28 Jul Study investigates misdiagnostics

Diagnostic mistakes are the most frequent medical error as well as the most serious, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Between 40,000 and 80,000 deaths in United States hospitals, each year might be related to misdiagnosis, according to a new study. Misdiagnosis may also play...

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22 Jul New development in the field of ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to the death of nerve cells that control movement, leaving people unable to move and, eventually, to breathe. ALS is fatal and, so far, incurable. Can new findings bring hope for novel therapies? ALS, also known...

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22 Jul Scientists seek to examine effects of microdosing

New research reviews the evidence behind the benefits of drug microdosing and suggests that more "rigorous, placebo-controlled clinical studies" are necessary. The practice of microdosing — that is, taking small doses of psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin or DMT to improve mental health, well-being, or productivity — has...

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