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Psychedelic drugs appear to fundamentally reorganize the brain — and they’re starting to turn into approved treatments
From magic mushrooms to ketamine, the drugs are being tested for their potential to treat an array of diseases and conditions that currently lack adequate treatments.
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A new survey found that of the 10,000 people who reported taking magic mushrooms in 2016, just 0.2% of them reported needing emergency medical treatment.
Ecstasy, LSD, and magic mushrooms are frequently portrayed as "recreational" or party drugs. This isn't always accurate, according to researchers.
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A man who took magic mushrooms for a scientific study said it helped him see a basic truth about relationships
"The whole 'you' thing just kinda drops out into a more timeless, more formless presence."
"We treated people who'd been suffering for 30 years, and they're getting better with a single dose. That tells us this drug is doing something profound."
Study participants consistently ranked their trip as one of their most meaningful life experiences.
Results from new studies were encouraging enough that scientists hope they can get consent to conduct a large-scale study that could lead to FDA approval.
Crispr is a far more precise method of modifying genes than scientists have had access to before — and it could be the future of food.