• How COVID-19 Opened the Door to a New Era in Psychedelic Medicine

    2 days ago - By Time

    From Wall Street to Hollywood, psychedelics are having a cultural moment. For those of us who grew up in the “ this is your brain on drugs ” era, it's hard to let go of stigma-and the mental image of an egg sizzling on a hot pan. But as a growing number of states and cities move to decriminalize drugs, and investors flock to an emerging market for psychedelic health care, substances like psilocybin, ketamine and LSD are edging into mainstream culture-and setting the stage for a paradigm shift in modern medicine.
    Within the next few years, we could see psychedelic therapies prescribed for...
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  • Omega-3s Tame Inflammation in Elderly COVID-19 Patients

    2 days ago - By Medscape

    Omega-3 fatty acid infusions could help quell inflammation in older patients with multiple comorbidities, according to investigators.
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  • New California laws expand scope, allow ODs to administer COVID-19 tests, vaccines

    New California laws expand scope, allow ODs to administer COVID-19 tests, vaccines

    2 days ago - By Healio

    California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law two bills that will expand optometrists' scope of practice in the state.
    AB 691, introduced by assembly member Ed Chau , authorizes optometrists to administer COVID-19 vaccines permanently and perform CLIA-waived COVID-19 testing, according to a California Optometric Association press release.
    AB 407, introduced by assembly members Rudy Salas and Evan Low , eliminates the restrictive list of allowed drugs and conditions and instead authorizes treatment of all noncancerous
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  • WHO announces new expert group to investigate origins of COVID-19 and other outbreaks

    3 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    The World Health Organisation on Wednesday named 26 scientists to a new advisory body devoted to understanding the origins of COVID-19.
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