REPORT: First MDMA Trial Successful In Combatting Alcoholism

MDMA in conjunction with psychotherapy appears to be successful in treating alcoholism, according to a new clinical study. The first–its-kind trial was conducted over eight weeks and saw four patients from different walks life: “a 54-year-old mother–three, a 34-year-old man with two children, a retired man who had been drinking for …

NEW STUDY: MDMA Use Linked To Heart Disease

A new study suggests that the use ecstasy and other similar drugs may increase the risk  valvular heart disease. The researchers conducted a meta-analysis and discovered an association between serotonergic activity and cardiac valvular pathology. The findings, outlined in Heart, suggested that 3,4-Methyl​enedioxy​methamphetamine, aka MDMA aka ecstasy or “molly,” could potentially increase …

New music-led mental health portal launches

A new music-led mental health portal entitled The Mind Map has launched today, focusing on providing young people suffering with mental health problems support and guidance. This new platform, launched by Phil Bridges, a Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor and Adolescent Mental Health university lecturer, targets those aged between …

New report finds ecstasy and cocaine less harmful than alcohol and tobacco

A report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy has found that illegal substances like ecstasy and cocaine can have less damaging effects on individuals and communities than tobacco and alcohol. As a result, they have called for a reclassification of certain drugs that reflects their actual social risk. The …

New Dubstep Nursery Rhyme Album Aims To Protect Children from Mosquitos

Earlier this year, a study that found low frequency music, such as dubstep, disrupted normal mosquito behavior such as feeding and mating went absolutely viral. The study specifically used Skrillex’s EP Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites for the case study, making it go even more viral in the dance music community. …

Joe Biden Said He Wanted To Criminalize Raves & Lock Up Promoters In Unearthed Video

A video an old Senate hearing from 2001 has the rave community rallying against Presidential candidate, former Vice President, and former Senator Joe Biden, after he said he wanted to criminalize raves and lock up promoters. Biden has never been known to be a proponent raves in the first place, having introduced …

Dubstep nursery rhyme album created to protect kids from mosquitos

A Swedish pharmacy has created an album filled with walloping dubstep remixes of traditional nursery rhyme songs that are meant to ward off mosquitos. Earlier this year, a study published in the scientific journal Acta Tropica found that the classic Skrillex track ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ can protect you …

Trump encourages VA to invest in new ketamine-like anti-depressant

US president Donald Trump has reportedly expressed his enthusiasm for the new fast acting anti-depressant nasal spray derived from ketamine, known as esketamine, and has put the provocative drug on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new “miracle drug” was given FDA approval back in …

Oakland is the second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed …

Oakland becomes second US City to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed …

​Video game addiction is now an official medical diagnosis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized “gaming disorder” or “video game addiction” as an official mental health disorder. Defined as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior” that “takes precedence over other interests and daily activities,” the affliction was recently added to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases …

JAUZ’s “Baby Shark” Remix Granted Official Release with His Own Cartoon Character & All

Jauz Announces Official Release Of “Baby Shark” Remix This Friday When Jauz finally debuted his anticipated — and we say that with a straight face — “Baby Shark” remix at Coachella last month, we never dreamed it would actually get an ficial release. And yet, here we are, 46 days …

Calls for Stormzy to replace Mozart in school music lessons

Youth Music, a national charity, says schools need to “shake up” the way music is taught, following a new study. The study concluded that exchanging classical music for grime, hip hop and electronic music could help improve attendance among disengaged pupils, support their personal and social development, and reduce expulsions. …

LSD could help people overcome alcohol dependency

A new study suggests that taking psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms could help overcome alcohol dependency. A survey was sent to 343 people who had experienced problems with alcohol before they took psychedelics. The results revealed that many of the participants had dramatically decreased the number of drinks …

Telekinesis' Smooth Unleashes the 'Monster Inside' [Eatbrain Podcast]

Telekinesis are probably one the hardest-hitting acts in neurunk at the moment, having toggled back and forth between Eatbrain and Blackout for their last few releases and stunning the dancefloors with their chunky synths and unrelenting hard beats. While they’ve given no indication splitting Smooth out Telekinesis has made his …