News tagged with stomach ulcers

The path to history is through the stomach

(PhysOrg.com) -- Helicobacter pylori can cause stomach ulcers and cancers. Over half of the world’s inhabitants carrys this bacterium, but different variants are present on different continents. Up to now, ...

Jan 23, 2009
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Uncovering the secrets of ulcer-causing bacteria

A team of researchers from Boston University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently made a discovery that changes a long held paradigm about how bacteria move through soft ...

Aug 12, 2009
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Taking sharper aim at stomach ulcer bacteria

Scientists are reporting discovery of a much sought after crack in the armor of a common microbe that infects the stomachs of one-sixth of the world's population, causing stomach ulcers and other diseases. They identified ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Preventing gastric cancer with antibiotics

Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium found in about 50% of humans worldwide, can cause stomach ulcers and, in extreme cases, gastric cancer. In an article for F1000 Medicine Reports, Seiji Shiota and Yoshio Yamaoka discuss the p ...

Mar 12, 2010
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