Colon

Colon Cancer Cause Revealed?

Additional evidence of the link between cancer and inflammation: Scientists from MIT have uncovered one of the causes for colon cancer. Apparently, a compound released during an inflammatory process causes cells to become cancerous. This discovery may help both in ...

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Gut Bacteria Involved in Colon Cancer

Gut Bacteria Involved in Colon Cancer

It has been long thought that normal gut bacteria were involved in colon cancer, but the exact mechanism was not clear. Now, scientists from the USA have uncovered a process in which a molecule produced by a common gut bacterium ...

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The PillCam Colon Video Capsule

The PillCam Colon Video Capsule

The PillCam Colon Video Capsule Endoscope by the Israeli company Given Imaging Ltd. will spare you that vital colonoscopy you’ve been putting off. Essentially a camera in a pill to photograph your insides, PillCam imaging is considered to be a ...

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