Bowel cancer may be linked to gut bacteria, researchers find | World News

Bowel cancer may be linked to gut bacteria, researchers find | World News

Researchers have discovered a potential link between a common gut bacteria and bowel cancer by analysing DNA. The Dutch study found a toxin released by a strain of the E.coli bacteria leaves unique patterns, or “fingerprints”, as it damages the DNA in the cells lining the gut. These so-called fingerprints were observed mainly in bowel […]