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Vegan diets can be healthy, as long as you make sure you're getting all your nutrients.

A nutritionist claims vegan diets can stunt brain development, but other health experts say plant-based eating is perfectly healthy

She said pregnant women who don't eat meat may be "dumbing down" future generations by skimping on choline. The nutrient is in animals and plants.
Increasing blood pressure, especially in middle age, could lead to a smaller brain later in life.

High blood pressure could make your brain shrink over time, according to new research

People with high blood pressure in their 40s, or with a bigger blood pressure change in their late 30s and 40s, were most at risk.
Regular, heavy cocaine use can have extremely negative consequences.

What cocaine does to your body and brain

Whether it's snorted, smoked, or injected, cocaine enters the bloodstream and starts affecting the brain in a matter of seconds.

Elon Musk finally took the wraps off his new brain microchip company that plans to connect people’s brains to the internet by next year

Elon Musk's secretive brain microchip company held an event on Tuesday night detailing the work it's been doing. Here's everything we learned!

Elon Musk’s company Neuralink plans to connect people’s brains to the internet by next year using a procedure he claims will be as safe an...

Musk said that the Neuralink system could be used to treat brain disorders and that he hoped to achieve "symbiosis with artificial intelligence."
Some data indicates that women's use of porn is increasing.

Scientists scanned people’s brains while they watched porn and found that men and women got equally turned on

The meta-analysis included 1,850 people who were straight, gay, and bisexual. Women may watch less porn because of societal expectations, not science.

Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.

There's been a resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs' potential to treat conditions like depression. Research is beginning to yield new treatments.

Denver just became the first city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what they do to your body and mind.

Mushroom's active ingredient is a drug called psilocybin, which has the potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression.
Psychedelics appear to have a unique ability to treat conditions that fail to respond to even the best current medicines.

Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world’s first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

The research hub opens Friday with funds from Tim Ferriss. Scientists will explore the drugs' potential to treat mental illnesses like depression.
Sleep is crucial to both your brain and body health.

8 surprising things your body is doing while you sleep

Your body goes through a lot while you're sleeping. From fighting infection to renewing skin, here's what your body is doing while you sleep.