Latest Helicobacter pylori Stories
Max Planck scientists succeed with a novel technique in the fight against the cause of peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is the causal agent of chronic gastritis, ulcer and gastric cancer.
Gastric cancer, one of the most common types of cancer, is associated with high mortality rates.
The clinical outcome of gastric disease may involve differences in the prevalence or expression of bacterial virulence factors.
Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) are considered to be the most important etiological agents of chronic gastritis.
Despite a strong response from our immune defense, the body is unable to rid itself of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
MODI'IN, Israel, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Exalenz Bioscience has finalized production of the BreathIDÂ® and is preparing to ship the first devices and kits that are used in the detection of Helicobacter pylori bacteria.
It's been implicated as the bacterium that causes ulcers and the majority of stomach cancers, but studies by researchers at Stanford University, UC Davis, and the University of Pittsburgh have found that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) also may play a protective role â€“ against the worldwide killer, tuberculosis (TB).
Experimental animal studies have shown that H. pylori shares several antigenic regions in common with acid secreting cells in gastric mucosa.
Researchers report that Helicobacter pylori, the only bacterium known to survive in the harsh environment of the human stomach, directly activates an enzyme in host cells that has been associated with several types of cancer, including gastric cancer.
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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