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The study of the “gut microbiota”, which is the massive number of tiny organisms living in our intestines (>1,000,000,000,000 per gram contents), is one of the most exciting areas in medical science. Most every aspect of our health is influenced by...

A Cure for the Common Cold?

On┬áDec. 29, 1965, one of my favorite all time episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies, entitled “The Common Cold”, first aired. (I saw it for the first time in the 70’s) It’s the one in which Jed reveals that Granny has developed a cure for the...