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Mon Jul 5, 2021, 12:03 PM

1. I wonder if psilocybin might help with Alzheimer's?

The new Yale research found that these compounds increase the density of dendritic spines, small protrusions found on nerve cells which aid in the transmission of information between neurons. Chronic stress and depression are known to reduce the number of these neuronal connections.


It would seem like those dendritic spines might be part of what happens to the brain of Alzheimer's patients?


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