Medical research

Examining the secrets of the microbiome

You're more microbe than human, at least by the numbers. The human body has about 37 trillion cells, but it's home to many more microbes—the gut alone has 100 trillion of them. Swimming and squirming inside your tummy are ...

Oncology & Cancer

How diet and the microbiome affect colorectal cancer

While recommended screenings beginning at age 45 have helped decrease colorectal cancer cases in older adults, cancer rates are continuing to increase in younger populations.

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