People sometimes unwillingly go into hypnotic trance states — here’s how you can learn to use them for good

Aarón Blanco Tejedor / Unsplash Most of us experience trance states to some extent. These can range from zoning out when someone is yelling at you, to running on adrenaline when you have an accident. Trance states are a form of dissociating, which can be beneficial. But you don’t want to use it as a […]

‘In a trance’: New database to record ‘zombie’ effects of illegal designer drugs

A national database listing the effects of so-called ‘zombie’ drugs has been created for doctors to swiftly detect any new kinds of synthetic narcotics arriving on the market. The Report Illicit Drug Reaction (RIDR) website, which will feature urgent clinical reports, will allow doctors to keep constantly up to date with new psychoactive substances (NPS) […]