Psychedelics are Having a Moment and Women Could be the Ones to Benefit

Nikhita Singhal’s breath still catches when she talks about how her life changed. A psychiatry resident at the University of Toronto, Singhal says it was using psychedelic drugs—ayahuasca, ketamine, and MDMA—that finally addressed the eating disorder she’d had since she was seven years old. “It was really emotionally and psychologically painful,” she says,...

Psilocybin Microdosing Associated with Mood and Mental Health Improvements

The latest study to examine how tiny amounts of psychedelics can impact mental health provides further evidence of the therapeutic potential of microdosing. Published in Nature-Scientific Reports this week, the study followed 953 people taking regular small amounts of psilocybin and a second group of 180 people that were not microdosing. This research, led...

Can Microdosing Psychedelics Improve Your Mental Health? Here’s What the Science Says

When Simone Surgeoner returned to Melbourne after living in the United States for six years, she felt like her life had fallen apart. “I was in a really, really dark place and I just couldn’t get myself out of it,” the 49-year-old therapist said. “It felt like all the colours...

Cannabinoids Eliminate Colon Cancer Cell Growth, Two New Studies Find

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer mortality in the U.S. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year alone, there will be 106,180 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed. Two promising new studies have found that certain cannabinoids— including CBD, CBDV, CBG, CBGV, and CBL— can eliminate the growth of harmful colorectal...