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Superbug C. difficile is evolving to ‘spread in hospitals and thrive on the Western diet’ 

Superbug C. difficile is evolving to ‘spread in hospitals and feeds on the sugar-rich Western diet’ Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is gradually ‘splitting’ into two species The ‘new’ bacteria spreads easily and is ‘immune’ to disinfectants  Bug was found to be more likely to infect mice that eat a sugary, ‘Western’ diet  By Alexandra Thompson Senior… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can diabetes influence cancer’s spread?

Some researchers argue that there may be a direct link between having diabetes and exposure to an increased risk of metastasis in cancer. New research validates this idea, explaining how diabetes can elevate this risk. New research investigates how diabetes may promote the spread of cancer. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe live… Read More »