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U.S. Researchers reported on Tuesday that a type of bacteria only recently revealed as a major cause of ulcers and stomach cancer may help protect children from developing asthma.
By Ehrenberg, Rachel Scientists look at exhaled compounds to diagnose ills Scientists would like to take your breath away. Literally. Exhaled vapor holds clues to your health, revealing much more than what you ate for lunch.
PuriCore (LSE:PURI), the life sciences company focused on the control of infectious pathogens with its novel, safe antimicrobial technology, today announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Greg Bosch, will be presenting at the Piper Jaffray European Conference at the ANdAZ Hotel in London, on June 25, 2008.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) biologists have provoked soil-dwelling bacteria into producing a new type of antibiotic by pitting them against another strain of bacteria in a battle for survival.
LAFAYETTE, Colo., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Meretek Diagnostics, manufacturer of the BreathTek(TM) UBT urea breath test for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H.
LAFAYETTE, Colo., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Meretek Diagnostics, manufacturer of the BreathTek(TM) UBT kit for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), will be exhibiting at the PriMed Southwest show January 25-27, 2007, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.
Napoleon Bonaparte died a more prosaic death than some people would like to think, succumbing to stomach cancer rather than arsenic poisoning, according to new research into what killed the French emperor.
By Mino-Kenudson, Mari; Tomita, Shigeki; Lauwers, Gregory Y * Context.-Reactive gastropathy is the second most common diagnosis made on gastric biopsies.
LAFAYETTE, Colo., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meretek Diagnostics announced today that effective January 1, 2007, its BreathTek(TM) UBT (urea breath test) kit for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) will be entitled to a more favorable Medicare reimbursement rate in Georgia.
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infection by Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria associated with peptic ulcers and gastric cancer, also appears to increase the risk of diseases of the circulation, also referred to as "vascular disease," according to an analysis by Italian researchers.
Helicobacter pylori is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach, particularly the antrum. It causes low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and is linked to gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Out of those infected, 80%, are asymptomatic. It was initially named Campyloacter pyloridis and then renamed C. pylori to correct the Latin grammar error. It was later placed in the genus, Helicobacter. Over 50% of the population has H. pylori in...
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