Microbiota-directed food protype beneficial for malnourished children

Microbiota-directed food protype beneficial for malnourished children

Study results support the use of microbiota-directed complementary food prototype as a dietary supplement for young children with moderate acute malnutrition.“Larger trials will need to be performed in disparate geographic regions to further assess the efficacy of this therapeutic approach for treating childhood undernutrition,” Robert Y. Chen, BS, from the Edison Family Center for Genome…

Link found between family history of colorectal polyps, risk for colorectal cancer

Link found between family history of colorectal polyps, risk for colorectal cancer

Family history of colorectal polyps linked to a higher risk for colorectal cancer in a Swedish cohort, according to research published in BMJ.“In contrast with the established increased risk associated with a family history of CRC, it remains unclear whether those with a family history of colorectal polyps have an increased risk of CRC. As…