Neuroscience research suggests LSD might enhance learning and memory by promoting brain plasticity

…the findings provide evidence that “even a single dose of LSD can promote neural plasticity and enhance cognition in healthy adults, several days after the LSD administration,” Ribeiro told PsyPost. However, the researcher noted that “we still need to learn more about age differences, potential gender differences and the role of the context (setting) in the modulation of the effects.”

“Psychedelics have been demonized since the 1960s, and in the past decade they have returned to biology and medicine through the front door,” Ribeiro added. “However, the utility of psychedelics is not restricted to the treatment of patients with a pathological condition. They can also be very useful to improve the cognition of healthy individuals, i.e., they should be seen not just as medicine, but also as part of human life at large.”

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The study: Nootropic effects of LSD: Behavioral, molecular and computational evidence

Denmark BANS covid vaccines for youth under 18

Those wanting their first shot were cut off after July 1, and no one in the age group — aside from those who are considered “high risk” and have a doctor’s note — will be allowed to get a second shot after September 1.

“Children and adolescents only very rarely become seriously ill from COVID-19 with the omicron variant. Therefore, from July 1, 2022, it will no longer be possible for children and adolescents under the age of 18 to get the 1st [shot], and from September 1, 2022, it will no longer be possible to get the 2nd [shot],” reads a government statement. [translated from Danish] 

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It was known 2+ years ago that “children and adolescents rarely become seriously ill from COVID-19” of any variety. When known risks and failures of the vaccines are factored in, this ban should have occurred 18 months ago at the latest. Still, given how bad health officials have been in the West, this is a step in the right direction. ABN

“Chart below shows systemic disruption, not deferred screenings in odd/rare cancer mixes and off-season surges”

If the current cancer rise resulted from deferred screening, then cancer would rise, featuring its normal mix and seasonality – just more of it.

However, we are seeing odd/rare cancer mixes and off-season surges.

Chart below shows systemic disruption, not deferred screenings.

In other words, Covid deaths have fallen, but cancer deaths are rising nonetheless, and out of season, and in odd mixes.

As well, there exists an inflection point to this entire departure trend.

MMWR Week 14 2021…

Originally tweeted by Ethical Skeptic ☀ (@EthicalSkeptic) on August 10, 2022.

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The inflection point is shortly after mass vaccinations began. ABN

Antibody that neutralizes SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 by binding to a conserved spike epitope outside the receptor binding motif

The rapid evolution of SARS-CoV-2 viruses, such as the Omicron variants which are highly transmissible and immune evasive, underscores the need to develop therapeutic antibodies with broad neutralizing activities. Here, we used the LIBRA-seq technology, which identified SARS-CoV-2 specific B cells via DNA-barcoding and subsequently single cell sequenced BCRs, to identify an antibody, SW186, which could neutralize major SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern, including Beta, Delta, and Omicron, as well as SARS-CoV-1. The cryo-EM structure of SW186 bound to the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the viral spike protein showed that SW186 interacted with an epitope of the RBD that is not at the interface of its binding to the ACE2 receptor but highly conserved among SARS coronaviruses. This epitope encompasses a glycosylation site (N343) of the viral spike protein. Administration of SW186 in mice after they were infected with SARS-CoV-2 Alpha, Beta, or Delta variants reduced the viral loads in the lung. These results demonstrated that SW186 neutralizes diverse SARS coronaviruses by binding to a conserved RBD epitope, which could serve as a target for further antibody development.

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Former White House advisor, Dr Scott Atlas roasts the dangerous duo of Fauci and Birx over their recent public lying about their C-19 failures

link to interview; Scott Atlas, starts at 52:30 min

“The only time Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx should be talking to the public is… for them to go out there and beg for forgiveness because they were so wrong and so harmful in what they recommended. That’s the only time they should even be given airtime.” ~ Dr Scott Atlas

Japanese Surgeon Calls for Suspension of COVID Boosters

In a letter to the peer-reviewed journal Virology, a Japanese cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Kenji Yamamoto, has called for the discontinuation of COVID-19 booster shots. “As a safety measure, further booster vaccinations should be discontinued,” Yamamoto wrote. Among his urgent concerns are the fact that the COVID-19 vaccines have been linked to vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia, which, in some cases, has been lethal to patients.

Yamamoto works at Okamura Memorial Hospital in Shizuoka, Japan. In the letter he explains that he and his colleagues have “encountered cases of infections that are difficult to control,” including some that occurred after open-heart surgery and were still not under control after several weeks of treatment with multiple antibiotics.

These patients, says Yamamoto, showed signs of being immunocompromised, and some of them died.

Yamamoto believes their suppressed immune function is likely to have been caused by COVID-19 vaccination.

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China’s CCP Concealed SARS-CoV-2 Presence in China as Far Back as March 2018

A world inquiring about the origins of SARS-CoV-2 has been met with repeated antipathy and lack of cooperation on the part of the Chinese Communist Party. Consequently, any speculation that the CCP concealed the presence of SARS-CoV-2 prior to December 2019 must be researched through an examination of corroborating yet circumstantial evidence. Inference which may be ascertained only through prosecution along a series of must-answer critical questions.
The Chinese Communist Party owes the entire world restitution for its negligent handling and release of a virus which they fully understood could be deployed as a weapon of war. A virus which has destroyed human rights, worldwide economies, and furthermore resulted in over 5 million deaths globally to date.
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Note the date of this piece—11/15/21. Ethical Skeptic has consistently provided deeper and better analysis of covid than anyone I know of. The linked essay is still valid. I highly recommend his Twitter account for frequently updated, incisive insights into the history, evolution, and real-world effects of covid. ABN