Microbiota intestinale: come previene il tumore del colon
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Microbiota: western diet and gut bacteria trying to keep the balance

Diet appears to be a major factor that influences the composition of the human gut microbiota. Dietary proteins are first digested in the small intestine by human digestive enzymes, but about 10–12% reach the large […]

Occult blood: differences between prevention and necessity for therapy
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Occult blood: differences between prevention and necessity for therapy

Faecal occult blood test (FOBT) screening has been shown to decrease the incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer. Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) reduces CRC mortality; many countries have implemented population-based CRC screening programmes and […]

OGG1: as
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OGG1: as genome “greasemonkey” and inflammatory “mailman”

A multidisciplinary team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule with a new mechanism of action. By inhibiting a certain protein, the researchers were able to reduce the […]

Microbiota intestinale: come previene il tumore del colon
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Gut microbiota: how it could directly prevent colorectal cancer

New research, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows how our diet affects bacteria in our gut, which, in turn, can alter the behavior of our genes and the risk of cancer. The good bacteria […]

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Obesity and cancers: the new official CDC medical report

A new American report warns about the role of obesity in the onset of cancer. Nearly 40% of all cancers are related to obesity, according to new research, which suggests that these tumors would be preventable if the […]