Tag: "pylori" at medical news
Hepatitis C Carries Another Risk-Cancer Of The Immune System
...n-Barr virus, HIV and bacteria called Helicobacter pylori
are all associated with lymphoma. Experts say that these organisms could cause cancer this way: Immune cells flock to the infection site, then make lots of copies of themselves to outnumber the viruses or bacteria that they want to kill. Most of t...
Cow Protein Aids in Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorder
... that therapy currently used to treat Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori) infection, a major cause of upper gast...therapeutic methods to increase the efficacy of H. pylori
therapy, says lead author Nicola de Bortoli, M.D., Ph.D., adding that data suggest that antibiotic r...
Intake of too Much Salt Could Lead to Stomach Ulcer
...ers said their findings show salt and Helicobacter pylori
(H pylori) bacterium interact to cause ulcers, whi...tive track. Found in stomach and duodenum, the H pylori
bacterium accounts for up to 90 per cent of duodenal ulcers and up to 80 per cent of gastric ulcers....
Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident
... once-common stomach bacterium called helicobacter pylori
were 40 per cent less likely to have asthma at an early age than those who didn't carry the strain. "Helicobacter is an ancient organism that everyone used to have in the stomach - and now it's disappearing," Dr. Blaser said. "Less than 10 per ...
Ulcer Causing Microbe Linked To Protection From Asthma
...h has confirmed previous work linking Helicobacter pylori
to reduced chances of developing childhood asthma....hat people infected with a particular strain of H. pylori
had a 21 percent decreased risk of having asthma and a 23 percent decreased risk of allergies compar...
The Longest Living Ulcer Bug With Humans
Stomach ulcer is caused by Helicobacter pylori
which is found to reside in the human digestive system for a long time. It has remained //in the same place despite the migration of early humans from Africa to other parts of the world 60,000 years ago. This was disclosed by a study which was publ...
Marked Increase of Cancer Cases Among Aging Population
...ts and vegetables and higher rates of Helicobacter pylori
infection," said Prof Boyle. Significant differences in the chances of surviving other cancers existed between the Eastern and Baltic European countries and other European countries. In the 25 member countries of the European Union an estimated 23,...
Link Between Family Size and Stomach Cancer Found
...Journal of Medicine on the relationship between H. pylori
and stomach cancer based on this Hawaii cohort, we...cancer and tested the samples for antibodies to H. pylori
and the cagA protein. Each of these men were matched with a similarly aged man from the original poo...
Antacids also control oral bacteria
...ling stomach hyperacidity and killing Helicobacter pylori
(the bacteria responsible for stomach ulcers). Now, the compounds are brandishing potent antimicrobial actions that interfere with the dirty work of other types of bacteria that cause plaque buildup and gingivitis. Such bacteria make their home on ...
Peptic ulcer bacterium peps up a host of diseases by traversing the blood stream
... highly mobile peptic ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori), in the blood stream. Indeed, a thoroughfare for the bacterium which could throw up many diseases- atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and many severe inflammatory conditions. These recent findings draw the support of earlier findings...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could cause gastrointestinal complications.
... combination NSAID therapy. Treat patients with H. pylori
infection prior to beginning NSAID therapy so as not to increase the risk of complicated ulcers. Institute gastroprotection methods, such as misoprostol or proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), for patients at high-risk of GI complications. "The associa...
Novel Treatment Method Directed At Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Deemed A Success
...e mainly caused by a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori
and can make the normal routine of breakfast lunch... quadruple therapy for patients with persistent H. pylori
despite previous treatment attempts. Levofloxacin is commonly prescribed to treat such infections as...
Receptor for H.pylori Identified in Stomach
...ists have identified the receptor for Helicobacter pylori
as the decay-accelerating factor (DAF), a protein ...try and Molecular Biology journal. Helicobacter pylori
are spiral shaped bacteria that live in the thick layer of mucus that covers the stomach lining. The...
Bacteria Commonly Seen In Radioactive Waste, Hot Springs Found Inside Humans
...t time inside the human body. The presence of H. pylori
was documented in 19 of the study participants. Conventional tests for identification of H.Pylori had however identified the bacteria only in 12 of the above individuals. More studies are clearly indicated to analyze gastric microorganisms in diffe...
War Against Cancer Continues
...ent role in gallbladder cancer. The Helicobacter pylori
bacteria are also reported to be responsible for stomach cancer. The intensive cancer research has resulted in the survival rate rising to 64%. New drugs like Gleevec and Herceptin have also contributed towards this. The suffering and death due to ca...
Aussie Nobel Prize Winners Receive Their Awards
...ank a very potent brew containing the helicobacter pylori
bacterium. Subsequently, he became very ill, but proved this point that ulcers are caused by bacteria. Professor Marshall became very famous for offering himself as a guinea pig. However, their discovery means that ulcers can now be easily treated b...
A Boon For Gastritis Patients In The Form Of Broccoli
...p prevent gastric cancer by reducing Helicobacteri pylori
(H. pylori) infection, which is known to cause gas...ccoli sprouts per day resulted in patients with H. pylori
infection experiencing a significant reduction of H. pylori
and pepsinogen (a biomarker in the blood...
Mom's Stomach Bacteria Can Cause Leukaemia In Children
A bacterium strain known as Helicobacter pylori
may raise the risk of childhood leukaemia, accordi...ren born to the mothers who tested positive for H. pylori
were 2.8 times more likely to contract leukemia. The risk was 3.7 times higher when the analysis w...
Nobel For Ulcer-Defying Aussie Scientists
...displayed by them proved in 1982 that Helicobacter pylori
bacterium was the main culprit behind the formation of ulcers. The prevailing view then was that these ulcers were caused by stress or due to high intake of Aspirin. Both these scientists from the Land of Oz refused to subscribe to this theory and se...
Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas
...accepted that, aside from gastritis and ulcers, H. pylori
is also a causative agent of gastric lymphoma, spe...following antibiotic treatment, re-infection by H. pylori
promotes the existing B cells to progress quickly into tumors. Therefore, it is important that treat...