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  • Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight

    Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight
    Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza.
  • Nicaragua: A hike up the active volcano Concepcion

    Nicaragua: A hike up the active volcano Concepcion
    On the road south from the international airport in Managua, Nicaragua swooshes by, unfurling in buzzing, humid green. Fields of swaying banana trees recede from the road in rows, the shaggy fronds bouncing against a searing blue sky. I look south toward...

    Test linked to fewer colorectal cancer deaths

    A single sigmoidoscopy between ages 55 and 64 can reduce deaths from colorectal cancer by at least 43%, British researchers reported Tuesday. The results from the first large randomized trial of sigmoidoscopy show that it is a more effective tool than...

    Fascinating facts: Inside the human body

    Fascinating facts: Inside the human body
    There was a certain ignorance I had about the body before dissecting it. Some of what I've learned was surprising, disconcerting and fascinating: • In one day, our kidneys filter 150 to 180 liters of blood. One kidney is only about the size of a...

    Panel recommends eliminating financial barriers to colorectal screening

     
    Eliminating financial barriers and providing more direct contact among patients and physicians and providers are the best ways to improve the rate of screening for colorectal cancer, a National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference recommended...