Your prescription drugs may have long-term harmful effects on gut microbes, study shows

Prescription drugs / gut microbes

More than half of the U.S. adult population take prescription drugs – making America the pill nation of the world. The majority of these adults are 80 or older and suffer from severe conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disorders, according to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. While these medicines may help alleviate certain symptoms, … Read more

Gut bacteria linked to improved cognitive development in male infants

baby gut health

From digestion-related processes and immunity to the production of essential vitamins, gut bacteria carry out a wide range of critical functions in the body. Previous studies reveal the healing nature of these microbes when it comes to mental disorders. In addition to this, gut microbes may help improve comprehension and early speech development in babies. … Read more