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Common food additives ‘linked’ to bowel cancer

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November 2016 NHSNews; “Why processed food may cause bowel cancer: Common additives change gut bacteria which allow tumours to grow,” reports the Mail Online. This follows a study in mice investigating whether common food additives (E numbers) called emulsifiers cause inflammation in the gut that in turn triggers bowel cancer. The researchers …

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Worrying about health linked to heart disease

November 2016 NHSNewsCentre; “Worried well ‘make themselves sick’,” reports The Daily Telegraph. Several other news outlets covered the same story with headlines about how the “worried well” may be more likely to develop heart disease. The stories are based on a Norwegian population study with 7,052 participants that aimed to …

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