Doctors in Amsterdam say that a drug usually associated with drowsiness has given a severely brain-injured man brief periods of lucidity. In a recent case report, they describe how a single dose of the drug zolpidem — more familiarly known by the brand name Ambien — can temporarily restore the man’s ability to talk and…
Roseanne Barr’s show was cancelled yesterday after she tweeted a racist joke against a former adviser to President Obama. She even threatened to quit Twitter after the incident. But Barr is more active of the site than ever, retweeting supposed hypocrisy by Disney, and even partially blaming the sleep drug Ambien for her racist tweet.