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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.

Drug shown to reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

QUT researchers have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse the damaging impacts of heavy alcohol consumption on regeneration of brain cells.

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.

Bitcoin Could Bankroll MDMA Into the Mainstream as a Therapy Drug

Posted in Science on 15th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

If funding arrives and all goes to plan, its expected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will give MDMA-assisted therapy its stamp of approval by 2021.

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.