Cancer-stricken woman, 49, 'saw her disease vanish after resorting to magic mushrooms and cannabis'
The 49-year-old was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in August 2018 that had spread to her bones, liver and lymph nodes. She was disease-free in January after taking cannabinoid oils (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magic mushrooms a shock new treatment to battle anorexia - 'Game changer'
Magic mushrooms could be used to treat anorexia, experts believe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crocodile bites and toxic mushrooms: The WEIRDEST reasons Britons needed the NHS post-lockdown
EXCL: From crocodile attack to sex addiction, MailOnline reveals some of the most bizarre reasons people ended up in hospital in England in the first full year out of lockdown. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With so many undiscovered mushrooms, citizen scientists find new species all the time
Mushroom experts are vastly outnumbered by fungi they study. That means amateur mushroom hunters discover lots of new species, adding significantly to scientific knowledge. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rae Solomon Source Type: news

In shadow of giant mountains, they explore vital world of mushrooms
Travel barriers, and their costs, have thwarted scientific study in the Everest region, which makes mycologist Shiva Devkota's work all the more important. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Watson Source Type: news

From portobello to shiitake mushrooms, it's time to put fungi on your plate
Because of mushrooms' fertile growing capabilities and versatility in many dishes, any meal is a great one to be celebrating the earthy, savory taste of fungi, whether portobello, enoki, baby button or oyster mushroom. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mushrooms are having a moment
, whether it's the recent documentary "Fantastic Fungi" or their newfound trendiness as a vegan leather. September is National Mushroom Month, but because of mushrooms' fertile growing capabilities and versatility in many dishes, any month is a great one to be celebrating fungi. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat this month: Mushrooms are having a moment
Mushrooms are having a moment, whether it's the recent documentary "Fantastic Fungi" or their newfound trendiness as a vegan leather. September is National Mushroom Month, but because of mushrooms' fertile growing capabilities and versatility in many dishes, any month is a great one to be celebrating fungi. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Enoki mushrooms distributed by WK Produce due to a possible Listeria contamination. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

The ‘powerful’ supplement that could enhance your immune response to bacteria and viruses
WITH summer coming to an end and colder weather on the way, now could be the time to start thinking about boosting your immune system. Alongside eating a healthy diet, regularly exercising and getting plenty of sleep, functional mushrooms could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study found that 'magic mushrooms' in treatment DOUBLED alcoholics chances of kicking the habit
Scientists at New York University said magic mushrooms could help 'jolt' the brain out of 'dependent and unhealthy habits'. They are currently illegal in the United States. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking Psychedelics Could Make People Less Afraid of Dying
Out-of-body and other mystical experiences can be life-changing, and research suggests they can even make people less afraid of dying. But such experiences are rare, and tend to occur accidentally and in the most extreme circumstances—such as at the brink of death. There might be another way to mimic the near-death experience: scientists have identified striking parallels between these experiences and the effects of psychedelic drugs. According to a new survey conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, published Aug. 24 in the journal PLOS ONE, people’s attitudes about death change after both a psyched...
Source: TIME: Health - August 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Psilocybin Therapy Sharply Reduces Excessive Drinking, Small Study Shows
Researchers said the results offered promise to the millions of Americans with alcohol use disorder. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Research Psychedelic and Hallucinogenic Drugs Depression (Mental) Therapy and Rehabilitation Psilocybin Mushrooms Alcohol Abuse LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) Mental Health and Disorders Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Food and Drug Administra Source Type: news

Country diary: A desperate feast on a rotting fungus
The Marches, Shropshire: As the heatwave passes, we seem to be left with decline and decompositionThey are darklings, leathern, nocturnal, folding into themselves, sludging towards corruption. They smell – not foul, but strongly of something overripe, a declining libertine, yeasty and gloriously soiled.These penny buns, the colour of old pennies, are the fruiting bodies ofBoletus edulis, a bolete mushroom that appeared in the last days of the heatwave, growing along the edge of an avenue of lime trees in Oswestry ’s Brogyntyn Park.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 25, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Paul Evans Tags: Fungi Environment Rural affairs UK news Plants Biology Science Source Type: news

Psilocybin 'trips' combined with therapy reduce alcohol use, study finds
Taking psilocybin, or magic mushrooms, along with therapy helped heavy drinkers of alcohol reduce consumption levels, a new study found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news