MDMA PTSD Treatment: Ecstasy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? New findings from a number of studies suggest that MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) — the active ingredient in the street drug Ecstasy — can be incredibly helpful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and a United States nonprofit is set to undertake many studies to explore this.
American researchers in South Carolina tested 20 people, mostly women suffering from childhood abuse and rape, who received a combination of the drug and psychotherapy. Their findings show that 10 out of 12 — or 83 percent — of the patients who were given MDMA were cured in two months.
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Acupuncture for Children: Safety and Side Effects. Acupuncture is safe for children, a recent large study in the journal Pediatrics said, but only in the hands of a trained practitioner.
The meta study—or analysis of 37 international studies—found that about one in 10 children experienced mild side effects like bruising, pain and numbness at the puncture site. But more serious side effects like infections and nerve impairment were rare.
“I would say the circumstances in which the serious harms happened do not reflect the modern-day standard of training and credentialing,” said Dr. Sunita Vohra, a professor of medicine at the University of Alberta on Canada and an author of the study.
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Best Acne Treatment in the World: Oplon Electrocution? Is this the best acne treatment in the world or what? Electrifying acne may sound like a crazy idea but maybe this Israeli company working on an anti-acne electric patch knows what it is doing to combat the bane of your teenage existence — the much dreaded acne. Read more about it below…
A patch that electrifies acne-causing bacteria and will remove acne spots within three days is currently being tested in trials by an Israel-based company, Oplon, which hopes to market the high-tech electric patch in two years.
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