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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.
Diet changes or nutritional supplements, such as vitamins, antioxidants, retinol or garlic, do not alter the course of disease in patients with cancer or precancerous conditions, according to the findings of one of two studies published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tobacco use now kills 5 million people a year and if people continue to smoke the way they do now, their habit will kill half a billion who are alive today, according to a new cancer atlas published on Monday.
The stomach bug Helicobacter pylori is the cause of most stomach ulcers, so doctors often try to eradicate the trouble-maker with antibiotic therapy. When this doesn't work, as is the case 10-23 percent of the time, a yogurt may help, according to a study conducted in Taiwan.
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Helicobacter pylori infection, which affects about one third of adults in the US, is associated with an increased risk of iron deficiency and related anemia, according to the results of a new study.
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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