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How MDMA and Psilocybin Became Hot Investments

A dose of psilocybin, at the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins.Credit…Matt Roth for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index The Psychedelic Revolution Is Coming. Psychiatry May Never Be the Same. Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and… Read More »

Pharma erupts as Biden administration backs waiver of vaccine patent rights

The Biden administration’s call to waive patent rights for coronavirus vaccines sparked vociferous opposition from drugmakers and pharma industry groups, which quickly claimed the move will discourage future drug research and do little to increase supply.  Activists, who have pressured the administration for months on the issue, argue a waiver is needed to begin removing… Read More »

These 4 Tips Will Help ‘Hardgainers’ Build Muscle—Without Getting Fat

In a new video on his YouTuber channel, bodybuilding coach Eugene Teo shares his best advice and mistakes to avoid when overcoming muscle-building plateaus and putting on size if you’re a hardgainer—without necessarily gaining lots of fat. Avoid “junk volume” “Junk volume is anything that is contributing to your fatigue, but isn’t contributing to your… Read More »

Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID vaccines probed in Europe after reports of heart inflammation, rare nerve disorder

Europe’s drug regulator says it’s evaluating an assortment of potential side effects following inoculation with leading COVID-19 vaccines, including heart inflammation, facial swelling and a rare nerve-degenerating disorder. Yet in most circumstances, it’s not clear whether the vaccines are to blame.  In AstraZeneca’s case, the European Medicines Agency’s safety committee, known as PRAC for short, said… Read More »