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New research has revealed how the microbes in our gut influence our central nervous system, and healing these microorganisms may, in turn, be the answer to everything from spinal cord injury and stroke damage to mental illness. Celeste McGovern investigates
A cure for Crohn’s disease—the debilitating inflammatory bowel problem—came a step closer this week after scientists identified a fungus that plays a key role in its development.
Toothpaste that includes coconut oil kills most of the bacteria found inthe mouth, especially if the oil has added enzymes
You and the rest of the Western world probably use toothpaste to keep your teeth healthy and free of disease