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January 22, 2020 - Gizmodo

Cancer and Heart Disease Could Be Contagious Through Our Microbiomes, Scientists Argue

Cancer and Heart Disease Could Be Contagious Through Our Microbiomes, Scientists Argue
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It's a science lesson you probably learned in grade school: You can only catch certain illnesses, like the flu, from another person.

But a new paper argues that many diseases seen as noncommunicable, like most cancers and heart disease, might be transmissible sometimes—thanks to the seemingly harmless microbes living in and on our bodies.

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