First study to explore impact of psychedelic drug ayahuasca on suicide, a randomized placebo-controlled trial in which individuals with treatment-resistant depression were administered one dose of ayahuasca or placebo, suggests that ayahuasca may show potential as an intervention for suicidality.

First study to explore impact of psychedelic drug ayahuasca on suicide, a randomized placebo-controlled trial in which individuals with treatment-resistant depression were administered one dose of ayahuasca or placebo, suggests that ayahuasca may show potential as an intervention for suicidality. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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American trust in scientists remains stable, despite “demonstrated growth” in conspiracy theories, finds a new study, which reveals around 40 percent of people reported having a good deal of confidence in scientific leaders, a number that has remained relatively stable since 1973.

American trust in scientists remains stable, despite “demonstrated growth” in conspiracy theories, finds a new study, which reveals around 40 percent of people reported having a good deal of confidence in scientific leaders, a number that has remained relatively stable since 1973. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to limit what scientific evidence can guide public health regulations echoes tactics used by the tobacco industry to invalidate science regarding the tobacco industry, say scientists

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to limit what scientific evidence can guide public health regulations echoes tactics used by the tobacco industry to invalidate science regarding the tobacco industry, say scientists submitted by /u/mvea to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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By 7 years old, kids get that hypocrisy is wrong, suggests new research, which discovered that children who were at least 7 years old began to predict future behavior based on a person’s statement about morals (n=435, age 4-9).

By 7 years old, kids get that hypocrisy is wrong, suggests new research, which discovered that children who were at least 7 years old began to predict future behavior based on a person’s statement about morals (n=435, age 4-9). submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A new study shows the keto diet may have an unexpected side effect: increased protection against one of the most contagious viruses on the planet, influenza. Just one week on the keto diet protected mice from lethal influenza infection and disease compared to mice on a high-carb, low-fat diets.

A new study shows the keto diet may have an unexpected side effect: increased protection against one of the most contagious viruses on the planet, influenza. Just one week on the keto diet protected mice from lethal influenza infection and disease compared to mice on a high-carb, low-fat diets. submitted by /u/CyborgTomHanks to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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After the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. Army occupied various parts of the South to enforce the enfranchisement of the emancipated slaves. In the occupied counties, “black politicians were more likely to be elected and political murders by white supremacist groups occurred less frequently.”

After the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. Army occupied various parts of the South to enforce the enfranchisement of the emancipated slaves. In the occupied counties, “black politicians were more likely to be elected and political murders by white supremacist groups occurred less frequently.” submitted by /u/smurfyjenkins to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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In a surprising finding using the standard animal model of Down syndrome, scientists reversed the intellectual deficits, generally thought of as irreversible, with drugs that target the body’s response to cellular stresses, suggesting it may be possible to do the same in humans with Down syndrome.

In a surprising finding using the standard animal model of Down syndrome, scientists reversed the intellectual deficits, generally thought of as irreversible, with drugs that target the body’s response to cellular stresses, suggesting it may be possible to do the same in humans with Down syndrome. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Strong same-sex friendships among male firefighters can help cut down on their stress, but loving relationships with their wives may actually increase anxiety for those who constantly face danger, suggests a new study (n=428), stemming from the desire to protect wives from awareness of the risks.

Strong same-sex friendships among male firefighters can help cut down on their stress, but loving relationships with their wives may actually increase anxiety for those who constantly face danger, suggests a new study (n=428), stemming from the desire to protect wives from awareness of the risks. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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