Tag Archives: bowel

Bowel cancer: A popular medication can change person’s gut microbiome and increase risk

In a study published in BMJ, antibiotic use being linked to heightened bowel cancer risk was further analysed. The study found that antibiotics have a strong and long-lasting impact on the gut microbiome, altering the balance of helpful and harmful bacteria. The findings suggest a pattern of risk that may be linked to differences in… Read More »

High fat diet and small bowel cancer

Is your diet high in fat? You may want to make some necessary tweaks. According to a latest study, two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer. The study was published in the journal Gastroenterology. The scientists hinted at a new connection… Read More »

Irritable bowel syndrome low carb diet

But the year old IT supervisor from California also discovered another welcome, unexpected benefit from her new way of eating: it almost completely eliminated her long-standing irritable bowel syndrome IBS. Within a month of starting keto, her gut was remarkably calm, quiet, and cooperative for the first time in decades. Changing to a low-carb, high-fat… Read More »