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Like a lot of things, women’s gut microbiomes appear to mature earlier than men’s

The human gut microbiome is a complex microbial ecosystem that plays an important role in our health. For example, these microbes—bacteria, viruses, fungi—help regulate metabolism, fend off infections, produce essential vitamins and break down dietary fiber. They may also be biomarkers of health and disease. A recent study by researchers at University of California San

Competition between GP surgeries could diagnose cancers earlier

Encouraging doctors to COMPETE to refer more patients for cancer testing ‘could save thousands lives’ Letters telling GPs other surgeries refer more patients could spur them on Below-average referrers sent 10 per cent more patients for tests after being told Experts say UK cancer survival rates are held back because of late diagnoses Encouraging doctors

Surveillance intensity not associated with earlier detection of recurrence or improved survival in colorectal cancer

A national retrospective study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found no association between intensity of post-treatment surveillance and detection of recurrence or overall survival (OS) in patients with stage I, II or III colorectal cancer (CRC). Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study is