Use of Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Colon Cancer

According to new research, published in the journal Gut, use of antibiotics in pills and capsules is associated with the higher risk of colon cancer but lower risk of rectal cancer at the same time. Researchers say this risk depends on the type and class of antibiotics prescribed.

The researchers drew on data submitted to the nationally representative Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) between 1989 and 2012 which included the records of approximately 11.3 mln people from 674 general practices which is about 7% of the population of the United Kingdom.

The authors of the study conclude in their paper: “Whether antibiotic exposure is causal or contributory to colon cancer risk, our results highlight the importance of judicious antibiotic use by clinicians.”

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Use of Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Colon Cancer

According to new research, published in the journal Gut, use of antibiotics in pills and capsules is associated with the higher risk of colon cancer but lower risk of rectal cancer at the same time. Researchers say this risk depends on the type and class of antibiotics prescribed.

The researchers drew on data submitted to the nationally representative Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) between 1989 and 2012 which included the records of approximately 11.3 mln people from 674 general practices that was about 7% of the population of the United Kingdom.

The authors of the study conclude in their paper: “Whether antibiotic exposure is causal or contributory to colon cancer risk, our results highlight the importance of judicious antibiotic use by clinicians.”

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8 Foods to Support Your Immune System

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To support your immune system, which is extremely important in conditions of global coronavirus outbreak, you should eat a balanced diet containing adequate protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. These are eight foods and food groups that help you to keep your...

A High-Salt Diet Makes Your Immune System Weaker

A High-Salt Diet Makes Your Immune System Weaker

Recent research from the University of Bonn finds that a high-salt diet is not only bad for the blood pressure but it also weakens the immune system. During the study, the scientists noted that mice that were fed a high-salt diet suffered from much more severe...

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