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Psychedelic Medicine Is Coming. The Law Isn’t Ready – Scientific American

In March, the Food and Drug Administration approved esketamine, a drug that produces psychedelic effects, to treat depression—the first psychedelic ever to clear that bar. Meanwhile the FDA has granted “breakthrough therapy” status—a designation that enables fast-tracked research—to study MDMA (also called “ecstasy”) as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and psilocybin as a treatment… Read More »

The College’s Center for Evolution and Medicine selects new director to lead next phase of operation – Arizona State University

July 25, 2019 When diagnosing and treating illnesses, traditional medicine looks to the ailment itself. But what about the biological, environmental and evolutionary factors that paved its way? That’s one of the questions the Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University was created to address. Ken Buetow came to ASU in 2012 from… Read More »

There needs to be a shift in the culture of medicine | TheHill – The Hill

Since the implementation of the 80-hour physician residency training work week in 2003 by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the medical community has debated whether or not this was going to impact patient care and mortality.   A new observational study in the British Medical Journal, demonstrated no difference in patient mortality, admission,… Read More »