Tuesday May 14
A Rome III survey of functional dyspepsia among the ethnic Malays in a primary care setting
Backgrounds: The study aimed to survey for FD in a primary care setting in a population known to have an extremely low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection, with the hypothesis that in such a population, dyspepsia should have been relatively less common.
Genetic Variations Associated With Susceptibility to Bacteria Linked to Stomach Disorders
Two genome-wide association studies and a subsequent meta-analysis have found that certain genetic variations are associated with susceptibility to Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that is a major cause of gastritis and stomach ulcers and is linked to stomach cancer, findings that may help explain some of the observed variation in individual risk ... (more)
Early marker of H. pylori-infected patients at risk of gastric cancer
The corpus-predominant gastritis index may serve as an early marker of Helicobacter pylori -infected patients at risk of gastric cancer, reports a study in the latest issue of Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
'Gastrointestinal problems highly prevalent in Middle East'
KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Gastrointestinal problems are highly prevalent in the subcontinent and the Middle East, but it's overshadowed by the huge attention given to cardiac and other ailments, says eminent gastroenterologist and chairman of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology Prof D Nageswar Reddy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How Helicobacter pylori interacts with the stomach
Helicobacter pylori is the infectious bacterium that causes stomach ulcers. It was identified by Australian scientists Barry Marshall and Robin Warren in 1982 and for this they were awarded the Nobel Prize.