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EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS AND POTENTIAL THERAPIES

- Interview with Hemant K. Paudel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, and Project Director, Bloomfield Center for Research in Aging, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, The Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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