helicobacter pylori

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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Kids with H. pylori infection have lower levels of iron


March 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A University of Texas Health Science Center study has found that children without previous iron deficiencies or anemia who remained infected with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) had significantly ... Read more...

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Probiotic to treat ulcers identified


February 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Spanish scientists have identified a strain of probiotic bacteria that may be useful in treating ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori."H. pylori is considered one of the major risk ... Read more...

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Catching flu early can protect you from asthma later


December 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Catching viruses such as flu when you're younger could protect you from developing allergies later in life, says a new study.Kids today are far too 'clean' for their ... 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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Common gut bug ‘fights Salmonella-induced inflammatory bowel disease’


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A research from U-M Medical School scientists showed that helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacterium, reduced the severity of inflammation of the colon caused by Salmonella in mice,More ... Read more...

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Personality disorders raise risk of ulcers


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Those with a personality disorder are up to five times more likely to develop stomach ulcers, a study suggests."Manifestations of peptic ulcer disease are influenced by mind-body interactions," ... 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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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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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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Human trial for revolutionary spoon-fed vaccines to begin Down Under


December 8th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Human trials are set to begin on a technique that could revolutionize vaccination by replacing the syringe with the spoon.The Australian-pioneered technique promises to make having the annual ... Read more...

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Exposure to several common infections over time linked to stroke risk


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that cumulative exposure to five common infection-causing pathogens is linked to an increased risk of stroke.Known risk factors for stroke include high ... Read more...

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Scientists detect chink in virulent stomach bug’s armour


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Scientists have detected a crack in the armour of the Helicobacter pylori, a common microbe that infects the stomachs of one-sixth of the world's population, causing gastritis and ... Read more...

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Crack in stomach ulcer bacteria could lead to new antibiotics


October 1st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists claim to have identified a crack in the armor of a common microbe that causes stomach ulcers and other diseases.They have identified a group of substances that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood adversities may help predict gastric ulcer


July 30th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Childhood adversities involving financial problems, conflicts in the family and alcohol use may have a predictive role with gastric ulcers, say researchers.Helicobacter pylori, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and ... Read more...

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Oz Nobel-winning scientist Barry Marshall making needle-free edible vaccines


July 29th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 29 (ANI): Australian Nobel-winning scientist Barry Marshall is trying to figure out how to make edible vaccines.Dr. Marshall was honoured with a Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2005, ... 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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How to prevent transmission of stomach ulcer bacteria


June 25th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new research from the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed that the stomach ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori is not transmitted through drinking water as previously thought, but rather through ... 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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Beef, chicken, fish may help treat stomach ulcers


May 16th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products and some fruits and vegetables could help keep stomach ulcers at bay, says a new study.Bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori are known ... Read more...

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Ulcer drugs with ibuprofen may offer Alzheimer’s treatment


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that common ulcer drugs when combined with an anti-inflammatory medication can offer a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease.The research team from the University ... Read more...

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Broccoli sprouts may help prevent stomach cancer


April 6th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Three-day-old broccoli sprouts, a widely available human food, could prevent stomach cancer by suppressing Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infections, according to a new study.H. pylori infections are one ... Read more...

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Special yogurt fights ulcer-causing bacteria


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Human clinical studies have shown how a new yogurt fights bacteria-causing gastritis and stomach ulcers, with almost vaccine-like effects. Researchers have long known that yogurt, a fermented milk ... Read more...

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Soon, anti-ulcer yoghurt


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new type of yoghurt has been found to be effective against bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, according to a new study.A type of bacteria called Helicobacter ... Read more...

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Undiagnosed gastric infections aggravate severity of diarrhoea


February 16th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Diarrhoea claims nearly two million people annually, the bulk of them being from poor countries in Africa and Asia.The disease accounts for 18 percent of all deaths ... Read more...

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Undiagnosed chronic infection may make diarrhoea fatal


February 13th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): MIT researchers have revealed that undiagnosed gastrointestinal infections might increase the severity of and delay recovery from acute diarrhoea.They have found that the underlying, low-level undiagnosed infection ... Read more...

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Scientists identify structure of key bacteria component


January 13th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists have identified the structure of a key component of the bacteria behind such diseases as whooping cough, peptic stomach ulcers and Legionnaires' disease. The research sheds light ... 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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Bacteria in stomach may protect against oesophageal cancers


October 6th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Bacteria, called Helicobacter pylori, which reside in the stomachs of humans may aid in the protection against the development of a type of oesophageal cancer, known as ... Read more...

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Why do stomach ulcers develop into cancers?


August 23rd, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Researchers have gained insights into why some bacteria behind stomach ulcers can also be instrumental in causing abdominal cancers.A bacterial strain like helicobacter pylori can infect the human ... 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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Stomach ulcer causing bacterium found in 700-year-old mummies


July 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico have discovered remnants of the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers in 700-year-old mummies.Yolanda Lopez-Vidal and colleagues from the National ... Read more...

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Leukaemia virus may prevent stomach cancer


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study from Japan has shown that a virus responsible for causing leukaemia can actually protect a person from developing stomach cancer.Researchers from Narao Hospital ... Read more...

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