Mushrooms/Fungi

Mushrooms with Activity Against Specific Cancers

For the past 30 years, researchers have studied mushrooms' effectiveness against cancer. Some of their findings are summarized below.

Mushrooms with Direct Antiviral Activity

Mushrooms that Prevent and Heal Viral Disease

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ectomycorrhizal root-tips

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Beauveria bassiana and Dead Bed Bug

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – "And don't let the bedbugs bite" is no longer a harmless adage. In reality today, these bloodthirsty bugs infest thousands of homes.

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" Pleurotus gets its common name, oyster mushroom, from its oyster-shaped fruiting body.

Palette of Narmer

Chevalier and Gheerbrant have written that among certain Bantu-speaking peoples of the central Congo, the mushroom is viewed as a symbol of the human soul.

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"A classic story involving Ling zhi revolves around a rich lord's daughter. She fell in love with a poor farm boy. This was a disgrace for her father.

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by Andrew Weil, M.D.

I'm interested in the way cultural bias engulfs science, because scientists love to think of themselves as being free from bias. They like to think they're describing objective reality, yet they wear cultural lenses like the rest of us. In the areas of greatest emotional charge--food, sex, drugs--it's easy to see how pervasive cultural biases affect their thinking.

Alcohol, fur trade, Indian, First Nations, Native, North America, Colonialism

The ramifications that Indian supply responses to rising fur prices and to European gift-giving practices had for the overall conduct of the fur trade have yet to be fully explored. Clearly the costs that the Europeans would have had to absorb would have risen substantially during the periods when competition was strong, but to date no one has attempted to obtain even a rough idea of the magnitude by which these costs rose during the time of English-French or Hudson' Bay Company-North West Company rivalry. Nor has serious consideration been give to the manner in which such economic pressures may have favoured the use and abuse of certain trade articles such as alcohol and tobacco.

A vancouver psychologist wants Health Canada to make LSD legally available to psychologists & psychiatrists for their patinets.

Lester Grinspoon

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Beyond the availability of mail-order services, almost every neighbourhood had two other perfectly legal outlets: the doctor's office and the drugstore. Long before the war, local prohibition measures had loopholes that allowed some alcohol to be sold for “medicinal, mechanical, scientific, and sacramental purposes.”