Tag: "pylori" at biology news
New reserach shows promise in conquering ulcer-causing H. pylori
... completely recovered from infections with H. pylori
after they were treated with h...tate. Scientists know that H. pylori
causes stomach ulcers in humans. The body typically responds...
Pain in the gut? Don't blame stomach acid
... can lead to peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. H. pylori
is the only bacterial organism in the stomach that cannot be killed by hydrochloric acid. Since Merchant wanted to study the relationship between other bacteria and gastric acid, she needed to exclude the presence of H. pylori. U-M scientists cultur...
Excessive growth of bacteria may also be major cause of stomach ulcers
has received much attention as the cause of sto... that is unfriendly to acid-tolerant Helicobacter pylori
, may actually allow the overgrowth of other types of bacteria, including Lactobacillus, Enterobact...
Helicobacter pylori infection most common in early childhood
...in the March 16 issue of the Lancet. Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori) infection is one of the most common ba...The average age they first became infected with H. pylori
was 7.5 years. More than 84 percent of the infected children stayed infected with H. pylori
Ulcer-causing bacteria use stomach inflammation to their advantage
...ction of the stomach by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori) leads first to mild inflammation. As t...he investigators also discovered, however, that H. pylori
latches on to the new sugar using a previously unknown bacterial adhesin protein, enabling the bacte...
Sweet success on the way to vaccine for ulcers, stomach cancer, reported in Science
...opulation whose stomachs contain the Helicobacter pylori
bacteria, other sugars have less sweet implicatio...French, and U.S. researchers, help explain why H. pylori
is such a tenacious, virulent bug, and provide new prospects for making a vaccine against it. There...
American Society for Microbiology Journals tipsheet: September 2002
...lternative to antibiotic treatment of Helicobacter pylori
infections say Korean researchers in the September... immunoglobulin obtained from hens immunized by H. pylori
may provide a novel approach to the management of H. pylori
infections in humans." (J.-H. Shin, M. Y...
Stomach-dwelling H. pylori bacterium reveals its age
...ntists first identified the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
in the stomach, but it is has been on the planet f...thousands of years before the time of Columbus. H. pylori
is associated with the development of peptic ulcers and gastric cancer. The study, led by ...
UCSD bioengineers use computer model to predict evolution of bacteria
... for E-coli, the red blood cell, H. influenzae, H. pylori
and yeast. Palsson's lab is one of the few in the country to build a complete network of the circuitry in given cells. Other researchers in the field are describing simple control modules within the network of a cell, as outlined by UCSD Bioengine...
New UGA study demonstrates bacterial pathogens use hydrogen as energy source in animals
...rcent of humans, for example, are infected with H. pylori
-- hundreds of millions of people -- though most s...most serious of the pathologies associated with H. pylori
infection, gastric ulceration and cancer. This is because one hallmark of the pathogen is its persis...
Ulcer-causing pathogen uses hydrogen for energy
...ology at NC State. The human pathogen Helicobacter pylori
does not. "No one has ever suspected hydrogen to ...was supported by the Georgia Research Alliance. H. pylori
is only found in humans, Olson says. The bacteria infects greater than 50 percent of the world's pop...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...e journal Infection and Immunity. Helicobacter pylori
bacteria were first isolated in the early 1980s an...accepted by researchers as a standard model for H. pylori
vaccine development. While the results are promising, more studies still need to be done, say ...
Cancer scientists to be honored by AACR during the organizations annual meeting in Toronto
...igenous Human Bacteria and Causation of Cancer: H. pylori
as Model System," will be delivered Wednesday, April 9, 8:00 9:00 a.m., in Hall AB. David S. Alberts, M.D. , professor of medicine, pharmacology, and public health, and director, Cancer Prevention and Control, University of Arizona Cancer Center, T...
Vitamin C may protect against ulcer-causing bacteria, study finds
...ill be prudent for people who test positive for H. pylori
infection to increase their intake of vitamin C. "...," he said. In 1982, scientists discovered that H. pylori
was responsible for causing peptic ulcers--painful sores in the lining of the stomach or the duodenu...
Software tackles protein pathways
... from the yeast S. cerevisiae and the bacterium H. pylori
and compared the interaction networks in both organisms. The software crunched the numbers and displayed the results in seconds. The turnaround time was impressive considering the scope of the effort: the bacterium contained 1,465 interactions among ...
Study examines role of helicobacter pylori in esophageal cancer development
... carcinoma. Earlier studies have suggested that H. pylori
infection may be associated with a reduced risk of.... In contrast, researchers have speculated that H. pylori
infection may increase the risk of squamous-cell carcinoma (cancer that arises in the cells that lin...
Bacteria live in the esophagus!
...archers discovered that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
lived in the stomach and is associated with ulcers... stomach cancers. The connection between H. pylori
and gastric cancer was one of the reasons why the NYU researchers were drawn to the esophagus. Might...
Chlamydiae infection may be associated with ocular adnexal lymphoma
...ink with infection with the bacteria Helicobacter pylori
. To determine whether there is an association between infection with C. trachomatis, C. pneumoniae , or C. psittaci and ocular adnexal lymphoma, Andrs J. M. Ferreri, M.D., of the San Raffaele H Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy, and colleagues...
Evidence of nanobacterial-like structures found in human calcified arteries and cardiac valves
...s, especially given such potential parallels as H. pylori
causing ulcers, could be that "objects hypothesized to be a type of bacteria (nanobacteria)" could be involved in "mechanisms mediating vascular calcification (which) remain incompletely understood." Researchers "Evidence of Nanobacterial-like Stru...
Cell growth and death controlled by single pathway in lymphoma cancer model
...nflammation provoked by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori). Infection by this bacterium is one of...most common cancer. In some people with chronic H. pylori
infection, the immune cells that respond to the infection acquire genetic changes, called chromosoma...
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