in the Great Lakes of the United States, where bacteria are dying as a result. Microbiologist Steve Mauro has studied water samples from the Great Lakes in Erie, Pennsylvania, and found that Prozac ingredient fluoxetine is killing… » 5/31/11 10:40am 5/31/11 10:40am

Will We Drug Soldiers to Make Them Depressed?

Will soldiers of the future be given serotonin depressors to make them depressed and therefore fearless? A new study released Friday shows that people with a low level of serotonin do not "reflexively avoid" bad situations, and are more likely to explore risky and dangerous places. This is a sorry state in everyday… » 2/04/08 7:30am 2/04/08 7:30am