Tag: "pylori" at biology news
Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
...mon housefly, may be a reservoir for Helicobacter pylori
, thebacterium responsible for some types of ulcer...crobiology . This study is the first report of H. pylori
colonization of houseflies. "The mode of transmission of Helicobacter pylori
Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money
...d now be tested to determine if they harbor the H. pylori
bacteria---whether or not they have any ulcer symp...eported that prompt diagnosis and treatment for H. pylori
infection improved patient health and saved money. It has become widely accepted in recent year...
Hurdle In Ulcer Vaccine Development Cleared
...on the microbial part of theinteraction between H. pylori
and Leb -- the second half of the Velcro sandwich....taches to the Leb antigen.They also found that H. pylori
strains from different parts of the world hadadhesins that were the same size and had the same initi...
Researchers Discover Ways The Ulcer/Cancer Bug Can Trigger Disease
...o has severe gastritis orulcers, and you'll see H. pylori
associated with cells that line the stomach.The ba... Australian scientists fingered H. pylori
as the culprit of peptic ulcersin the 1980s, but the lack of genetically well-defined animal models ...
Researchers Discover How Ulcer Bug Becomes Antibiotic-Resistant
...ronidazole, a critical component of the leading H. pylori
therapy. They also have determined how the bacterium becomes resistant to this drug. H. pylori
infects more than half the world's people and is a major early risk factor for stomach cancer. ...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Also May Be Associated With Heart Disease
...ation between thebacteria -- known as Helicobacter pylori
(h. pylori) -- and heart diseaseappeared to depend...ease. "The prevalence of infection by Helicobacter pylori
was similar in patients withheart attack, unstable chest pain, or chronic chest pain," says the stud...
Perkin-Elmer, Dr. J. Craig Venter, And TIGR Announce Formation Of New Genomics Company
...st recently,TIGR released the DNA sequence for H. pylori
, the bacteria that causesstomach ulcers and B. burgdorferi , the pathogen that causes Lymedisease. TIGR's World Wide Web address is www.tigr.org ....
Cost Effective Prescribing For Duodenal Ulcers
(Varying efficacy of helicobacter pylori
eradication regimens: cost effectiveness study usi...sis model) The value of eradicating helicobacter pylori
in duodenal ulcer disease is well established but small differences in the efficacy of antibiotic r...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Found In Central Pa. Surface Water
...d certain types of stomach cancer -- Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori) bacterium -- in river, creek and lake... The study represents the first report of live H. pylori
in surface water in the United States, demonstrating a major reservoir for this organism outside t...
Peptic Ulcers: Stress Does Matter, After All
...lop ulcers have never been exposed to Helicobacter pylori
(H.pylori), the bacterium blamed for "causing" ulcers. "This shows that other factors must be involved," points out Levenstein, who has researched the causes of ulcers for over 10 years. "Stress is probably one of them. Studies show that pe...
Study Finds Shorter Period Of Drug Therapy Is Effective In Treating Stomach
Ulcers Caused By H. Pylori
...f three drugs is as effective at getting rid of H. pylori
as 14 days oftreatment. The research is being publ... reduced the recommended length oftreatment for H. pylori
from 14 to 10 days. The research focused on "triple therapy," which has been shown to have a higher...
H Pylori Screening To Reduce The Risk Of Gastric Cancer
...economic evidence for population-basedHelicobactor pylori
(H pylori) screening to reduce the risk of gastric...efits at a reasonablecost even if elimination of H pylori
reduced the increased risk of gastriccancer by only 15 percent in infected individuals. The study is...
First direct link found between bacteria in drinking water and stomach ulcers
... in persons drinking from that supply.Helicobacter pylori
is an organism linked to the cause of at least 75 ...rs made the association between watercontaining H. pylori
and the infection through tests of private wells supplyingdrinking water to individual households. I...
H.pylori bacteria and their human hosts
...ates first modelof dynamic relationship between H. pylori
bacteria and their human hosts. ANN ARBOR---Half...her; each oneis signaling the other." Helicobacter pylori
bacteria live in the thick mucus layer lining the inside ofthe stomach, which protects epithelial ce...
Experts take aim at Montezuma's revenge at conference organized by UM school of
...orecently found a strong link between Helicobacter pylori
and stomach cancer. "The stomach cancer risk posed by the Helicobacter pylori
bacteria is similar tothe lung cancer risk posed by smoking," says Dr. Mobley, an expert inHelicobac...
Repetitive DNA in the genome of Neisseria meningitidis
... genomes have also been published for Helicobacter pylori
and they also share only 93% of their coding sequences (Nature 397: 176-180, 1999). Comparisons of the sequences of diverse strains showed that both species are characterized by unusually high levels of sequence diversity, even within conserved genes...
Study contradicts assumption that ulcer bug has always plagued humans
...ion of this finding is that the Spanish brought H. pylori
to Peru when they conquered the Incan empire nearl... June issue of the Journal of Bacteriology. H. pylori
is carried by more than half the world's population, and it can thrive in the stomach for years. Whe...
Study at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke Medical Center reports short-term benefit in treating autism with antibiotic agent
...that most peptic ulcers are caused by Helicobacter pylori
(a bacteria) and can be cured by antibiotic treatment," she said. "I didn't believe in Ellen's theory when she first presented it to me," said Sandler. "But I thought it's strange enough to be true, and decided to test it." Sandler treated Bolte's ...
Could bacterial infection be responsible for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?
...ed for the presence of two genes. The two genes, H pylori
ureC and cagA, both indicate the likelihood of infection with Helicobacter pylori
bacteria. The same tissue samples from eight babies who had died of other known causes were also exa...
Genomic analysis of pathogenic and benign gastritis bacteria
...n with the mucosal resident bacterium Helicobacter pylori
can lead to a series of diseases of the gut, culmi...gastric adenocarcinomas. Still, most long-term H. pylori
carriers are apparently unharmed by the bacterium, either because of protective host genetic or envi...
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