Little-known drug (Oxiracetam) keeps climbers minds sharp at high altitude

An obscure drug, oxiracetam, seems to boost the brain's blood supply and reduce cognitive deficits caused by altitude, according to a study at 4000 metres

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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