Monthly Archives: November 2019
Gut Microbiota Imbalance Promotes Onset of Colorectal Cancer
“A link between fecal dysbiosis (an imbalance in gut bacteria composition) and the genetic and epigenetic DNA signature in the animals’ tissues was identified using statistical tests. Mice who had received fresh stools from patients with sporadic colorectal cancer developed precancerous lesions”
Weight-loss surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into the bloodstream
Researchers at Johns Hopkins found evidence of rises in the bloodstream levels of toxicants known to be stored long term in fat, including PCBs & organochlorine pesticides.