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Study finds ‘magic mushrooms’ may improve personality long-term

A new study suggests that a single dose of psilocybin — the active ingredient in “Magic Mushrooms” — can result in improved personality traits over the long term. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that individuals who received the drug once in a clinical setting reported…

‘Nonhallucinogenic LSD’ alleviates cluster headaches: study

Six patients suffering from cluster headaches were successfully treated with 2-bromo-LSD, a nonhallucinogenic analog of LSD, according to a pilot study presented at the International Headache Congress. Cluster headaches are a neurological condition that cause extremely painful headaches, similar to a severe migraine, and affects about 0.1 percent of the…

New research restores psychedelics’ medical respectability

Recently published studies suggest that ‘magic mushrooms’ and ‘ecstasy’ may have medical value. Before the enactment of the Controlled Substances Act in the late 60′s, psychiatrists had been eagerly investigating the use of psychedelic drugs as an aid to psychological therapy. Unfortunately, as the government sought to eliminate the recreational…

Science at ‘the end of the beginning of the renaissance’ of psychedelic research

The big white pill was brought to her in an earthenware chalice. She’d already held hands with her two therapists and expressed her wishes for what it would help her do. She swallowed it, lay on the couch with her eyes covered, and waited. And then it came. “The world…

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