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Aphthous Ulcers: Causes of Mucosal Inflammation Unclear

Oct. 22, 2014 — A painful inflamed lesion on the oral mucosa, which often seems to be burning at the periphery: every third individual has at one point had such a lesion -- an aphthous ulcer. Often they resolve ... read more

Exploiting Gastric Vulnerability: How Helicobacter Pylori Identifies and Colonizes Sites of Small Injury in the Stomach

July 17, 2014 — Helicobacter pylori infection promotes stomach ulcers and cancer. How H. pylori initially interacts with and irritates gastric tissue is not well understood. A new article now describes that H. ... read more

Do Your Stomach Bacteria Protect You from Obesity?

June 2, 2014 — The germ Helicobacter pylori is the cause of most stomach ulcers. It is estimated that 50% of the global population may be infected with H. pylori; however, only 20% of infected people experience ... read more

H. Pylori Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Studies

Dec. 19, 2013 — Researchers have developed an oral vaccine against Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria responsible for peptic ulcers and some forms of gastric cancer, and have successfully tested it in ... read more

Other Stomach Microbiota Modulate Resistance to H. Pylori-Driven Ulcers

Mar. 25, 2013 — Mice with different naturally occurring stomach bacteria have distinct susceptibilities to disease caused by Helicobacter pylori, the well-known cause of ulcers in humans, according to a new study. ... read more

Villain Stomach Bug May Have a Sweet Side: 'Bad' Gut Bacteria May Help Control Diabetes

Feb. 8, 2013 — A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and ... read more

Stroke Drug Kills Bacteria That Cause Ulcers and Tuberculosis

Dec. 20, 2012 — A drug for ischemic strokes may also treat tuberculosis and ulcers. New research shows the compound, ebselen, to inhibit the thioredoxin reductase system in bacteria, including Helicobacter pylori ... read more

Nov. 21, 2011 — Without the ability to swim to their targets in the stomach, ulcer-causing bacteria do not cause the inflammation of the stomach lining that leads to ulcers and stomach cancer, according to a new ... read more

Oct. 25, 2011 — In an experiment on rats, European researchers have proved that eating strawberries reduces the harm that alcohol can cause to the stomach mucous membrane. The study may contribute to improving the ... read more

Foot Ulcers: Research Identifies Factors Key to Healing Diabetes-Related Foot Sores

Oct. 26, 2011 — What’s crucial for a diabetic’s foot sore to heal is that the ulcer is superficial, blood circulation is normal, and the person has had diabetes for short time. This is shown in a large diabetes ... read more

Bacteria Associated With Stomach Ulcers Not Detected in Enlarged Adenoids in Children

Oct. 17, 2011 — Bacteria that cause stomach inflammation and ulcers were not detectable in tissue from inflamed and enlarged adenoids in children, according to a new ... read more

Transarterial Embolization Is a Safe, Nonoperative Option for Acute Peptic Ulcer Bleeding, Study Suggests

May 23, 2011 — Researchers report that in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding in whom endoscopy failed to control the bleeding, transarterial embolization is a safe procedure which reduces the need for surgery ... read more

Ulcer Bacteria May Contribute to Development of Parkinson's Disease

May 22, 2011 — The stomach bacteria responsible for ulcers could also play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease according to new ... read more

DNA from Common Stomach Bacteria Minimizes Effects of Colitis, Study Says

May 5, 2011 — DNA from Helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacteria, minimizes the effects of colitis in mice, according to a new ... read more

Probiotic Identified to Treat Ulcers

Feb. 24, 2011 — Researchers have identified a strain of probiotic bacteria that may be useful in treating ulcers caused by Helicobacter ... read more

Common Stomach Bacteria May Fight Off Inflammatory Bowel Disease Caused by Salmonella

Nov. 1, 2010 — Helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacterium, reduced the severity of inflammation of the colon caused by Salmonella in mice, according to new ... read more

New Evidence of Common Gastric Infection as Invasive Pathogen May Explain Antibiotic Resistance

Oct. 16, 2010 — Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium largely associated with gastritis and peptic ulcers in humans, may invade and replicate in gastric epithelial cells say researchers from China. This discovery ... read more

Hemostatic Powder Stops Bleeding Ulcers, Study Suggests

Oct. 13, 2010 — A new material similar to that used by the US military to treat traumatic injuries is showing promise as the next novel treatment for bleeding ulcers, a condition that commonly affects up to 15 ... read more

Mind Over Matter? The Psychology of Healing

Aug. 2, 2010 — People suffering from diabetes-related foot ulcers show different rates of healing according to the way they cope and their psychological state of mind, according to new research by a health ... read more

Immune System Important in Fight Against Stomach Cancer

June 28, 2010 — Researchers have identified cells in the immune system that react to the stomach ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori, one of the risk factors for the development of stomach cancer. This discovery ... read more

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