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When the results came back, the bacterium was found in 60 per cent of the prostate cancer cases, as opposed to 26 per cent of the controls. Although the team had hoped to see 100 per cent presence in tumours and zero in the controls, the results were still significant.
In the last few years, there has been a different approach to controlling acne through a natural process of using good germs to control bad ones. Yet a group of researchers based out of UCLA published an article in Nature last week that took the use of probiotics to an entirely different level.