News tagged with chronic inflammation

Altered micriobiome prevalent in the diseased esophagus

Gastroesophageal reflux diseases , or GERD, affects about 10 million people in the United States, yet the cause and an unexpected increase in its prevalence over the last three decades remains unexplainable. Now, researchers ...

dateAug 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Immune system important in fight against stomach cancer

Researchers have identified cells in the immune system that react to the stomach ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori, one of the risk factors for the development of stomach cancer. This discovery could lead to faster diagnosis ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Cancer
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A novel marker of colorectal carcinoma

The colorectal cancer is thought to be resulted from a combination of environmental factors, diet, lifestyle, chronic inflammation and accumulation of specific genetic alterations. The pathogenesis and development of colorectal ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Cancer
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