Why Should Mothers Breastfeed? The Benefits of Breastfeeding Over Using Formula

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Student Whether you’re a soon-to-be mother or already have a child, there is one topic that’s always withstood controversy – breastfeeding. The world of breastfeeding is perplexing. Mothers often have many questions like: When should you breastfeed? How long should you breastfeed? Should you even breastfeed? If these questions are something…

The Use of Probiotics in Transplant Patients

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate How Safe are Probiotics Really? In last week’s article, we discussed that while the use of probiotics is generally safe for most patients, caution is advised in individuals who are immunocompromised or have a severely damaged gastrointestinal tract. Today, we’re going to delve deeper on the safety of probiotics in immunocompromised…