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High-carb diet could raise CRC risk, research suggests

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

University of Toronto researchers reported that a diet high in carbohydrates, such as wheat and rice, may raise the risk of colorectal cancer. They found that gut bacteria can break down carbs into metabolites that cause cells in the lining of the colon to rapidly grow and form polyps. Pacific Standard magazine online (07/22)


Gallstone disease: Are you at risk?

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Healthy lifestyle may have positive effect on cognition

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Probiotics may offer protection against hypertension, study finds

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Fecal lactoferrin may help distinguish IBS from IBD

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

The power of connecting with others with UC

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

CMS proposes quality measure for outpatient colonoscopy

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Poll sheds light on the challenge of finding a physician

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Supreme Court likely to hear yet another ACA case

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Study: HBV drug does not remove liver cancer risk

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014


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