gastric cancer

Gastric cancer cases rise in China


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Deaths from gastric cancer are expected to steadily rise over the next two decades in China as the disease proliferates, said a Chinese cancer expert.It is ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover gut bug link to type 2 diabetes


March 14th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) H. pylori, a gut bug, may be linked to type 2 diabetes, the commonest form of this condition, particularly in obese individuals, a study reveals. H. ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing H. pylori bug spurs cell death


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Researchers have figured out how cancer-causing bug H. pylori, which infects half the world's population, attacks a cell's innards, causing it to die by self-destructing.The finding ... Read more...

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Estrogen found to protect against gastric cancer


July 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that estrogen protects women from the gastric inflammation that can lead to cancer. They are working on treatment that mimics estrogen's cancer-suppressing effects. ... Read more...

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Coming soon, sugar-based jab against stomach bug


April 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Researchers are developing a sugar-based shot against a deadly bug that triggers serious gastric disorders, including stomach cancer, and is so widespread that about half of ... Read more...

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Heavy beer drinking, gene variant up gastric cancer risk


April 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has found that heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher ... Read more...

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Turmeric can fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric, can fight colon cancer when used in combination with a popular anti-inflammatory drug, say researchers.A treatment based on this finding ... Read more...

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Turmeric ‘the right spice’ to fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that turmeric's active ingredient called curcumin amplifies the therapeutic activity of highly toxic anti-inflammatory drugs used to fight colon cancer when used ... Read more...

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Vaccine to prevent gastritis, ulcer disease, gastric cancer on the anvil


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and EpiVax. Inc. have identified a potential vaccine that could treat gastritis, ulcer disease ... Read more...

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Avastin helps women who are suffering from ovarian cancer


October 12th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The drug Avastin has been found to help women with ovarian cancer live longer without increasing the severity of their condition.However the drug’s positive effect lasts ... Read more...

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H. pylori’s twisted shape allows it to infect gut


May 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The bacterium Helicobacter pylori's twisted shape like a corkscrew or helix allows it to live in the human stomach and cause ulcers. It has also been linked to ... Read more...

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Corkscrew shape key to gut bug’s survival


May 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The shape of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which lives in the human stomach and is associated with ulcers and gastric cancer, is critical in its ability to colonise ... Read more...

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Antibiotics can prevent gastric cancer


March 13th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Japanese scientists have found that it is possible to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infections by using antibiotics.H. pylori can cause stomach ulcers and, in extreme cases, gastric cancer.Seiji Shiota ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on cause of stomach cancer


January 7th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists from University of Illinois have found certain vital clues that might help explain the cause of stomach cancer.They have found that Helicobacter pylori, the only bacterium known ... Read more...

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Green tea does not help in all cancer types, says study


July 15th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to keep cancer at bay, more and more people are turning to green tea. However, a new review of studies on the effect of green ... Read more...

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Study doubts green tea’s effectiveness in preventing cancer


July 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has raised doubts about the effectiveness of green tea in preventing cancer.Many individuals are incorporating small changes into their daily routine - such as drinking ... Read more...

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Gastrin levels vital in bacterial-induced stomach cancer


June 24th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Gastrin levels have a very important role to play in the development of Helicobacter-induced stomach cancer, according to a study.Over 50 percent of the world's population is infected ... Read more...

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Amino acid can offset gastric damage


May 16th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) H. pylori, the bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and gastric cancer affecting half the global population, is becoming highly resistant to antibiotics. A new study by scientists at ... Read more...

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Novel minimally invasive surgery to treat patients with stomach cancer


April 16th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A minimally invasive surgical approach has been found to have certain advantages that makes it a preferable treatment for some stomach cancer patients.Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ... Read more...

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Aspirin reduces stomach cancer risk


February 11th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
There was also a 32 percent reduction for the same type of stomach cancer in people who used other types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).However, aspirin does not protect against oesophageal ... Read more...

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‘Christmas tree’ protein protects from gastric cancer


October 14th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists in Australia have unearthed evidence that a protein likened to a Christmas tree protects against gastric cancer and ulcers. The protein, called MUC1, coats the stomach lining ... Read more...

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Disruption of gatekeeper gene may trigger colon cancer


September 10th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): In a study with human tissue samples and animal models, Singapore scientists have found that the absence or inactivation of the RUNX3 gatekeeper gene may initiate the ... Read more...

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Removing bacteria reduces risk of stomach cancer relapse


August 1st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Removing a certain bacteria from the stomachs of post-operative gastric cancer patients can slash chances of such cancers redeveloping, according to a study. Almost all stomach cancers develop ... Read more...

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Gene offers potential target for cancer therapy


May 21st, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A professor at the General Hospital of the Chinese Peoples Armed Police Forces has revealed that inhibiting a gene called NHE-1 in gastric cancer cells can induce ... Read more...

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