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Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers cash in on Kratom as it takes hold in the US

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers are cashing in on Kratom as the morphine-like ‘opioid alternative’ takes hold in the US Kratom use is soaring in the US as a herbal alternative to opioids But many have died, suffered extreme reactions and overdoses to the morphine-like substance It is grown in Indonesia were its… Read More »

A High-Tech Pill to End Drug Injections

Here was the challenge for bioengineers: Find a way to for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections. The medicines are made of molecules too big to be absorbed through the stomach or intestines; in any event, the drugs would be quickly… Read More »