The hidden risks of taking Tik

The Western Cape in particular has an alarming number of tik users. This has led to an increase in STDs, crime and the spread of HIV/Aids. Why is this and what can be done?

Cocaine users control cravings

Cocaine addicts can control their cravings by willpower alone, US researchers reported in a study that suggests the right training may help abusers kick the habit.


5-MeO-DMT is a psychoactive tryptamine which was first identified in the mid 20th Century as a chemical in a South American plant entheogen.

2 C-B

2C-B is a synthetic psychedelic that first gained popularity as a legal Ecstasy replacement in the mid 1980s.

Facts on laughing gas (nitrous oxide)

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is a simple gas that, when inhaled, causes rapid analgesia (pain relief), euphoria, mild sedation, and sometimes psychedelic dissociation.


Mescaline is a psychoactive phenethylamine chemical, best known for being the primary psychoactive component in peyote and San Pedro cacti.

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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.