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  • Gut microbes can be picky eaters – here’s why it matters

    Gut microbes can be picky eaters – here’s why it matters0

    We choose our food for a variety of reasons, including personal preference, availability, cost and healthiness. But we should also take our gut microbes’ preferences into account, a new study published in Cell suggests. The bacteria in our guts, collectively known as the microbiota or microbiome, live on the fibre and other chemicals that come

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  • Gut Bacteria “Fingerprint” Predicts Radiotherapy Side Effects

    Gut Bacteria “Fingerprint” Predicts Radiotherapy Side Effects0

    · First clinical study to show link between types of gut bacteria and radiotherapy-induced gut damage · Studying patients’ bacterial fingerprint could help predict, prevent or treat gut damage following radiotherapy Taking a ‘fingerprint’ of the mix of bacteria in the gut can indicate how susceptible individual cancer patients are to gut damage as a

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