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Fang Yan Archives

Bile acids, microbiota and colon cancer

Jul. 5, 2017—Bile acids produced by a western diet alter the composition of the gut microbiota and promote intestinal carcinogenesis.

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Plant compound stops colon cancer cells

Mar. 29, 2013—Berberine, an herbal remedy for diarrhea and intestinal parasites, may be useful in colon cancer therapy.

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Plant compound quells inflammation

Apr. 6, 2012—Berberine, an herbal remedy for diarrhea and intestinal parasites, may be an effective treatment for gastrointestinal inflammatory diseases.

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Bacterial protein found in yogurt may alleviate inflammatory bowel disorders

May. 23, 2011—A protein isolated from beneficial bacteria found in yogurt and dairy products could offer a new, oral therapeutic option for inflammatory bowel disorders.

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