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2011-07-21 07:00:02

In the largest study of its kind, researchers say different populations of people need different therapies to get rid of H pylori, which is the primary cause of gastric cancer.

2011-07-20 12:24:52

Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium known to cause peptic ulcers, is also the primary cause of gastric cancer, which is a leading cancer killer globally.

2011-07-05 23:19:31

Patients with gastric tumours in their stomach will no longer have to suffer an eight-hour long surgery, but instead can look forward to a short day surgery which last a few minutes to an hour without the need for hospitalisation.

2011-06-27 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper has recently been published by the American Heart Association based on expert review of recent scientific studies, which states that for some portions of severely and morbidly obese population weight loss surgery can result in long term weight loss and significant benefits in cardiac and other obesity-related risks.

2011-06-21 07:27:29

Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk of esophageal cancer than previously thought, according to this study.

2011-06-17 06:52:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical®, Inc. today announces results of its U.S. Phase 1 investigational clinical study.

2011-06-17 01:50:22

Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk of esophageal cancer than previously reported.

2011-06-09 14:47:36

Cancers of the gut, stomach and pancreas could be detected much sooner with a simple urine test, research suggests.

2011-06-05 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that PARAMOUNT, its Phase III study evaluating ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) in the continuation maintenance setting, met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival, or the time a patient is alive without their disease worsening, for patients with a specific type of lung cancer called advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). "Continuation maintenance" treatment is when...

2011-05-18 13:57:15

The results from a very well-done meta-analysis support other data generated on the risk of alcohol consumption and gastric cancer – that is – that the risk may be real for heavy alcohol consumption but not for moderate intake.


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