Self-Possessed

By Steve Beckow, Golden Age of Gaia

Taking charge of myself has proven to be another milestone in evolutionary development.

It’s a development in the area of will.

I’m not sure how to explain the impact of what happens when a person takes charge of him or herself.

I’d compare it to someone coming in, taking complete charge of our diet, and revolutionizing what we eat. And we’re thrilled by it.

Or a new boss arriving and presenting a new way of working which is like a dream come true. Continue reading Self-Possessed

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Study Reveals Cannabis May Offer a Breakthrough Treatment for Alzheimer’s

By Anna Hunt, Waking Times

A study out of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California has demonstrated that the psychoactive compound in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), removes clumps of proteins from nerve cells which are believed to kick-start Alzheimer’s disease.

Scientists continue to struggle when it comes to preventing and treating Alzheimer’s. The illness affects about 50 million people worldwide. It is believed to result from a build-up of two types of substances in the brain’s nerve tissue. The first are amyloid beta proteins that clump together between the neurons. The second are neurofibrillary tangles that form inside the neurons due to defective tau proteins that have clumped together. Continue reading Study Reveals Cannabis May Offer a Breakthrough Treatment for Alzheimer’s

FDA Approves Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ecstasy for PTSD Sufferers

By Julie Fidler, Natural Society

The FDA gave permission on November 29 for large-scale, Phase 3 clinical trials of Ecstasy for people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Many people swear the currently-illicit street drug has saved their lives, and if the trial is successful, it would establish Ecstasy as a legitimate prescription drug. [1] Continue reading FDA Approves Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ecstasy for PTSD Sufferers