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  • Deregulating Psychedelics To Propel Clinical Research

    Deregulating certain psychedelics could help to address unmet patient needs. The following article is an opinion piece written by Colin Callaghan, Hugo Geerts and Patrick Loebs. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Technology Networks.When lawmakers who hold diametrically opposing…


  • Mushrooms as Medicine? Psychedelics May Be Next Breakthrough Treatment

    From treating depression to helping manage alcohol addiction, researchers say legal medical “magic mushrooms” have many potential benefits. Soft lighting. Comfortable furniture. Art decorating the walls. To the untrained eye, this setting appears to be a living room. But it’s not. It’s a research facility specially designed to evoke comfort and ease. A psilocybin therapy…


  • Psychedelics show promise for treating anorexia in early trials

    Small studies suggest that psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, may reduce the severity of eating disorders and increase people’s motivation to recover from the condition. Early evidence suggests that psilocybin may assist in treating anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder characterised by distorted body image and severe food restriction. In a few small trials, people who…


  • Meet the London care providers fighting to prescribe psychedelic mushrooms

    Local health and mental health professionals hope illegal dispensaries spur lawmakers to accessible treatment Two London, Ont. healthcare workers are supporting legal efforts to allow doctors, therapists and patients to use magic mushrooms, or psilocybin, for medical needs, stressing the urgency to change the system. A charter challenge was launched in July 2022 by five Canadians, some…


  • New Study Analyzes Efficacy of Psilocybin as Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

    Researchers state that this is the first randomized controlled trial examining psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for alcohol use disorder. A recent study published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors by the American Psychological Association on June 5 has found that psilocybin can be an effective treatment for people with alcohol addiction. Officially entitled “Reports of self-compassion and affect…


  • 4-ACO-DMT: THE LEGAL SYNTHETIC SHROOM ANALOGUE THAT CANADIANS CAN FIND ONLINE

    Often referred to as the “synthetic shroom”, this substance is growing in popularity among enthusiasts seeking something fresh – and more importantly – a product that’s legal to buy in Canada. If you’re a shroom lover eager to explore the potential benefits of psilocybin, without dealing with dubious legal status, then 4-ACO-DMT is may be…