Expanding Psychedelic Medicine – Rick Doblin, Ph.D.

(ambient music) – MAPS is the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, started 33 years ago. And its purpose was as a non-profit pharmaceutical company to try to bring psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy into legal practice, medical practice by prescription. MAPS is expanding at an incredible rate. We’re expanding, not just the number of people that are being treated for PTSD, […]

Postgraduate programmes for research careers – Medicine at Imperial College London

I’ve always known that I’ve wanted to be a scientist: even when I was a young kid the most fascinating thing for me it was just to be able to run outdoors and explore the world around me; I just happened to like exploring and learning Here at Imperial College London I’m studying how we can apply machine […]

Enterprising Research: a smarter way to use antibiotics to combat implant associated infections

When you go to hospital there’s a small chance of picking up a bacterial or fungal infection. Increasingly these infections are associated with common medical materials, such as catheters, dental implants and contact lenses, as well as orthopaedics. Sometimes implant infections become so serious that the patient dies as a consequence. Whilst we can still take antibiotics before […]

Anti-Aging Cure Found?

the researchers at harvard actually found a way to alter the amount of an enzyme called tell ’em intent of that which is a place where uh… an enzyme called telomerase elaborate telomerase without that is and isn’t on the race is and something that protects d_n_a_ right and it also has to do with how fast or […]

Transforming Medicine: Psychedelic Science 2013 Mini-Documentary

[Inspirationional music] [Albert Garcia-Romeu] Because of the long hiatus in psychedelic research, there’s a lot we don’t know about how they can be used to help people, and at this point, now that we’re actually turning around and looking at these substances with a fresh eye, I think that there’s a lot of benefit that we’re finding, whether […]

How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s describing what she felt after she took a […]

BedMed: European Study Suggests Blood Pressure Medication Timing May Be Important

A European study suggests that taking blood pressure pills at bedtime, instead of in the morning, may reduce heart attacks and strokes by more than 50%. The University of Alberta is leading BedMed, a Canada-wide blood pressure study, to determine if this is true. With your help, we can find out. BedMed. It’s about time.