depression

Sleeping in rooms with even a little light can increase risk of depression

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Exposure to light at night, even at very low levels, has been linked to an increased risk of depression, according to a study published this month

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work.

Can psychedelic drugs such as magic mushroom 'reconnect' depressed patients with their emotions?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Research suggests psilocybin can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the 'dulling' of emotions linked with antidepressants.

Magic mushroom might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Research suggests that psilocybin therapy helps alleviate treatment-resistant depression.

Traditional Amazonian drug linked to improved sense of wellbeing

Posted in Science on 12th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

A psychedelic drug traditionally used in South America improves peoples general sense of wellbeing and may offer a treatment for alcoholism and depression.