The Case for Psychedelics + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the brain-healthy benefits of a Mediterranean diet, why vets are struggling to receive medical marijuana to treat their PTSD, and how some doctors are turning to psychedelics to treat depression.
Weill Cornell Medicine
New research from Dr. Lisa Mosconi at Weill Cornell Medicine suggests a Mediterranean diet can protect the brain against Alzheimer’s. And for more on Mosconi and the diet-Alzheimer’s link, read our Q&A with her.
As the number of veterans suffering from PTSD continues to rise, reporter Christina Brown Fisher looks at the unique challenges many face in getting medical marijuana to alleviate symptoms.
Psychedelic Drugs Appear to Fundamentally Reorganize the Brain—and They're Starting to Turn into Approved Treatments
For those suffering from forms of depression resistant to commonly prescribed antidepressants, doctors are turning to psychedelics—such as MDMA, ketamine, and mushrooms.