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How diet quality affects the colon’s microbiome – Medical News Today

New research has examined the effect of dietary quality on the composition of the colon’s microbiota. The study suggests that following a high quality diet may increase the number of beneficial bacteria, whereas following a low quality diet may raise that of harmful bacteria. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that half of our plates… Read More »

Mom says daughter’s protein-packed diet contributed to unexpected death – Fox News

A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ultimately contributed to her death two years ago. Michelle White said that while her daughter, Meegan Hefford, had picked up a passion for fitness after the birth… Read More »

Dentists without drilling: Minimally invasive dentistry is on the rise – USC News

Ariella Glodowski could see on her X-rays that she had small caries lesions forming — even though they weren’t large, painful or even visible to the naked eye. The early detection gave the then-third-year dental student an opportunity to experience firsthand a minimally invasive dental procedure called resin infiltration, where early caries lesions are infused… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria drive the spread of breast cancer?

New research in mice has discovered that disrupting the gut microbiome may result in more aggressive breast cancer. One factor that may drive the spread of breast cancer is the population of gut bacteria. Although the outlook of people with breast cancer has improved dramatically in recent years, predicting and preventing the spread of cancer… Read More »