Listen to Medicinal Cannabis and Magic Mushrooms47:2527 November 2022

Associate Professor Daryl Efron, Paediatrician at the Royal Children's Hospital, discusses the use of medicinal cannabis for the treatment of kids with severe neurodevelopmental conditions, and for children in palliative care; Claire Finkelstein, Clinical Psychologist and PhD Candidate, shares the details of her upcoming study into the use of magic mushrooms (psilocybin) for the treatment of eating disorders; and the team discuss healthcare funding promises, the importance of social activity to prevent cognitive decline, and recent research on long COVID. With presenters Cyber Sioux, Dr Training Wheels, and Miss Perineum. 


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