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Cold Virus With P53 Gene Tested To Combat Ovarian Cancer
...er was discovered when she had an endoscopy for an ulcer
thatwouldn't heal. Later she learned that she also suffered from a hernia, so shehadn't connected the "bloaty feeling," often symptomatic of ovarian cancer, withany other illness. "The first time I went to see the Southwestern doctors, I took six pag...
Study Finds Shorter Period Of Drug Therapy Is Effective In Treating Stomach
Ulcers Caused By H. Pylori
...n dropping steadily over the past decades. Stomach ulcer
patients in whomH. pylori is eradicated have only a 15 to 20 percent chance of suffering fromanother ulcer. Those who still carry H. pylori have a 75 percent chance ofrecurrence. Fennerty said he hopes this research, along with the F.D.A.'s new guid...
Peptic Ulcers: Stress Does Matter, After All
... life are especially likely to develop ulcers, and ulcer
patients who are anxious or under stress have a ha...cated - and, I think, more exciting. Since peptic ulcer
is one of the few `infectious' diseases in which stress plays an important role, it gives us a great...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Found In Central Pa. Surface Water
... has found the cause of chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer
disease and certain types of stomach cancer -- Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacterium -- in river, creek and lake water in Central Pennsylvania. The study represents the first report of live H. pylori in surface water in the United States, d...
Cost Effective Prescribing For Duodenal Ulcers
...ue of eradicating helicobacter pylori in duodenal ulcer
disease is well established but small differences ... this covers non-ulcer dyspepsia as well as peptic ulcer
disease, the size of the bill underlines the rationale for making cost-effectiveness part of the er...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Also May Be Associated With Heart Disease
... "Screening for heart disease in patients with an ulcer
is not acost-effective strategy, although, of course, patients should be treated for h.pylori infection to heal their ulcer," says Pasceri. "Our results, which showthat the risk of heart disease is due only to virulent strains, allow us totreat pati...
Researchers Discover How Ulcer Bug Becomes Antibiotic-Resistant
...bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which causes peptic ulcer
disease, is sensitive to metronidazole, a critical... key component in combination therapies for peptic ulcer
disease. But between 10 percent and 30 percent of H. pylori strains in the United States and Western...
Researchers Discover Ways The Ulcer/Cancer Bug Can Trigger Disease
... has revealed why somepeople who harbor the peptic ulcer
bacterium get sick while others don't. If thestomach lining provides toeholds for the bacterium, it may draw the immunesystem's friendly fire. "If the right combination of circumstances occurs -- first, you'reunfortunate enough to be infecte...
Hurdle In Ulcer Vaccine Development Cleared
...sociated with H. pyloriisolated from patients with ulcer
disease." Most of the world's population i...about 20 percent of them eventually develop peptic ulcer
disease.Most gastric cancers also occur in people with current or past H. pyloriinfections. Although...
Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money
...Mich.--Millions of people with a history of peptic ulcer
disease continue to receive unnecessary treatment,...l of Gastroenterology , concluded that people with ulcer
disease who are being treated with acid-blocking medication should now be tested to determine if the...
Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
... the unlucky few it causes duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer
and gastriccancer. The organism lives in the stomachs of most people in the world,although in developed countries less than than 50 percent are infectedand most children are Helicobacter free. In developing countriesinfection is almost univer...