stomach ulcers

Juice from potato cures ulcers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Juice from the humble potato could treat gastric ulcers, thanks to its unique anti-bacterial properties, says a new research.A Manchester University microbiology team now hopes the ... Read more...

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Love your wine? Strawberries can help!


October 26th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) There's some good news for those who can't help resist the sight of liquor -- taking strawberries could minimise damage to stomach lining caused by alcohol. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man had toothpick in stomach for 25 years


June 27th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) A 65-year-old man in Sweden had been suffering from stomach pain for 25 years. He recently found out there was a toothpick lodged in his stomach ... Read more...

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Gut bug may cause development of Parkinson’s


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The gut bug responsible for ulcers could also play a role in bringing on Parkinson's disease."Our findings suggest that H. pylori infection could play a ... Read more...

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Self-test health kits ‘may do more harm than good’


March 31st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Experts have claimed that home tests for potentially life-threatening conditions could do more harm than good.According to Which?, DIY health kits for conditions such as stomach ulcers, prostate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thieving bugs more drug resistant


March 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Bugs that steal genes from others tend to become more drug resistant than some of their peers.This ability to 'steal' snippets of DNA from other species ... Read more...

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Bacteria more likely to adopt ‘loner’ genes than well-connected ones


March 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have finally found why bacteria are more likely to steal some genes than others after a study of more than three dozen bacteria species- including the microbes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

46p-a-day pill ‘could save lives of hundreds of arthritis patients’


October 6th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A 46p-a-day tablet could save the lives of hundreds of arthritis patients, according to new reports.The Axorid pill costs just 46p a day and could stop people crippled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health |

An aspirin a day keeps bowel cancer at bay


September 16th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking just an aspirin a day could protect you from bowel cancer. Scientists found that those who took a small, 75 mg aspirin tablet for a year were 22 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Heartburn Drugs Can Cause Fractures


May 26th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Health supervisory bodies in America have warned physicians and patients about the mounting risk of bone fracture due to the lengthy usage of well-liked heartburn ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Timeline of Mumbai terror attacks trial


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Finally, the verdict in the Mumbai terror attacks trial will be delivered Monday, May 3, by Special Judge M.L. Tahaliyani. The following is the timeline of the Nov ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Timeline in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial


March 31st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Nov 26, 2008, Mumbai terror attacks case, the verdict for which is to be pronounced May 3: 2008Nov 26: Ajmal Amir Kasab ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Elvis Presley ‘was suffering from over 12 illnesses when he died’


January 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Elvis Presley was suffering from over a dozen serious disorders when he passed away at the age of 42 in 1977, his doctor has disclosed.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Perceived benefits versus potential risks of taking NSAIDs


December 17th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which many athletes gobble down before and during events, could be causing more harm than good, says an expert."These agents are treatments for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a substance that gives feeling of booze sans the health risks


November 10th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): A substance is being developed which will give the high of alcohol without the negative effects like a hangover or liver damage.Controversial ex Government drugs tsar Professor David ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Scooter, the smallest dog, dies


September 4th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 4 (ANI): Claimed to be the smallest dog in the world, Scooter has died at the age of six-months.The tiny wonder reacted badly to medication, after he broke his leg ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exotic vegetable cultivation picks up in Jammu and Kashmir


August 29th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez BhattGopalpura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 29(ANI): Vegetable farmers in Jammu and Kashmir have opted for cultivation of exotic vegetables, as it has turned out to be more beneficial to them ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz kids as young as 10 taking cocktail of drugs, caffeine to boost sports performance


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 22 (ANI): In a bid to boost sports performance, children as young as 10 in Australia are consuming drugs and caffeine drinks, a leading expert has warned.Reports suggest an increased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Kasab suffering from stomach ulcers


June 25th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab has been diagnosed with stomach ulcers and is under treatment inside the jail here, the special court hearing the Mumbai terror attacks trial ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Stomach ulcer bug may be behind bad breath


November 24th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that bacteria, which cause stomach ulcers and cancer, may be behind bad breath.Scientists, for the first time, have found that Helicobacter pylori ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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 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...

Posted in National |

Marijuana may have anti-inflammatory agent that won’t get you high


June 25th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): According to a new research by Swiss researchers, a compound in marijuana might be a potent anti-inflammatory agent, which won't get people high.The finding could be ... Read more...

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