Medical research

The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could have an influence on how well we age. Building on this, McGill University scientists ...

Medications

Kratom use in pregnancy spurs withdrawal symptoms in newborns

(HealthDay)—Although the herbal supplement kratom is still legal and widely available, its opioid-like effects have caused significant withdrawal symptoms in at least two newborns in the United States and that should raise ...

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