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Helicobacter pylori and Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:24pm Helicobacter pylori and Cancer Key Points Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacterium that is found in the stomach of about two-thirds of the world’s population (see Questions 1 and 2 ). Although H. pylori does not cause illness in most infected people, infection with this bacterium is a major risk factor for pepti ... Read on »
Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Gastric ulcers and duodenal are relatively frequent clinical entities. At the moment the most exactly method to detected the ulcers is videoendoscopy of the upper digestive tract. The doctor eases a gastroscope, a thin tube containing a tiny camera, through your mouth and down into your stomach to look at the st ... Read on »
Is Helicobacter the only bacteria that causes stomach ulcers? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Barry Marshall won the 2005 Nobel Price in Medicine for proving that stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. Several papers have shown that a type of stomach cancer called MALT is caused by the same bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and that many cases of MALT stomach cancers can be cured by taking antibiotics to kil ... Read on »
Study: Bad breath may be linked to stomach ulcers, cancer by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 9:43pm Persistent halitosis could be an early clue to something more serious, according to a new report in theJournal of Medical Microbiology.     Helicobacter pylori, the same bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and is a cause of some gastric cancers, was present in 21 out of 326 Japanese people with halitosis and 16 out of 102 people with gum disea ... Read on »
Research suggests age-old stomach bug can protect children from asthma by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:29pm A bacteria that causes peptic ulcers and stomach ulcers can actually reduce children’s vulnerability to asthma by up to 59%. Research conducted by NYU Langone Medical Centre studied 7,000 people, and found that a microbial inhabitant of the stomach called ‘helicobacter pylori’, can prevent the development of asthma in children between the ag ... Read on »
Broccoli may be good for stomach health, and much more including gastric cancers by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Here's some good news for moms and bad news for kids who turn their noses up at broccoli - better find a way to grind it up so they can't see it - get them to eat broccoli somehow ! ( HealthDay News ) -- Eating 2.5 ounces a day of broccoli sprouts appeared to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers and probably stomach cancer in a Japanese trial. ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices for the by FDA Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 9:00pm DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: September 23, 2010 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guid ... Read on »
Why does acid secretion go up in duodenal ulcers but down in gastric ulcers? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 8:05am Q. I would be highly obliged if you can help me out on one thing. Being an average student, I refer to a textbook by a local author. He writes, “in gastric ulcer the value of basal acid output (BAO) and maximal acid output (MAO) are usually normal or slightly below normal” and “higher values are found in duodenal ulcer.” I am confu ... Read on »
HELICOBACTER PYLORI by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Helicobacter pyloriinfections (H. pylori) cause gastric ulcers (stomach ulcers). What is an ulcer? An ulcer is a sore or hole in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). People of any age can get an ulcer and women are affected just as often as men. Helicobacter pylori ( H. pylori ) is a ... Read on »
SC Complication: Gastric Ulcers by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 2:13am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 14 September 2010 A gastric ulcer is an erosion (think wound) in the lining of the stomach. It is usually caused by alochol, NSAIDs (Motrin, Aleve, Aspirin), smoking or spicy foods. Patients with sickle cell are prone to this complication because we often ta ... Read on »