Category: OCTOBER 2019

Could a unique new fungus offer an opioid alternative?

Published Thu 17 Oct 2019 By Maria Cohut, Ph.D.Fact checked by Paula FieldA new fungus discovered in the estuarine waters of Tasmania could be the unexpected answer to the world’s opioid crisis, a current study suggests. A fungus present in Tasmanian estuarine water may yield an effective and safe opioid alternative. Opioids — many of…