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Study compares stomach acid control of three proton pump inhibitors in chronic NSAID users
...y also were required to be free from Helicobacter pylori
-- bacteria often associated with stomach ulcers. Participants were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups. Each treatment group received once-daily oral doses of esomeprazole (40 mg), lansoprazole (30 mg) or pantoprazole (40 mg) for fiv...
Gastric bug link to irregular heart rhythm
...e around 20 times as likely to test positive for H pylori
as the healthy volunteers, and their levels of C r...in were around five times as high. Both rates of H pylori
and C reactive protein levels were also significantly higher among those patients with persistent at...
Researchers win Nobel Medicine Prize for discovering cause of ulcers
...y for discovering that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
( H. pylori
) is responsible for stomach inflammation and ulcers. Each year, there are nearly half a million pe...
Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba and garlic: A grocery list for cancer prevention
... life. Broccoli Sprouts Relieve Gastritis in H. pylori
Patients; May Help Prevent Gastric Cancer (Abstrac...occoli sprouts significantly reduced Helicobacteri pylori
(H. pylori) infection among a group of 20 individuals. H. pylori
is known to cause gastritis and is ...
Cancer prevention news tips
...that stomach ulcers are almost always caused by H. pylori
infection, and that a course of antibiotics could ...oraphane had potent antibiotic activity against H. pylori
in test tubes. When broccoli-sprout eaters stopped their daily dose at the end of the study, gastr...
Helicobacter-pylori status might predict prognosis after surgery for gastric cancer
...s who test negative for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori
might have a worse prognosis after curative surger...e downregulated in patients who are negative for H pylori
and these patients should be followed up carefully because of a poor outlook", says lead author Dr G...
Nexium shown to reduce gastric ulcers in at-risk patients using long-term NSAIDS
...dy, patients were free of ulcers and Helicobacter pylori
infection and showed no evidence of GI bleeding or perforation within the prior six months. AstraZeneca R&D, Sweden, funded the study through a research grant....
New treatment against persistent ulcer-inducing bacteria successful
... quadruple therapy for patients with persistent H. pylori
despite previous treatment attempts. Levofloxacin ...According to author William D. Chey, "Helicobacter pylori
is a highly prevalent chronic infection with a worldwide prevalence of nearly 50% and U.S. prevalenc...
NIH grant of $665K awarded to Rhode Island Hospital
...inue research into how infection with Helicobacter pylori
bacteria leads to stomach cancer. Steven Moss, M...dying the link between a protein named p27 and H. pylori
, the bacteria associated with stomach ulcers and gastric cancer. He is also working on a vaccine to...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs use associated with higher 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 as...
Marc Levine, M.D., of Penn, wins Eminent Scientist of the Year award from the IRPC
...gus, NSAID-induced erosive gastritis, Helicobacter pylori
gastritis, and gastric MALT lymphoma. He also has been a leading proponent of double-contrast barium studies for evaluating the gastrointestinal tract and has authored or co-edited several of the major texts in his field, including Radiology of the E...
Aging population is causing major increase in the cancer burden warn experts
...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,...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 17, 2007
...l testing two different ways to treat Helicobacter pylori
infection (a common cause of stomach ulcers), rese... for patients with certain antibiotic-resistant H. pylori
bacteria. How to Use Quality Improvement Methods Ethically in Health Care The line betwee...
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...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...ses of gastric inflammation caused by Helicobacter pylori
infection largely explains the figures....