As a prospective bill could decriminalize magic mushrooms in Illinois, here's what to know about the drugs experts hope could revolutionize mental health care.
"It was exciting and probably safe enough...but it was enough for me to know I will never willingly do that again," said a one-time bungee-jumping Redditor.
Psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," is now undergoing clinical trials. If all goes well, treatments could be available by 2024.
A new study has examined the impact of psilocybin—the active ingredient in magic mushrooms—on the brain.
The war on drugs which stopped research on psychedelics was "one of the worst examples of censorship of human research in the history of science," according to the authors of a commentary in the journal Cell.
While the overdose itself was an unpleasant experience, the trip may have had "positive effects" on the chronic foot pain that the woman was suffering from, according to a case study report.
Scientists followed the progress of over a dozen cancer patients who took psilocybin.
Scientists spoke to over 1,000 people at arts and music festivals about their experiences taking psychedelics.
The findings come amid what is known as the "psychedelic renaissance."
On Thursday, Betai Koffi, a 32-year-old San Francisco software engineer at YouTube, was arrested by Sonoma County sheriff's deputies after he allegedly punched, choked, stabbed, and rammed a vehicle at friends, strangers, and the authorities after taking 4 doses of LSD.
The 22-year-old rapper announced he was quitting the group following drug use allegations in Korean tabloid "Dispatch."
The 22-year-old rapper announced he was leaving the "Love Scenario" hitmakers following allegations made in Dispatch.
The research comes amid a "psychedelic renaissance," in which scientists have investigated whether psychoactive drugs such as MDMA and LSD could be used to treat mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and PTSD.
More than a dozen sailor's from the Japan-stationed Ronald Reagan aircraft carrie's nuclear reactor department were involved in the organization.
Explaining consciousness is one of the hardest problems in science and philosophy.
Results could one day lead to novel treatments or therapies for reducing domestic violence, the lead author said.
Scientists would research it even more if the law would let them.
Researchers looking at the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs found increased neural signals in the brain scans of people given them.