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Researchers Argue for Equality in Psychedelic Terminology Used in Medical Care

Researchers at the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy (Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), argued for the development and adoption of a standardized, objective, and medically-founded vocabulary for psychedelics for use by researchers, clinicians, and patient-centric organizations including commercial enterprises.  Different language choices were offered to compel

Research on Kratom

Kratom is under research for a range of uses, including in psychiatry thanks to possible antidepressant and antipsychotic properties, and treatment for acute and chronic pain, opioid use disorder, and various mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety. Scientists are also hoping to develop novel drugs based on kratom’s molecular

Kratom Statistics

According to a cross-sectional survey of non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMURx) program, covering a total of 59,714 respondents aged 18 years or older, between the third quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, weighted to represent the adult US population: There were about 2,031,803 adults who used

What Does “The Dose Makes the Poison” Mean?

Hundreds of years ago, Swiss chemist and Renaissance physician Paracelsus (1493–1541) made a basic observation that became the underlying principle of toxicology: “All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison.” Or, in short: “The dose makes the poison.” This means