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For a common student, the area of the inner surface of the digestive tract is between 180 and 300 square metres. For scientists, it is actually as small as a studio apartment!
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Poor diet may not be the only factor for acute malnutrition in kids, even bacteria living in the intestine may be to blame, according to a new study.
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Commensal bacteria might play an important role in influencing and controlling allergic inflammation.
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Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or `good fat` that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim.
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Fruit fly intestine may hold the key to fountain of youth, say scientists.
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Antacids that we take to reduce the chances of stomach ulcers we think can be caused by arthritis drugs.
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Bisphenol A used in plastic containers and drinks cans has been shown for 1st time to affect functioning of intestines, as per a French study published Monday.