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Your gut microflora isn’t just sitting silently waiting for you to wolf down your next meal – it turns out there’s a constant conversation going on between these bacteria and your body’s genetic code.

New research has found a chemical produced by ‘good’ bacteria in our digestive system has an unusual effect on the chromosomes in nearby cells, a discovery that could help us better understand links between our diet and the development of one of the world’s most deadly cancers.

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