Parkinson’s drugs stimulate urge to bet
By Nigel Hawkes, Health Editor
PATIENTS treated with drugs for Parkinson’s disease can turn into compulsive gamblers, a study suggests…
And taking an experimental drug is what kind of gambling?
The article goes on:
Six patients also developed other behavioural problems, including compulsive eating, increased alcohol consumption and an insatiable appetite for sex.
Oh my GOD – it turned them into Marines?!?
Drug side effects are no joke. I took an anti-biotic prescription and for the next month I couldn’t pronounce words with ‘K’ in them.
There’s my pitch for stem cell research.