Gut Bacteria Linked to Lymphoma

Gut bacteria linked to immune system cancer, lymphoma

Researchers from from the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) at the University of California in LA (UCLA) found that specific bacteria found in the intestines are major contributors to lymphoma, a cancer of the white blood cells in the immune system. From the study, the researchers were able to create a catalog of bacteria types that have “promoting or protective effects on genotoxicity lymphoma”. They say this could lead to the creation of combined therapies that could expand the cancer-protective bacteria while killing the cancer-promoting bacteria.

Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/263484.php

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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