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MDMA approval for post-traumatic stress disorder could come in 2024

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The Food and Drug Administration soon may approve the recreational psychedelic drug MDMA — alongside supportive therapy — to treat post-traumatic stress disorder after two late-stage studies found it effective. MDMA facilitates empathy and openness and decreases defensiveness, but it also induces neuroplasticity — the ability of neurons to rewire and strengthen connections, said Ronald… Read More

A Doctor Published Several Research Papers With Breakneck Speed. ChatGPT Wrote Them All.

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A lightbulb went off in Som Biswas’ head the first time he learned about ChatGPT. A radiologist at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Biswas came across an article about OpenAI’s chatbot on the web when it was released in November 2022. While the world at large was still coming to terms with the… Read More