With Promise of Legalization, Psychedelic Companies Joust Over Future Profits
Cash rich start-ups are filing scores of patent claims on hallucinogens like magic mushrooms. Researchers and patient advocates worry high prices will make the therapies unaffordable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Inventions and Patents Psychedelic and Hallucinogenic Drugs Mental Health and Disorders Research Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Depression (Mental) Intellectual Property Source Type: news

Electrocardiogram of a patient with mushroom poisoning-induced myocarditis - Qin Z, Luo L, Ge L.
A patient presented to our hospital with myocarditis caused by mushroom poisoning. The early ECG changes in this patient were very similar to the ECG of hyperacute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction or hyperkalemia, but further tests eliminated the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Psilocybin ballot measures have popped up like mushrooms all over Oregon, despite earlier approval
Two years after Measure 109 passed, 104 cities and 26 counties are asking local voters to reconsider. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 20, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

InnovationRx: Zombie Mushrooms, Europe ’s Covid Wave And Soft Brain Implants
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Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Scientists Work Out How To Grow Zombie Mushrooms In A Lab — It Could Help Unlock New Virus-Fighting, Anti-Cancer Drugs
Cordyceps fungi, which infect and zombify insects, are difficult to cultivate but contain chemicals that could help fight cancer and viruses and possibly help treat Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Zombie mushroom which kills insects and grows out of their corpses may help cure CANCER
Cordyceps are parasitic mushrooms that infect and kill insects in the wild. Korean researchers have figured out how to cultivate the fungus in a lab setting using insects rather than traditional grains of rice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is the American right suddenly so interested in psychedelic drugs? | Ross Ellenhorn and Dimitri Mugianis
Magic mushrooms are no magic cure for society ’s ills, and a substance as powerful as psychedelics can be dangerous if it falls into the wrong handsPsychedelic therapies are receiving unprecedented financial and political support – and much of it comes from the right. Peter Thiel has invested extensively in the emerging psychedelic therapeutic industry. Jordan Peterson is a psilocybin fan. In 2018, the Mercer Foundation donated $1m to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (Maps), the leading US psychede lics research organization, for studies of MDMA treatment of PTSD in veterans.The Mercer family a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 18, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ross Ellenhorn and Dimitri Mugianis Tags: US politics Medical research Science Peter Thiel Steve Bannon Greg Abbott Health Source Type: news

Consuming 'beta-glucan' can cut back 'bad' cholesterol levels, doctor claims
The substance can be found in porridge oats, barley and mushrooms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two cases of severe Amanita muscaria poisoning including a fatality - Meisel EM, Morgan B, Schwartz M, Kazzi Z, Cetin H, Sahin A.
Ingestion of Amanita muscaria mushrooms results in transient central nervous system excitation and depression mediated by its components, ibotenic acid and muscimol. The mushroom is distributed worldwide and ingestions occur with some frequency. Although t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Man allegedly on magic mushrooms arrested after assaulting crew members on United Airlines flight
About one hour into the Miami to Washington D.C. flight, the passenger yelled profanities, assaulted at least two flight attendants and opened a locked bathroom door while someone else was inside,... #miami #courtdocuments #flight #crewmembers #washingtondc #passenger #flightattendants #unitedairlines (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mushrooms can provide '100%' of your daily vitamin D needs – but how much to eat?
Research makes a strong case for adding mushrooms to your shopping list this winter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demographic, clinical, and laboratory findings of mushroom-poisoned patients in Kermanshah province, west of Iran - Janatolmakan M, Ganji MR, Ahmadi-Jouybari T, Rezaeian S, Ghowsi M, Khatony A.
BACKGROUND: Mushroom poisoning can cause gastrointestinal, renal, and hepatic symptoms and even death. This descriptive study examined the demographic, clinical, and laboratory findings of patients with fungal poisoning, a type of fungus causing the poison... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

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