The results of a recent study allow us to better understand how the bacterium H. pylori infects the cells of the stomach lining and triggers the development of cancer. Download the column
Periodontal diseases such as gingivitis are caused by pathogenic bacteria present in dental plaque. Recent studies have found that the presence of these bacteria are also associated with an increased risk overall for cancers of the esophagus and pancreas. Is the toothbrush a new anticancer weapon? Download this column
Aside from being harmful to the cardiovascular system, two important new studies have shown that excessive consumption of salt promotes inflammation and creates conditions favorable to the development of stomach cancer as well as of certain autoimmune diseases. Download this column.