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Oakland City Council Decriminalizes All "natural Psychedelics" In Landmark Resolution

Posted in Medicine on 6th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

A resolution decriminalizing the adult use of all entheogenic plants, including magic mushrooms, cactus and any natural materials used to produce ayahuasca.

Harvard Breakthrough Shows Stem Cells Can Be Genetically Edited In The Body

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

The team says this breakthrough could lead to new treatments for genetic diseases, particularly those like muscular dystrophy which hinge on tissue regeneration.

Scientists Discover Gene Mutation Evolved In Humans To Help With High-sugar Diets

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 5th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

In an interesting look at evolution in action, a research team led by University College London has discovered around 50 percent of people carry a gene mutation that helps lower blood sugar levels.

Eating Pineapple Daily Can Reduce Eye Floaters, Study Shows

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to the researchers, the enzymes in the pineapples have chances to decompose the extracellular substances that cause microscopic fibers to form near the retina.

As Plaque Deposits Increase In The Aging Brain, Money Management Falters

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Trouble with simple financial tasks may be early sign of dementias such as Alzheimer's