Psychedelic Drugs Like Ecstasy and “Magic Mushrooms” Could Help Treat PTSD – SciTechDaily

Psychedelic Drugs Like Ecstasy and “Magic Mushrooms” Could Help Treat PTSD – SciTechDaily

Clinical trials suggest treatment that involves psychedelics can be more effective than psychotherapy alone. More than three million people in the United States are diagnosed each year with post-traumatic stress disorder, whose symptoms include nightmares or unwanted memories of trauma, heightened reactions, anxieties, and depression — and can last months, or even years. People with […]

A popular supplement may improve sperm health in 3 effective ways — study – Inverse

A popular supplement may improve sperm health in 3 effective ways — study – Inverse

Men around the world are experiencing a “sperm crisis.” Sperm counts in the western world have plummeted, perplexing scientists. But new research suggests a common supplement could make the difference. A study conducted on 1,679 men in Denmark suggests that taking fish oil supplements is linked with improved testicular function. Compared to men who didn’t […]

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus in Wuhan – Al Jazeera English

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus in Wuhan – Al Jazeera English

China reported 17 new cases of a mysterious virus on Sunday, including three patients in a severe condition, heightening concerns of more infections as hundreds of millions of people prepare to travel home for the Lunar New Year holiday. The new strain of coronavirus has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory […]

Puppy at Texas animal shelter tests positive for rabies – Chron.com

Puppy at Texas animal shelter tests positive for rabies – Chron.com

Updated 5:47 pm CST, Saturday, January 18, 2020 Texas health officials say a 6-month-old puppy at an animal shelter in Stephenville has tested positive for rabies. Texas health officials say a 6-month-old puppy at an animal shelter in Stephenville has tested positive for rabies. Photo: Google Maps Texas health officials say a 6-month-old puppy at an […]

China Reports 17 New Cases of Mysterious Virus – The New York Times

China Reports 17 New Cases of Mysterious Virus – The New York Times

BEIJING — The Chinese authorities on Sunday said that 17 more people had been infected with a mysterious new virus, adding to concerns about the spread of the illness ahead of China’s busiest travel season. The health commission in Wuhan, a central city, said in a statement that the infected people began showing symptoms of […]

“Living concrete” is an interesting first step – Ars Technica

“Living concrete” is an interesting first step – Ars Technica

Enlarge / The cyanobacteria in flasks contribute to the structure at right. Cell Press It seems like every week, I can do an article on some interesting science that ended up buried under hyperbolic headlines and overly credible coverage. This week’s victim is “living concrete.” It only sort of exists, in that the material can […]

Deaths related to binge-drinking on the rise, new studies show – Fox News

Deaths related to binge-drinking on the rise, new studies show – Fox News

Next time you toast to your health, you might want to make it a water. American drinkers are boozing more, according to two new studies this month, and that’s leading to more alcohol-related deaths. Thanks to our ballooning benders, 73,000 Americans died from liver disease and other alcohol-related illnesses in 2017 — more than double […]

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