nootropic


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no·o·trop·ic

(nō-ō-trop'ik),
Denotes an agent having an effect on memory.

nootropic

adjective Referring to a nootropic agent.
 
noun Any agent—drug, functional food, nutraceutical or nutritional supplement—which is thought to improve mental function, including attention, cognition, concentration, memory or motivation, allegedly by increasing the availability of neurotransmitters, enzymes or hormones, and by increasing O2 delivery or stimulating neural activity.

There is little clinical evidence that most agents advertised as nootropics actually work as advertised.

nootropic

(nō″ă-trŏp′ĭk) [Gr. nous, mind + tropikos, turning, affecting]
Capable of improving or preserving memory, of potentiating learning, or of preventing cognitive decline or dementia.
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In pursuit of that mission, it develops and distributes nootropics to enhance mental ability and geroprotectors to promote healthy life extension, with open-source formulas and evidence-based doses of the most effective nutrients.
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Group VI received extract with most nootropic activity (50 mg/kg) for 7 days when 90 min of extract treated, scopolamine (HCL (0.4 mg/kg) was given.
Nootromins is an advanced nootropic supplement designed to optimise memory and cognitive functionality.
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Combining a nootropic drug (e.g., modafinil) with acommercial "cognitive-enhancing program" is occurring in student populations (Eiickenhorst et al., 2012; KL, pers.
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Hence, in this study, we have investigated the possible nootropic effects of CM using the aluminum chloride-induced dementia mouse model.
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Piracetam is a memory-enhancing nootropic drug that has been demonstrated to reverse induced memory impairment.