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Scientists edit addiction memories with ketamine to treat alcoholism

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 27th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

An incredible new experimental study from University College London has found a specifically timed infusion of ketamine can effectively rewrite reward memories

Brainwave study reveals psychedelic DMT produces "waking-dream" state

Posted in Science on 20th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

The new research from Imperial College London capitalized on the short-acting nature of DMT to conduct a temporal investigation into how the drug alters a person’s brain activity across a 20-minute experience.

Microbiome-altering Alzheimer’s drug unexpectedly approved in China

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

The drug, derived from a marine algae, is the first new Alzheimer’s drug to reach the market anywhere in the world in almost 20 years, and is suggested to reduce neuroinflammation by modulating a person’s gut microbiome.

Scientists Found New Antibiotic Molecules, Right In the Human Microbiome

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

We’re looking at “an unprecedented resource for drug discovery from within the human body,”

The First Evidence That Drugs Could Turn Back the Clock on Our Biological Age

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

While not a massive change, the results caught the team off guard. “I’d expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said Horvath. “That felt kind of futuristic.”