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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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Gastric bug H. pylori protects against asthma


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A gut bug, H. pylori, which infects half the global population and causes gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer, has been found to protect ... 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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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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Can flu infections prevent asthma?


December 14th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the influenza virus infection in young mice protected the mice as adults against the development of allergic asthma.The same protective effect ... Read more...

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Gastric bug genome sequenced


June 17th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Scientists have sequenced the genome of an Amerindian strain of the gastric bug Helicobacter pylori, confirming the out-of-Africa migration of this bacterial stowaway to the New World.Researchers led ... Read more...

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Human parasites can cause fatal liver cancer


October 12th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Human liver fluke can bring on one of the most fatal forms of liver cancer by secreting granulin, a hormone known to trigger unbridled cell growth. Michael Smout ... Read more...

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How diarrhoeal bacteria may cause some colon cancers


August 24th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have gained significant insights into how bacteria that cause diarrhoea may also be responsible for some colon cancers.The researchers have found that strains of the ... Read more...

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Peptic ulcer bug manipulates immune system: study


July 1st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 01 (IANS) A bacterium found in various parts of the stomach ensures its survival by manipulating our immune system cells, a discovery that could open the way to more effective ... Read more...

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Eat baby broccoli to keep stomach bug at bay


April 6th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Eating 70 grams of baby broccoli sprouts daily for two months, keeps a gutsy stomach bug like H. pylori at bay. The bug can cause gastritis, ulcers and ... Read more...

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Poor kids at increased risk of suffering from chronic infections


February 6th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Two new studies from the University of Michigan have shown that kids from low-income families are at an increased risk of suffering from serious infections such as ... Read more...

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How chronic inflammation can lead to stomach cancer


November 6th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Stomach cancer has been strongly linked to chronic inflammation. Now, a new study, led by Columbia University scientists, has shed light on how inflammation contributes to the ... Read more...

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H. Pylori may help prevent stomach cancers


October 13th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Some bacteria like Helicobacter pylori that inhabit the human gut, may help protect against the development of a type of stomach cancer.A review found that people who had ... 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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Stomach bug protects kids from asthma, says study


July 15th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 15 (IANS) Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that causes peptic ulcers and stomach cancers, but it also has its good side. It protects children from asthma, says a new ... Read more...

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50,000-year-old tummy bug may protect kids from asthma


July 15th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A stomach bug may help protect kids from developing asthma, states a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.The bug Helicobacter pylori, is a bacterium ... Read more...

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Study shows how ulcer causing pathogen survives acid


May 24th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A new study has found how a pathogen that infects half of humanity and is a key cause of ulcers and cancer survives and thrives in the stomach. ... Read more...

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Scientists identify novel toxin receptor for ulcer-causing stomach pathogen


May 24th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 24 (ANI): A research team, including two Indian-origin scientists, has discovered that ulcer-causing stomach pathogen, called Helicobacter pylori, enters the stomachs inhospitable environment via a novel toxin receptor ... Read more...

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Bacterial battle for survival leads to new antibiotic


February 29th, 2008 - 12:35 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) A bacteria under threat from another produced a new type of antibiotic, which can help in the treatment of stomach ulcers. Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria that causes stomach ... Read more...

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Heres why vaccines directed against cancer, HIV don’t work


December 14th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri and Imperial College London has found evidence suggesting why vaccines directed against HIV and many cancers do ... Read more...

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Indian plant may be effect ulcer treatment


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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Red wine can keep food-borne diseases at bay


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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