Drugs

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I have ADHD and was scared of psychedelics. Then I found myself eating magic truffles ... | Deborah Frances-White
The safe, repetitive domesticity of lockdown made me face my demons and seek therapy, while also making me hungry for sensation and risk. So I set off for a retreat in Amsterdam

Deborah Frances-White

23, Nov, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Police presence at music festivals can lead to ‘panic overdoses’ of drugs
People who have a fear of policing are more likely to take all their drugs before entering a festival, Australian study finds

Melissa DaveyMedical editor

18, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Poorer nations still lack access to world’s key antibiotics
Only 54 of 166 assessed treatments have policies aiding use by low-income countries, says non-profit group

Julia Kollewe

18, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Warning of ‘wild west’ in depression treatment as UK clinics offer ketamine
Exclusive: Up to six private clinics are offering drug, with health experts fearing a two-tier system of treatment

Sarah Marsh and Hannah Devlin

12, Nov, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Will the magic of psychedelics transform psychiatry?
Psychedelics have come a long way since their hallucinogenic hippy heyday. Research shows that they could alleviate PTSD, depression and addiction. So will we all soon be treated with magic mushrooms and MDMA?

Mattha Busby

07, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Fears over availability of ‘date rape’ drugs online
Calls for restrictions around the substances to be tightened with five-year jail term or unlimited fines

Alex Mistlin

24, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Countdown to ecstasy: how music is being used in healing psychedelic trips
Jon Hopkins timed his upcoming album to the length of a ketamine high, while apps are using AI music to tailor drug experiences. Welcome to a techno-chemical new frontier

Michelle Lhooq

22, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How would sport be different if everyone was allowed to dope?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

12, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Clive Palmer asked for name and logo of his foundation on 33m doses of donated hydroxychloroquine
Early in pandemic ex MP intended drugs as Covid treatment but they were never used outside clinical trials

William Summers

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia strikes deal for new Covid pill that could be used in treatment by early 2022
Molnupiravir has been shown to prevent serious illness and death, although it is still in late stage clinical trials

Paul Karp

04, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Coronavirus treatments: the potential ‘game-changers’ in development
After positive clinical trials for the Molnupiravir antiviral drug, it joins other medicines that have shown promise

Hannah Devlin

01, Oct, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Hydroxychloroquine sales spiked almost 100% in Australia at start of Covid pandemic, study finds
There was also a rise in prescriptions for ivermectin being filled, despite no evidence either drug is effective against the virus

Donna Lu

30, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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