Psychedelic drug ayahuasca improves hard-to-treat depression
From shamanistic ritual to medical treatment?Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Andy CoghlanIt tastes foul and makes people vomit. But ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic concoction that has been drunk in South America for centuries in religious rituals, may help people with depression that is resistant to antidepressants. Tourists are increasingly trying...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark