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Man’s body brews its own beer after yeast take over his gut microbiome

By Alice Klein In rare cases, someone’s gut can make its own alcohol from carbohydratesJack Andersen/Getty Images A man in the US has started producing beer in his gut after it accidentally became colonised by high levels of brewer’s yeast. The normally healthy 46-year-old began to experience mental fogginess, dizziness and memory loss in 2011… Read More »

Prostate cancer symptoms: Notice this change in your body? It may signify the cancer has a

Prostate cancer is cancer that occurs in the prostate — a small walnut-shaped gland in men. It usually develops slowly, so there may be no signs for many years. Symptoms of prostate cancer do not usually appear until the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of… Read More »

Chlamydia may spread through the gut to infect new parts of the body

Chlamydia trachomatis bacteriaScience Photo Library By Chelsea Whyte Chlamydia may cause rectal infections in some people by spreading through the gastrointestinal tract after oral sex, according to a study of heterosexual men. Past research has found that some women contract rectal chlamydia without ever engaging in anal sex, and it has been thought that the… Read More »