Add one more to the list of tumor-causing bad guys in the colon.
But don’t worry. While the pills are extracted from feces, they contain everything but the unpleasant stuff.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Most of the time, the bacteria that lives in our gut eases digestion and boosts our immunity, but gut bugs can be harmful too. Recent research looks at a potential link between gut bugs and two very different conditions: autism …
Could bacteria be responsible for colon cancer? In papers published in the journal Genome Research, two research teams, working independently, describe a group of bacteria that are linked to higher rates of the disease.
Consider this: of the trillions upon trillions of cells in the human body, only about 1 in 10 is actually human. The rest belong to microbes, which colonize every inch of you, from the inside of your mouth to the skin between …