Avaneesh Pandey

Dementia More Common in People Living Near Major Roads

People living near major roadways have an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Lancet. However, the study stopped short of establishing causality between living near the roads and incidences of dementia. "Increasing population growth and urbanization has placed many people close to heavy traffic, and with widespread exposure to…

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‘Bad Trip’ Survey Highlights Concerns Over Psilocybin Use

‘Bad Trip’ Survey Highlights Concerns Over Psilocybin Use

In recent years, tentative research into psilocybin — the active ingredient in magic mushrooms — has shown that the psychoactive substance may hold the potential to relieve anxiety and depression. However, after carrying out a survey of almost 2,000 people who had consumed psilocybin, a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University has now urged caution…

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MDMA Needs to Be Studied, Not ‘Demonized,’ Researchers Say

MDMA Needs To Be Studied, Not ‘Demonized,’ Researchers Say

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