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Latest Helicobacter pylori Stories

2013-05-22 10:38:19

The contribution of H. pylori and smoking trends to the decline in gastric cancer in US men.

2013-05-08 11:52:00

Two genome-wide association studies and a subsequent meta-analysis have found that certain genetic variations are associated with susceptibility to Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that is a major cause of gastritis and stomach ulcers and is linked to stomach cancer, findings that may help explain some of the observed variation in individual risk for H pylori infection.

2013-04-19 17:41:19

Numerous epidemiologic studies have shown that a diet high in salt is associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer.

2013-03-12 23:04:32

Request A Test has added breath and blood testing for H. Pylori to their testing menu.

2013-02-13 10:23:09

In an analysis of the results of interventions to eradicate the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (a risk factor for gastric cancer) in seven diverse community populations in Latin America, researchers found that geographic site, demographic factors, adherence to initial therapy and infection recurrence may be as important as the choice of antibiotic regimen in H pylori eradication interventions.

Fighting Obesity With Gut Bacteria
2013-02-10 05:58:43

The same stomach microbe that experts believe is responsible for ulcers, gastric cancer, and other health issues could also help control a person’s body weight and glucose tolerance.

2013-01-09 12:43:25

A new study by NYU School of Medicine researchers reveals that an especially virulent strain of the gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) isn't implicated in the overall death rate of the U.S. population, and may even protect against stroke and some cancers.

Ulcer Bug's Achilles' Heel Found Through Experiment
2012-12-10 21:25:38

Experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have revealed a potential new way to attack common stomach bacteria that cause ulcers and significantly increase the odds of developing stomach cancer.

2012-09-24 21:38:17

People with AIDS are at increased risk for developing esophageal and stomach carcinoma as well as non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs).


Latest Helicobacter pylori Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 15:38:47

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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