Category Archives: gastroenterology

Researchers find missing link between H. pylori bacteria and gastric cancer risk.


The ulcer-causing bacterium Helicobacter pylori can directly interact with stomach stem cells, causing the cells to divide more rapidly, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University.  The increased cell division was observed in mice, however, the data findings could explain why H. pylori is a risk factor for gastric cancer in humans, the researchers state.  The

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