Neurological Health 2021
The importance of continued psychedelic research
Medical psychedelic research has undergone a renaissance recently1. Studies have shown a remarkable response in neurological and hard to treat mental health conditions. Psychedelics include plant medicines such as psilocybin (the active constituent of magic mushrooms), Ayahuasca (a South American psychoactive brew containing DMT,N-dimethyltryptamine-and monoamine oxidase inhibitors, often consumed as a tea), mescaline (from the … Continued
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What you need to know about drug-resistant epilepsy
Epilepsy is a devastating disease which causes recurrent and often frequent seizures. Treatments are available, but even here there are challenges if a patient’s condition does not respond to medication. Epilepsy is a serious and debilitating neurological disease. It’s also a frightening one, because it can result in frequent seizures which can cause loss of … Continued
Neurology 2020
We need to bring the neuroscience community together
It’s even more crucial in these testing times, with Brexit on the horizon and COVID-19 causing unprecedented, ongoing challenges to research, that the neuroscience community comes together to share advice and offer support to each another. Earlier in the pandemic, the British Neuroscience Association held a consultation with neuroscientists to ascertain the impact of COVID-19 … Continued