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Dr. Rick Strassman is something of a legend in the psychedelic research community. His studies in the early 1990s re-opened a door which had been securely bolted for almost three decades: a prohibition against testing psychedelics on human research subjects.
Apologies for the ultra-brief post, but we wanted to get this Overdose Edition up quickly… The Flynn Effect is a strange-but-true revelation. Over the course of the 20th century — and apparently continuing still — “average” people in countries around the world, as measured by standardized IQ tests, are getting smarter and smarter and smarter. …
Dr. Terry Wahls talks functional medicine, ketosis, and implementing the Wahls Protocol in practice.
Rapamycin, derived from bacterium found on Easter Island, could help you live longer. Dr. Kaeberlein explains the science behind rapamycin, and how he’s using it to help man’s best friend live longer.
Jesse talks to Dr. Lucy Cheke about the memory-imparing consequences of obesity.
Jesse talks to Dr. Richard Wurtman about Souvenaid, a new medical food that seems to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.