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Friday 23 August 2019
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Research suggests antibiotic use is linked to increased risk of bowel cancer

Thursday 22nd August 2019
Antibiotic use is linked to a heightened risk of colon suggests research published online in the journal Gut.
 
The findings suggest a pattern of risk that may be linked to differences in gut microbiome (bacteria) activity along the length of the bowel and reiterate the importance of judicious prescribing, say the researchers.
 
The researchers wanted to find out if this might affect bowel and rectal...