Health

FDA warns two kratom marketers about false claims

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday took two kratom marketers to task over false claims that their products can treat or cure opioid addiction.

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 ...

Health

High rates of Salmonella contamination ID'd in kratom

(HealthDay)—High rates of Salmonella contamination have been identified in kratom products collected and tested since February 2018, according to a statement published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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