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Early antibiotic use may promote gut 'superbug' growth: Study

The study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, found that premature infants who are hospitalised and receive antibiotics for more than 20 months have an increased risk of developing 'superbugs' in their guts.

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer spread, says study

According to the researchers from the University of Virginia in the US, following a healthy diet and lifestyle can help reduce severity of breast cancer.


Common food additive may harm gut health: Study

Published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, the study investigated the health impacts of food additive E171 (titanium dioxide nanoparticles) which is used in high quantities in foods and some medicines as a whitening agent.

Readers, Digest

A love song to the gastro-intestinal tract, as readable as a Lonely Planet guide to the innards

New diabetes research links the disease's origin to stomach

A new study shows the origin of diabetes to be in the stomach.

Scientists find ‘knowing it in your gut’ is real

Bacteria in the stomach influences the brain and the brain influences metabolic disorders.