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'Magic Mushrooms' Helps Cancer Patients with Depression, Anxiety

Psychedelic, “magic” mushrooms appear to significantly ease anxiety and depression among cancer patients, according to two small studies. The double-blind studies were done at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities and found large doses of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound found in certain mushroom species, can provide relief for up to six months. "The most interesting and remarkable finding is that a single dose of psilocybin, which lasts four to six hours, produced...

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