Saturday, May 08, 2021

Category: Health

Health, News
A Doctor on the CDC’s Nonsense Guidelines

From the beginning, COVID restrictions have been senseless and self-contradictory. When will we admit it?After a haystack of should-have-been last straws, the most recent COVID guidelines from the CDC have finally pushed me over the edge. As a physician who saw COVID patients on a regular basis during the pandemic, I completely understand the logic…

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Psilocybin Therapy May Work as Well as Common Antidepressant

The first randomized controlled trial to compare the illicit psychedelic psilocybin with a conventional selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant found that the former improved symptoms of depression just as well on an established metric—and had fewer side effects. The study was fairly small, however, and was not explicitly intended to show how well the…